For any international student, Turkey has a lot to offer: high quality education and a very multicultural population, lively cities and beautiful landscapes, artistic, cultural and sportive events. Living and studying in Turkey will definitely inspire you and change your perspectives permanently.
Study programs in Turkey will overwhelm international students with a plenty of schools, programs and locations. At the same time you will have the opportunity to experience both modernity and tradition in one of the safest and most stable countries in the region.
There are now around 170 colleges and universities across the country, with more than 30,000 international students. Language studies are very popular among international students. However, studying languages is not the only thing bringing students to Turkey: there is a variety of English-language programs offered in a number of other subjects. Some Turkish universities use English as the medium of teaching while others offer at least the opportunity to learn English. Above all, the high quality of education will prepare you for a future anywhere in the world.
The Turkish education system offers international students a rich field of choices. You will find a number of options to fit just about any need from specialized degrees to unique programs geared toward international students. Multicultural affairs studies are popular as well as programs in International Relations, Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Business Management, Engineering, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.
With such a large landmass, Turkey enjoys a variety of climates, earning the country the nickname ‘the land of four seasons’ (In Turkish: dort mevsim). From the temperate climate of the Black Sea region, where 80% of the world’s hazlenuts are produced, to the continental climate of the interior, and the Mediterranean climates of the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts, Turkey’s weather systems are geographically diverse..
1. Marmara, Aegean, and Mediterranean coasts:
These coastal regions have a typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The swimming season becomes shorter the further north one goes: South Aegean and Mediterranean April to October.
2. Black Sea Coast:
Temperate climate with warm summers, mild winters, and relatively high rainfall.
3. Central Turkey:
These areas have a steppe climate with hot, dry summers, cold winters.
4. Eastern Turkey:
Long snowy, cold winters with mild summers.
5. Southeast Turkey:
These areas have a hot summer with mild, rainy winters.
ABU is a research university that offers interdisciplinary graduate and post-graduate programs over wide range of subjects.
Our academic staff includes faculty members who have attained their PhDs from leading universities abroad, and who have conducted oustanding academic research. Thus, ABU is able to offer quality education for students, enabling them to easily find employment opportunities throught the world,
ABU has adopted a life-long education program. ABU, the leading innovation and education center in the Mediterranean Region, responds to the educational need a of individuals and the bussiness world in the region through our Continuous Education Center.