You can receive education in Turkish or English at European standards in any field you want at private and public universities in Turkey (Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry etc. Health Departments, Engineering, International Relations, Social Departments and Law etc.).
Public universities are very cheap but generally Turkish education is provided and Students are taken by YÖS exam to bachelors. Private universities are paid but the language of instruction is Turkish / English and registration is done without examination and is done according to high school diploma grade.
YÖS exam is not required for postgraduate education in the Turkey, it is sufficient to graduate successfully from your university. Some universities may request additional documents. Enrollments can be made in both semesters in spring and autumn. Period of study is 2 years for Associate Degree, 4 years for Bachelor’s degree, 2 years for post-graduate and 4 years for PhD.
Private Universities: They provide undergraduate and postgraduate education. In general, the languages of education are Turkish and English. These are entered without an exam with a diploma grade point average.
There are many departments such as Health, Engineering, Economics, International Relations, Logistics, Marketing, Law etc. These departments are especially found in big cities such as Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
State Universities: They provide undergraduate and postgraduate education. In general, the language of education is Turkish. These are entered through the YÖS Exam.
All known departments in the world are available. Although most of them are found in big cities such as Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir, they are spread over every province of Turkey.
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY AND STATE UNIVERSITY
|Acceptance Requirements (Exam)||Without exam/Diploma grade only||With Exam (YÖS)+Diploma|
|Language of Instruction:||Turkish/English||Generally Turkish|
|Presentation of Documents:||English/Turkish||Only Turkish|
|Fee (General Departments)||2500-8000 USD/Year||200-1000 USD/Year|
|Fee (Medicine-Dentistry, Pharmacy)||12 000-20 000 USD/Year||1000-2000 USD/Year|
|Discount Scholarship:||Yes / 25-50-75-100%||Non/Flat-Rate Tuition|
|Language proficiency/ Language course:||Required/Yes||Required/Yes|
|Consultancy Fee:||None/Paid by the University||Yes/Paid by the student (400 USD)|
|Provinces:||(90%) Istanbul/Ankara/Izmir||In all provinces of Turkey.|
|International Office:||Yes / Many languages are spoken||None/Generally Turkish is spoken|