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Describing one experience in studying a degree abroad in Turkey will be exciting to talk about. As Turkey remains an intersection between East and West, it remains an exemplary haven, be it for studies or holidays.

The fact that it’s near to Europe and Asia makes seeking for a degree in Turkey a favourable choice for many international freshers.

Why Study in Turkey?

 International students numbered more than 125,000 chose to study in Turkey in the 2017/18 academic year. The Turkish government is eager to expand this number, targeting to attract 350,000 international students over the next few years. Turkish universities provide students with the chance to have a unique higher education adventure.183 higher education institutions are available in Turkey, 109 of which are state universities, with the rest of 74  university being private non-profit institutions. You are able to obtain a bachelor’s degree, masters degree and doctoral degree.

 The Turkish higher education system is one of the youngest in the world, it is already accumulating a good reputation worldwide. There are 2 of Turkey’s universities in the 2019 QS World University Rankings top 500. Koç University is the highest ranked which is placed at 448th, followed by Bilkent University, which is placed at 456th.8 more Turkish universities can be seen in the top 1000.

Studying in Turkey is not that much distinct from what you’ll find in the European Union (EU) Bologna system. It is categorized on 3 levels: Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D.
Nevertheless of the degree type you choose to study, There are 104 public universities and 62 private ones you can choose to study in.

Some universities which offer English-taught study programmes are:

Given the broad option of Turkish universities, there’s no surprise that the study programmes offer is even wider. There are very few subjects you can’t study in Turkey.
Here are some popular options you can consider:

You can surely look at some of the following documents to be needed:

If you want to study a programme in Turkey, the next phase is to revisit the requirements to apply for that degree.
The programme website should frequently be checked by the student to know the exact criteria and see if you meet them, there are also some common conditions you have to fulfil.

If you intend to do a bachelor’s degree in Turkey, you will need to have passed through a high school or be about to graduate.

If you are ready to study in Turkey, you will need to request for a student visa. This stage can be done at the Turkish consulate or embassy in your home country before arriving in Turkey. When you have acquired a visa, you will be able to enrol as a student, as well as being able to acquire a residency permit.
The length of your application for a residency permit is one month of your arrival in the country. To do this, you will have to provide proof of your admission to a Turkish university, you will also need to make available your passport, Turkish student visa, photographs, and the money.