General Information (09-11-2002)
BASIC INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATIONS FOR 2004
UNDERGRADUTE COURSES OFFERED TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Ankara University offers BS/BA degree courses in the following faculties, schools and fields . The required years of study for a degree is six years for the Faculty of Medicine, five years for the Faculties of Dentistry and Veterinary Science and four years for other faculties and schools.
MEDICINE, HEALTH SCIENCE
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Veterinary Science
Faculty of Pharmacy
Ankara Cebeci School of Health: Nursing; Obstetrics
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURE:
Faculty of Sciences : Astronomy and Space Science; Biology ; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics; Statistics
Faculty of Engineering: Chemical Engineering; Electronics Engineering; Engineering in Physics; Geophysical Engineering; Geological Engineering; Computer Engineering; Food Engineering;
Faculty of Agriculture: Agricultural Systems Technology ; Animal Science and Production; Landscape Architecture; Plant Sciences and Production.
School of Home Economics : Home Economics
LAW, POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE:
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Political Science: Economics; Labor Economics and Industrial Relations; International Relations; Management; Public Administration; Public Finance.
HUMANITIES, COMMUNICATIONS, EDUCATION, DIVINITY
Faculty of Languages, History and Geography (Faculty of Letters)
Turkish Language and Literature, Contemporary Turkish Dialects and Literatures
English Language and Literature ; American Language and Culture; French Language and Literature ; German Language and Literature; Italian Language and Literature; Spanish Language and Literature; Russian Language and Literature ; Modern Greek Language and Literature; Bulgarian Language and Literature; Hungarian Studies; Polish Language and Literature;
Arabic Language and Literature; Persian Language and Literature; Sinology ; Hindology; Urdu Language and Literature ; Japanese Language and Literature Korean Language and Literature.
Sumerology ; Hittitology ; Classical Greek Language and Literature ; Latin Language and Literature
History of Art;
Documentation and Data Processing
Faculty of Communications : Journalism; Public Relations and Presentation; Radio, Television and Cinema
Faculty of Educational Science: Guidance and Psychology; Counseling; Teacher Training in Computer Sciences and Teaching Tecnologies; Teacher Training at Pre-school Level; Teacher Training at Primary School Level; Teacher Training in Social Science Studies; Teacher Training for the Mentally Retarded
Faculty of Theology: Theology; Teacher Training in Religious Culture and Ethics at Primary School Level
APPLICATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDY
Admission of international students to Turkish Universities takes place through the Central Entrance Examination for Foreign Students (YÖS), given by the Student Selection and Placement Center of Turkey (ÖSYM).
Requirements: Candidates must have completed or be in their final year of secondary education, equivalent to the Turkish lycée.
How to apply for the academic year of 2005: International applicants should write to the following address for application forms and for the ÖSYM-YÖS 2004 Guide, sent free of charge.
Öğrenci Seçme ve Yerleştirme Merkezi
The Guide booklet gives detailed information about the prerequisites for entering institutions of higher education in Turkey, the number of places available for foreign students and other relevent information. The information is designed to assist the applicant to list his/her preferences when filling out the Application Form.
Deadline for application: Applications are accepted starting from November and the deadline is 12 March 2004. The fee for application and the examination is 50 US Dollars or its equivalent in a currency acceptable by the Central Bank of Turkey.
Examination date: YÖS 2004 examination will take place on Sunday, 18 April 2004.
Examination centers: The examination will be held in Ankara (Turkey) and also at Tirana (Albania), Baku (Azerbaijan), Dacca (Bangladesh), Cairo (Egypt), Amman (Jordan), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgyztan), Beirut (Lebanon), Skopje (Macedonia), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Ulanbator (Mongolia), Islamabad (Pakistan), Kazan (Russian Federation), Damascus (Syria) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on the same date.
URL for Student Selection and Placement Center : http://www.osym.gov.tr
In the academic year of 2004-2005, foreign students will be placed according to their YOS results (Examinitaion for foreign students) Application requirements will be announced at www.ankara.edu.tr in April.
TESTING AND PLACEMENT
ÖSYM-YÖS test is in two parts.
Basic Learning Skills Test: evaluates abstract reasoning skills; the questions have minimal dependence on language but explanations are given both in English and Turkish. :
Turkish Language Proficiency Test: evaluates comprehension of written Turkish; this test has no part in the placement of the candidate.
The candidates are placed to the programs of higher education depending on the points they get from the Basic Learning Skills Test, the candidates own order of preferences from the programs offered in the YÖS 2004 Guide, the requirements of the specific programs, and the available places.
Candidates placed in Ankara University but have poor points from the Turkish Language Proficiency Test are admitted to the University and given one year leave to learn Turkish. in "The Turkish and Foreign Languages Studies Center" of Ankara University (TOMER). These students are required to be successful in their their final (diploma) test within a year, in order their registration to the University to be valid.
LEARNING TURKISH LANGUAGE
The language of instruction in Ankara University is Turkish.
"The Turkish and Foreign Languages Studies Center of Ankara University" (TÖMER) offers Turkish Courses to all interested foreigners, before or after application or placement to a university.
For information on Turkish course programs and fees please contact:
A.Ü.Dil Öğretim Merkezi (TÖMER)
Türkçe Kursları Bölümü
Ziya Gökalp Caddesi, NO:18/1, Kızılay
06650 Ankara, TURKEY
Fax: (0090 312) 435 97 86
Online Turkish Learning Center
For learning Turkish online, in your own time, please see the following:
Ankara University is a state University. Tuition fees are determined by general regulations for each academic year. International students are required to pay the yearly fee in US Dollars at the beginning of the academic year.
The current yearly tuition fees for international students for the Faculties and Schools of Ankara University in the 2003-2004 academic year are as follows:
Faculty of Medicine 973 USD
Faculty of Dentistry; Faculty of Pharmacy - 817 USD
Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Science 636 USD
Faculty of Law; Faculty of Political Science - 519
Faculty of Languages, History and Geography; Faculty of Educational Sciences;
Faculty of Science; Faculty of Theology; Faculty of Communications: Faculty of
Health Education 467 USD
School of Home Economics 376 USD
Apart from the tuition fee a student will require about 400-500 US Dollars per month for maintenance . An International student is not expected to work. Residence permits are only given to students who can prove that they will be receiving adequate financial support.
The Turkish Government has cultural exchange agreements with a number of countries. Foreign applicants should contact the Turkish Embassies in their own country about the possibility of receiving a Turkish Government scholarship.
The State Hostel system in Turkey is open to international students.
Text Revised: June 2004