Education and training in Turkey

A person’s journey begins from the first seat he sits on, and the first book he holds. One of us begins his awareness and awareness from the first word he reads and understands, so the endeavor is always to develop educational and training capabilities for all, the world is always busy improving and developing himself through the science that It will be taken from small hands with high aspirations to refine and become capable of reconstructing their country and making it obtain the value that it will raise with the future. Today, Turkey is one of the first countries famous for its educational capacity, and the first place that constitutes an educational destination for local and foreign students, as it is classified as one of the most important host countries for students from around the world. This is due to the diversity of educational programs in schools and universities, as it includes more than 60,000 programs in more than 200 universities, and because of Turkey's cultural and cognitive diversity, any foreign student can easily integrate and understand and match his requirements with Turkish programs.


Study levels in Turkey:

Study in Turkey starts from the nursery stage to higher education.

First - Teaching nurseries:

It is early childhood education for children aged 3-7 years, with special programs to develop children's educational and cognitive abilities to make them ready to enter another stage of education with a knowledge repertoire appropriate to the development that will occur in the coming periods for them and under the supervision of the government and the social ministries.

Second - Primary Education:

It is about four continuous years of education after the nursery stage, to include children aged 7-10 years, to start an educational journey that is developed from the previous trip. The educational programs for the primary stage include more meanings and understanding of the environment and studying it more in order to Moving on to detailed education in the next stage.

Third - Preparatory Education:

It is also a stage that includes four more years of continuing education for students aged 10-14 years, under the responsibility of the Ministry of Education. The educational programs for the preparatory stage fall, in addition to the presence of the so-called Imam Hatip schools, which are affiliated with the student’s desire after the primary stage. These are schools concerned with religious study under the responsibility of the General Directorate of Religious Education.

Fourth - Secondary Education:

Also, four more years of education at the secondary level, the educational field for students becomes wider, such as Anatolian schools, secondary sciences, fine arts and sports, in addition to schools of social sciences, and schools that adopt vocational and technical programs, students' ages range from 14-18 years, and all These areas are under the auspices of the Ministry of Education.

Fifthly - Higher Education:

The stage that comes after the student finishes the study stage in schools and begins studying at the university, there are many stages and various different programs from a bachelor’s degree to a doctorate for various specializations and branches.

Foreign students and Turkish education:

In order to study in Turkey for foreigners, there are some conditions that must be adhered to:

  • Availability of legal papers:

Such as student visa, residence permit, and health insurance

  • Complete all required documents:

Student acceptance form, high school diploma translation or its equivalent, transcript of transcripts translated into Turkish, letter of financial guarantee, and registration fee

  • Passing the YÖS Exam:

This test helps foreign students to increase acceptance of the opportunity to study in Turkey in many fields, including medicine, law, psychology, pharmacy, architecture and others, and it is general questions about the student's understanding and general information.

The cost of education in Turkey:

With regard to studying in government schools, they are free for Turkish and foreign students, and as for private schools, the cost varies according to the school, each of which has different subjects and curricula than the other, as for universities, they are paid, but scholarships are available to facilitate some students.

The most important features of education in Turkey:

  • Strong, high-quality curriculum:

The certificate you obtain in Turkey is recognized all over the world.

  • Effective practical exercises.
  • Diversity, plurality and abundance of Turkish educational centers.
  • The diverse and comprehensive Turkish culture and its progress and development.
  • The foreign student obtains the Turkish residency, and it is renewed every year.
  • Turkish education costs are low and internationally recognized.
  • Living conditions in Turkey are easy for foreigners, allowing them to learn and work at the same time.

Turkish Scholarships:

It is a scholarship offered by the Turkish government to a foreign student to complete his education without being paid or at lower costs than it is. Turkish scholarships are considered one of the most famous scholarships in the world, as they include all disciplines and all levels of study. All students from all over the world are entitled to apply for these scholarships except for holders of Turkish citizenship.

The most important characteristic of Turkish scholarships:

  • The grants bear the travel costs to enter and exit Turkey after completing the study.
  • The grant provides housing for students in what is called university housing, but the student can choose the housing he wants in the place that is provided at his own expense.
  • The student obtains the Turkish residence permit for free.
  • The scholarship holder gets a year of study to learn the Turkish language for free.
  • The scholarship holder receives a subsidized, ie, low-cost transportation card.
  • The scholarship holder gets free health insurance for the duration of his studies.
  • The scholarship holder receives a monthly stipend that varies according to the level of study.

Turkey today is one of the developed countries that seeks to improve itself from time to time by exploiting many advantages that attract everyone from all over the world. An opportunity like Turkish education and scholarships is one of Turkey's most important achievements. Today it is at the forefront of countries as it is one of the most important and most famous centers of education.