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Location & Geography

Turkey is located on the crossroads between Europe and Asia with most of its territory called Anatolia. Turkey is surrounded by three seas, the Aegean Sea on the West, the Black Sea on the north, and the Mediterranean Sea on the south.

Capital: Ankara
Population: 83.5 Million
Language: Turkish
Currency: Turkish Lira (₺)
Number of Universites: 207
Number of International Students: 182.138 (2019)

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Culture & History

Turkey is more than a bridge between two continents. Actually, Turkey is a country in which East and West meet in a much broader sense.

Turkey has been successful in blending these two cultures and being home to cultural and historical richness and legacy for thousands of years.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Many universities in Turkey offer scholarships to International students. Scholarships are awarded to successful applicants based on their highest scores achieved in international or national examinations and their high school or undergraduate grades. Full or partial scholarships are applied towards tuition fees for education.

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Cost of Study & Living

The cost of study and living will be your other consideration in your study abroad decision. Compared to other international student destinations, Turkey offers significantly lower annual tuition fees and much lower living expenses.

Living expenses for international students generally go upwards from 250 to 500 US dollars per month depending on the living standards you choose.

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After Graduation

One of the main questions you will have after graduation is “what is next ? ” International students graduating from Turkish universities have a lot of options including, pursuing a graduate degree, returning back to home with a widely accepted diploma or finding a job in and out of Turkey. In addition, international students are able to work part-time in Turkey during their education.