Turkey has over 200 universities, the vast majority of which are state-run. These Turkish universities are ranked numerically based on their positions in the overall Best Global Universities rankings. Schools were assessed based on their research performance and ratings from members of the academic community from around the world and Asia. If you want to study in Turkey, you must first determine which universities are suitable for you. Times Higher Education World University Rankings examine the performance of the world’s top institutions across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.

 

  • İstanbul Kültür University

İstanbul Kültür University, based in Turkey’s city of Istanbul, rose one spot this year to eighth in the EECA rankings. It was founded in 1997 to play an important role in the development of Turkey and Middle Eastern countries, and it now has approximately 31,000 students, many of whom are exchange students attending for a semester or a year.

Istanbul Kültür University only accepts students from the top 1.5 percent of its 1.5 million yearly applicants due to high demand. English is the medium of instruction.

 

  • Bahcesehir University

Bahcesehir University, ranked  in the latest EECA ranking, was founded in 1998 and was the first American university to be established outside of the United States. Bahcesehir University is located in Istanbul. As a result, students avoid the congested Istanbul traffic and enjoy the sea and its fresh air as they travel from campus to campus. Our Galata campus focuses on the Communication Faculty’s work in new media. Galata offers tablet publishing in digital media, digital game-based learning of news from the studio to the desk, and a variety of other workshops.. The language of instruction is English, as it is at Middle East Technical University, and the university maintains strong ties to the American higher education system.

 

  • Bilkent university

Bilkent University is ranked 14th in the 2019 EECA rankings. Its name is an acronym for “bilim kenti,” which is Turkish for “city of learning and science.” Bilkent University was Turkey’s first private non-profit institution, founded in 1984 by Turkish academician hsan Doramac, and it has the country’s largest academic library. It is one of the country’s leading research-intensive universities, with approximately 13,000 students enrolled in nine faculties and two four-year professional schools, many of whom are international students from countries other than Turkey.

 

  • Sabanci University

Sabanci University, also in Istanbul, is the fifth-highest ranked university in Turkey this year, ranking 18th in the EECA rankings. It is another new university, having started classes in the fall of 1999 and currently enrolling around 4,000 students. Sabanci University’s Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS) and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) provide undergraduate and postgraduate students with a diverse range of disciplines. Scholarships are awarded to 42 percent of its undergraduate students.

 

  • Istanbul Okan University

Istanbul Okan University, founded in Istanbul in 1999, is currently ranked 12th in the EECA region and was named after its founder culture. Okan University is one of Turkey’s most prestigious higher education institutions, provides a world-class learning experience with 22 undergraduate, 32 graduate, and 18 PhD programmes, and currently teaches approximately 5,500 students. “To cultivate Turkey’s most competent graduates, well-rounded adults who are internationally qualified; who can think creatively, independently, and objectively; and who are confident leaders,” the university’s mission states.

Conclusion

Turkey has 66 universities in the overall Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Cankaya University is Turkey’s highest-ranked university, ranking 401-500.

 

Where to study for a degree in Turkey is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are available to assist you in making the best decision possible, particularly if you wish to study abroad. Investigate Turkey’s universities below – we’ve compiled some information that we hope will assist you in deciding where to study.