1- Why study in Turkish universities?
Turkey lives in political and economic stability, as it is the sixth largest economic power in Europe, and sixteenth in the world. This affected the study in Turkish universities
Perhaps the most important reasons that made Turkey a destination for education are the quality and effectiveness of studying in Turkey and the low cost of living, as well as the low cost of tuition fees in Turkish universities and language institutes compared to Western countries.
Turkish educational institutions enjoy a high global reputation as well as global recognition in a large number of countries and have become a dream for every student who wants to complete his studies after secondary school.
2- What do Turkish universities provide?
1- A high level of quality in the study
2- Internationally recognized certificates
3- Modern university cities and unique possibilities
4- Cultural diversity
3- What are the necessary conditions for applying to Turkish universities?
One of the most important conditions that must be met in order to apply to Turkish universities, whether public or private, is that the student has a high school diploma.
4- What are the documents required to apply to Turkish universities?
1- A copy of the secondary certificate, translated and certified by the notary public.
2- A copy of a valid passport or a copy of your property or residence
3- A personal photo
5- What is the language in which the student studies at the university, and is the study available in English?
Turkish (100%) – English (100%) – or Turkish or English together with a percentage (70% Turkish _ 30% English)
In addition to that, the Arabic language has been added in the last two years, but in limited universities and colleges, and this is gradually being increased.
6 – What are the fees and prices of public universities?
In general, the fees and prices of public universities vary according to the level of the university and the specialization, and they are paid in two stages at the beginning of each semester.
The fees for engineering specialties range between 300-600 dollars, while for medical specialties it ranges between 1000-3,000 dollars annually. Syrian students are exempted from fees in the morning shift.
7 – Does the student have to be fluent in the language when applying to Turkish universities?
Language is not a requirement when applying because the student, after university admission, will undergo a preparatory year if he does not pass the special language test at the university.
As for students who have language certificates such as TOMER, IELTS or TOEFL, they are exempted from the preparatory year at the university.
8 – What are the medical services provided to the student?
Medical services in Turkey depend on the health insurance system, which guarantees the student treatment through a health insurance card, and the student obtains health insurance upon registration at the university
9 – What is the cost of housing and living for students in Turkey?
An estimated foreign student in Turkey spends about 300 to 400 US dollars per month, distributed over accommodation, food, clothing and luxury, in addition to transportation and communication costs.
10 – Do you recommend that I live in university housing or live in a private apartment or with a family? Of course university housing is better for several reasons. First, you are new and do not know the country and the entrances and exits of the city. University housing is safer and better, especially in the first year.
Secondly, university housing is the cheapest, and its cost is approximately 50 dollars per month. As for private housing, it may exceed 300 dollars per month
11 – Does age have an effect on the issue of acceptance?
Age has no effect on the subject of admission, and the door to study is open to all ages
12 – When is the application open?
Usually, applications to Turkish universities start from the middle of the fourth month (April) until the middle of the ninth month (September), and there are some universities whose preferences remain open until the tenth month if necessary.
13 – How do I choose the specialty or program that is best for me? Choosing a program sometimes seems like a daunting task as there are many options,
So do not hesitate to ask us as we will guide you and provide you with suitable suggestions, about the many options for studying in Turkish universities,
As well as providing tips to help you get started and focus your academic and personal goals at the same time,
Helping you to narrow down your search and choose from a few programs
14 – Do I need a visa?
As soon as you receive the acceptance letter, you must apply for a student visa by contacting the nearest Turkish embassy or consulate in your country. The process can take 15 to 45 days.
Upon arrival, you must seek a residence permit within 30 days. This will allow you to travel inside and outside Turkey without having to re-apply for a visa
15 – Is it possible to obtain a tourist visa instead of a residence permit?
Yes, it is possible. A tourist visa can be obtained upon entering the country. Its duration is three months, but that is slightly shorter than the duration of a full semester, so it is necessary to leave and come back to get a new visa.
16 – Is it possible to renew my passport from Turkey?
Yes, you can renew your passport through your country’s embassy in Turkey. The procedures differ from one country to another, and if the student is required for recruitment or not in his country
17 – Is it possible to apply for a bachelor’s or postgraduate studies with a certificate for the penultimate term of his current study?
Yes, students can apply for the first term certificate from the last year of their current study and obtain acceptance, whether the student wants to apply for graduate studies or to study a bachelor’s degree, but two conditions must be met:
The student’s cumulative total until the current semester is higher than the minimum required by the university
The student must submit proof that he will graduate from the current school stage on a specific date, and this date is before the end of the registration period in
The university that the student wants to enroll in
18 – When can I obtain early admission to private universities in Turkey?
You can get early admission by applying with us to private universities before you finish the last year of grade 12, by applying for the first term certificate from the last year of high school
19 – Are the degrees granted by Turkish universities recognized outside Turkey?
The Turkish Higher Education Council supervises all Turkish universities, and the Turkish Council and Universities participate in the European Union program that seeks to harmonize academic standards in 47 countries. The equivalency for each country is usually determined by the country’s educational authority.
20 – Do I have to come in person when applying to study in universities?
No, you can send the required documents and we at Unizone Student Services will help you apply to the university and major you want.