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Learn and Study in Türkiye


About This Course

Education in Türkiye went into high gear in the first half of the 20th century. Large-scale education campaigns were organized following the proclamation of the Republic of Türkiye to improve the literacy rate which today stands at 98%.

Foreign language learning is continuously increasing in Türkiye, and certain high schools and universities even provide education exclusively in foreign languages.

With more than 200 universities and close to 8,500,000 university students, Türkiye is a country where young foreigners can undertake an undergraduate or graduate program to study and hone their skills. Campus life is very active, thanks to the presence of social clubs, sports teams, and the availability of many cultural activities, while local universities grant numerous scholarship opportunities to successful students.

The country’s weather and climate diversity are a dream for adventurous students yearning for a wide range of outdoor activities and extreme sports across unique landscapes, ranging from sailing, diving, camping, and hiking to skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, or even skydiving. Another enticing factor is the legendary Turkish hospitality – the Turkish people are exceptionally warm and welcoming!

Students wanting to study on a budget will discover that the cost of living in Türkiye is more affordable than in certain other countries. In addition, students are eligible for price reductions in public transportation networks, museums, and even cinemas, while scholarships will alleviate the burden of rent. Successful students also have the opportunity to stay in university dormitories.

Türkiye, with its climate, geography, history, culture, and higher education institutions spread all over the country, is increasingly taking its place among the countries where the world's youth seek education and training. This trend is evidenced by the growing number of international students choosing to study and learn in Türkiye every year.

This course has been designed to provide you with general information on education in Türkiye, and in-depth knowledge on its seven regions, its major cities, and most important universities. You will also learn the conditions and advantages of studying in Türkiye as an international student.

What You Will Learn

After completing this module, you will:

  • Acquire general knowledge of Türkiye and its education system
  • Learn about the benefits of studying in Türkiye
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge on the means and facilities catering to young international students coming to Türkiye
  • Learn about Türkiye’s regions and its important university cities
  • Be able to guide local students in your country on education in Türkiye confidently and with concrete knowledge


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  • Internet

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