Study in Turkey

After the industrial, commercial and urban renaissance that occurred in Turkey, the world's attention turned to Turkish universities to benefit from the educational system followed in them, and to receive knowledge from the minds that contributed to this renaissance. In this article, we will talk about the educational system in Turkey and its stages.

The educational system in Turkey: All public and private Turkish educational institutions operate under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. There are these schools in Turkey, especially public schools, even in the smallest cities in the country, and the educational stages are divided into:

  1. Kindergarten stage: Kindergarten under the age of 6 years is optional, not compulsory.

  2. Primary stage: education is compulsory and free for 8 years, and this stage is for children from 6 to 14 years old.

  3. Secondary education: It is 4 years of secondary school, or secondary vocational education. This stage is intended for adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18 years.

  4. Some schools may have an extra year of language study, and most schools are public, public schools that provide a good education.

  5. Higher education stage: at this stage the student must study 4 years at university or 2 years in higher vocational schools, some institutions have an additional year of language study

  6. Master's study: in Turkey, it will be in two years after obtaining the leave.

  7. PhD study: in Turkey, it will be between 3 to 5 years after obtaining a master’s degree.

How to register in Turkish schools:

One of the most important conditions for enrolling your children in Turkish schools is that you have obtained a residence permit in Turkey, and your child must be under 18 years old.

  • If he will enter the first grade, he must go to the schools near your place of residence with a residence card or a camel in addition to a residence document confirming that your place of residence is the same as the place where the school is

  • If your child is receiving education in another country and you move to live in Turkey, his last academic record, in addition to the educational stamp and the school district stamp, is required for registration.

These documents must be translated and taken together with the original and a copy of the passport to the Education Department of the place of study and residence and to apply. Some private schools also have an entrance test where your child must pass a certain score for admission.

Turkish public schools have a large number of applicants, so you must be careful not to delay your child's enrollment because the school's capacity may be full.

Turkey has international schools sponsored by different countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada, and they follow the same education system in these countries.

Most immigrants are interested in educating their children in these schools, and in fact this is the purpose of establishing these schools. Most of these schools teach in English, but German and French can also be found. Turkish is also taught as a second language in these schools. The degree offered to the student at the end of the course is international.

Turkish universities:

Universities provide high-quality education to create young people capable of creating a better future. Therefore, universities work to provide scientific, technical and social training, and they also support students to conduct scientific research within the framework of scientific and ethical standards.

Public and private universities in Turkey need some requirements for registration, including the following:

  • Translation of all types of secondary certificate. Whatever the year of its issuance, it must be translated into the Turkish language and ratified by the Turkish Directorate of Education and then by the Notary Public.

  • Attach a copy of your passport or Kimlik card.

  • For students who will continue their studies, they are required to submit a transcript with a description of the courses issued by the university in which they were studying, and their translation and attestation.

  • Any document owned by the student that proves that he was studying at the university must translate and include it in his papers because it may enhance his chances of being accepted.

  • 6 personal photos

  • A registration fee of about 55 Turkish lira to be paid to a bank under a referral given to him by the university.

  • Fill out the table of desires. The student must carefully weigh his desires, and he must take into account his high school average when writing down his desires so that they are reasonable and proportional to what is required.

  • Universities define desires with three desires, and some of them specify a larger number.

  • After the student is accepted into the college, he is granted a period of one year to learn the Turkish language in preparation for joining the college he accepted.

Turkish Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies:

Turkish grant program Türkiye Bursları is the most famous programs of the Turkish government to provide grants for foreign students who want to complete their university education in Turkey. The program was launched by the Turkish government to support successful and outstanding students in the stages of university, masters and doctorate and even research levels.

Grant registration:

Registration in the online grants program can be recorded from anywhere in the world by mobilizing an electronic system with eight languages, including Turkish, Arabic, French, French, Russian, Persia, Albanian and Bosnia.

A student accepted for Turkish scholarships has the following advantages:

  • The monthly salary of the scholarship: It varies according to the study taught by a university, a master or a doctor

  • Accommodation: Scholarship recipients can stay in government student housing for free, with meals and all housing services provided.

  • Scholarship recipients do not pay university fees.

  • Health Insurance: Scholarships students have governmental health insurance. Through it, they can receive treatment from government hospitals for free, and from some private hospitals for free.

  • Study the Turkish language for a full year: scholarship students study the Turkish language

Conditions for registering for the Turkish scholarship:

  • To be a foreign citizen (who has not previously held Turkish citizenship)

  • He should not have joined a Turkish university at the same level he intends to apply to.

  • That he has graduated or is about to graduate by the end of the school year from the previous stage of the stage to which he intends to apply.

  • To be under the age of 21 to apply for a bachelor's degree.

  • To be under the age of 30 to apply for a master's degree.

  • To be under the age of 35 to apply for a PhD.

  • To be under the age of 45 to apply for a research grant.

  • That his health condition does not prevent him from completing his education.

There are many differences in Turkish universities, whether in the educational curricula or the method of education itself that make them the best universities in the world, so if you need a strong education that does not compete, you should study in Turkey, or wait for the grants provided by the Turkish government for those who are unable to pay the expenses However, they must be among the most distinguished students in order to receive grants without hindrance.

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