Turkey is a top tourist destination with 40 million tourists visiting every year, coming on the sixth most popular vacation destination. Universities in Turkey are no exception. Turkey is targeting a hundred thousand international students’ year fall.
There are about 200 universities in Turkey, 17 of which were among the top 1000 universities globally.
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Finally, this report covers the top 10 universities in Turkey. Ready?
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Koç University was founded in 1993 as a privatenon-profit university in Istanbul and quickly became one of the leadinguniversities in the region.
Not to mention, Koç main philosophy is to create and maintain a free environment for its students. The university majors include business administration and economics, humanities and arts, engineering and technology, physical sciences, social sciences, medicine and medical sciences support study.
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Undergraduate and graduate programs at Sabancı University differ in its approach from other universities. Not to mention, the principles that underlie the majors and institutional structure are based on a multidisciplinary approach with no traditional departments.
With over 240 students, Sabancı University includes many majors like business and economics, humanities and arts, physical sciences, and computer science. Also, engineering and technology, and social sciences.
Finally, with 4.201 undergraduate students alone, Sabancı is worth checking out.
Bilkent is a private, non-profit English medium university, located in the capital, Ankara. Also, known as the hub of academic, social and cultural activity in the city.
Bilkent includes majors in humanities and arts, business and economics, engineering and technology, social sciences and computer science.
Finally, Bilkent offers its students a vibrant campus life and the key to future success.
Second among the Turkish universities involved in the Physical Sciences rankings prepared by Times Higher Education (THE);
Atilim University is one of the oldest private, non-profit institutions established in 1996 in Ankara.
With high-quality education that adopts European standards, Atelem is awarded internationally.
Similarly, Atelem majors are in business administration and economics, humanities and arts, engineering and technology, social sciences and physical sciences.
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Bogazici University is the first American university established outside the United States, and in 1971 the university was delivered to the Republic of Turkey to overlook.
BU includes six colleges and six graduate institutes. It offers many majors like life sciences, physical sciences, humanities and arts, and social sciences.
Finally, with 437 Full-time faculty members, 82 Instructors, 88 foreign lecturers, 266 research assistant, 891 administrative personnel, Bogazici is a solid name.
Istanbul Technical University
ITU (İTÜ) main focus in on research and development. ITU supports the International Federation’s Research Programs to increase scientific and technological productive capacity at an international level.
Founded in 1773 with the name “Mühendishane-i Bahr-i Hümayun” (Imperial School of Naval Engineering) during the reign of Mustafa III, Istanbul Technical University is a prominent and pioneering university of engineering and architecture.
Not to mention, Istanbul Technical University includes majors like humanities and arts, business and economics, engineering and technology, computer science and physical sciences.
İTÜ offers a favorable environment for students to build a successful career in their professions.
Founded by Prof. Dr. A. Haluk ÖZEN, on July 8, 1967, Hacettepe University is a public institution located in the Turkish capital of Ankara. Not to mention, Hacettepe University is one of the best medical colleges in the country.
Similarly, it offers more than 150 undergraduate degrees and more than 200 graduate programs.
Hacettepe majors of study are humanities and arts, life sciences, engineering and technology, physical sciences, social sciences, business and economics, medicine and supporting medical sciences.
Istanbul University’s origins date back to the Ottomans in 1453 AD. From then throughout changes in times, today the university has 22 colleges and more than 50,000 students.
IU includes many majors like life sciences, business and economics, engineering and technology, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. Also, it offers medicine and medical sciences.
Middle East Technical University
METU first established in 1956, and it specializes in natural and social sciences.
With over 120,000 alumni, METU majors include 107 graduate and 69 doctorate majors in humanities and arts, life sciences, business and economics, engineering and technology, physical sciences, computer science and social sciences.
Not to mention, METU student groups and societies of the office of Cultural Affairs and Sports made many cultural, sports and arts events like concerts, exhibitions, performances and conferences which amounts to the total number of 863.
Not bad for student life!
TOBB University of Economics and Technology
TOBB is a young, private, non-profit university that was newly etstablished in 2003.
Generally, the university’s motto includes a primary goal, which is to train Turkish youth in careers in the technical and commercial fields. Not to mention, TOBB has several programs of study like humanities and arts, computer science, business and economics, engineering and technology.
TOBB is known for AI where all students studying at TOBB ETÜ Artificial Intelligence Engineering department will take basic mathematics, computer programming, data structures, algorithms and database systems courses with Computer Engineering students.