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Why Study in Turkey ?

Studying in Turkey: Turkey is a traditional “University landscape” that has been attracting people from all over the world for centuries. Many Turkish universities are among the first 500 – 1000 world rankings.

Many Turkish scientists / writers / artists who have their alma mater in Turkey are quite well nominated in the world and have contributed to world history.

Turkey is a multicultural country.

The country itself is geographically and culturally a bridge between East and West. People of all religions and ethnic affiliations and all sorts of lifestyles feel at home here. They define Turkey as their home. Every year more than 160,000 students come from abroad to study in Turkey. These students are mostly from Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and the United States of America.

Regional, ethnic and cultural differences make the country all the more interesting. Every year, foreign capital from all over the world flows into the country, so that the labor market is very multicultural and very lively. You can make your language skills very quickly an advantage here and while studying in Turkey, speaking a foreign language is an advantage.

People from Turkey

People from Turkey are known for their hospitality and friendliness, Mediterranean-Aegean-Black Sea way of life. It is an industrialized, modern, avant-garde country, living mostly the lifestyle of the 21st century.

Also Central Anatolia in general has a very accepting, warm, boisterous, mild and emotional humanity. The work and life attitudes of these people are western influenced. The students in Turkey are also very cosmopolitan.

For many neighboring countries of Turkey, which are currently in critical situation, Turkey is and remains a respite space in which they can live out liberties. When studying in Turkey, you can meet people from all over the world and make new friends and cooperatives.

The labor market in Turkey is very mobile, meaning they travel a lot both domestically and abroad, and they can participate a lot in international working life in Turkey, because Turkey is in an economic boom.

Turkey is full of natural wonders

Turkey has several thousands of miles of coastline, seas. Beyond that, Turkey has a great many mountain and steppe landscapes, many renowned nature parks and architectural cities, and a preserved wild life. In your spare time as a student, you can track the transition of two continents in nature very clearly. It is a wonderful country, as most of us know.

You’re probably wondering what that has to do with studying in Turkey. Here is the reason: The summer semester break in the Turkish universities last about 3 months. You have all the time in the world to experience all of these beauties as human beings in addition to your student life.

Many students rent cars and do road trips or camps in the summer, traveling all over Turkey. There are many festivals that are organized in such places.

Expenses while studying in Turkey

As an international student, you may live well in Turkey on a monthly budget of 400–650 EUR. When compared to other study places throughout the world, this is far less expensive. Depending on your lifestyle and spending patterns, your average living costs will rise or fall.

Living / Housing in Turkey

Using the assumption that you own your own property and don’t have rent or a mortgage to pay, the cost of living in Turkey is approximately 3.500 TL for a decent lifestyle but rising to 7.000 TL in big cities like Istanbul, Ankara, and Izmir.

Further Reading: If you are a first-time property buyer in Turkey, Guide to Buying Turkish Property for the First Time to make sure you find the home of your dreams. Otherwise, contact us today if you want to speak to a sales representative by email, telephone, or by visiting one of our regional offices.