Being student in foreign country when your classmates are speaking in another language, and the fact that you cant see your family and friends for a long time ,might be frightening for some people. But turkey is not one of those countries that when you are living in it, you feel homesick. Universities in turkey provides good quality education, they give many scholerships annually, health insurance and they covering your accommodation in the best place they can and many other services that they provide for foreign students. Also turkey in best known for its tourist attractions. Tourists from all over the world come to turkey because it has very interesting,historical places to visit.So.when you are student in one of Turkish universities ,you are not gonna get bored in your free time.
Prices in turkey
When you are thinking about studying in a university in another country one of the most worrying concerns that you are dealing with,is prices. You need to think about your educational prices and also prices for living in that country. Prices may encourage you to live in a country or force you to withdraw from living in that country.Costs of living are very high in some countries and you may not be able to afford those costs as a students.
Costs of living in turkey
When you are moving to another country to study your favorite major , You need to learn how to save your money.So, You need to use public transportation, insurance and other thing that may save some money for you.
One of the most essential factors that you need to pay attention when you are moving to another country is paying rents.If you want to rent an apartment with one bedroom in city center, it will be 2,326.01 TL,apartment with 3 bedroom in city center is 4,158.17 TL and apartment with 1 bedroom outside of center is 1,328.14 TL and apartment with 3 bedroom outside of center is 2,400.19 TL per month.
Turkey public transportation includes local buses, Taxis and subways .for taxis You need to pay 3.10TL per km,3.62 TL for local buses and 5TLfor subway ticket
You need to Pay 12.01TL for rice(1kg), 11.52 TL for Eggs(12), 2.73TL for one Loaf of fresh white bread(500g), 22.96 for Chicken Fillets (1kg) and 43.93 TL for Local Cheese (1kg). Education costs in turkey Turkey has 200 university. There are some private university in turkey but most of them are public. Compare to other countries, Turkey is a little cheaper but you still need to cover a lot of costs include accommodation, education and etc .some students need to have some scholarships to cover their costs. Turkish universities offers many scholarships.
Student cities in turkey
There are many education programs in turkey that you can participate in. At first, when you are thinking about studying in another country ,you looking for large cities with high quality universities, public transportation interesting entertainment life ,costs and etc ).But, we all know that every cities in this world has some disadvantages too that we need to know and consider them when we are going to decide.
When someone wants to visit turkey, first city that comes into mind will be Istanbul. Istanbul is the most popular city in turkey .It has many historic, cultural places to visit. There are over 15 Milion people who live in Istanbul, So it’s a crowded city and for the ones who like peaceful cities Istanbul may not be the best choice. There are many famous places that tourists from all over the world come to visit in Istanbul like BLUE masque, Grand Bazar ,Galata Tower, Istanbul Modern , Pera Museum and many other tourists attractions that you can visit when you are in this magical city.
Ankara is capital of Turkey, Second largest city after Istanbul and one of the oldest cities in the world. Ankara is one of the most important crossroads in Turkey for trade and Exports in Turkey. compare to Istanbul, Ankara in more cultural and has many museums and may not be interesting for everyone.’
Best Universities in Turkey
When we are talking about top universities in a country, we need to check QS World University Rankings website which presents a ranking of the leading universities in Emerging Europe and Central Asia. Most of These universities are in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey’s two largest cities. Ankara has 3 high ranked university(all of them are in top 50) and Istanbul has 5 high ranked university(all of them are in 30).If you want to study in one of these universities ,you need to check the website of the university.
METU (Middle East Technical University)
This university is based in Ankara, capital of Turkey. METU is a state university founded in 1956,has about 30,000 students .METU involved in many research projects in the world and it counts as the most important international research university in Turkey. METU has 9 major faculties, schools and institues:
- Faculty of Architecture
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences
- Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Graduate Schools
- Technical Vocational School of Higher Education
- School of Foreign Languages
- Departments Reporting to Rectorate
- University website: https://www.metu.edu.tr
- METU university ranked 601 in QS ranking in 2021.
Koc university is a private, non-profit research-intensive university in Istanbul, founded in 1993 and its one of the leading universities in turkey.This university provides best and the latest models of equipments in classroom and laboratories. Students in this university can have the highest level of education and also have all oppe KOC university has 9 major programs for master:
- Engineering & Technology
- Natural Sciences & Mathematics
- Social Sciences
- Business & Management
- Computer Science & IT
- Medicine & Health
- Arts, Design & Architecture