|Student Exchange Program:
Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey
Up to 2 places are available for KIMEP students for one academic year
Middle East Technical University (METU), a state university founded in 1956, currently has over 22,000 students of which 4400 are in masters and 2200 are
in doctorate programs.
METU hosts about 1350 international students from nearly 65 different countries studying toward myriad of academic degrees. METU, with 120 Erasmus agreements and 130 bilateral exchange and cooperation agreements with universities in third countries annually sends 250 students and hosts 200 students and 60 teaching staff/researchers.
METU has 47 undergraduate programs within 5 faculties. Additionally, there are 5 Graduate Schools with 97 masters and 55 doctorate programs and a "School of Foreign Languages" which includes the English Preparatory Department. 10 undergraduate programs (including 1 international program) are offered in connection with METU Northern Cyprus Campus.
Please visit the following pages to learn about programs: http://www.metu.edu.tr/academic/undergrad.php and http://www.metu.edu.tr/academic/grad.php
Life at METU
The main part of the campus has dormitory capacity for approximately 6000 students who benefit from a shopping area, banks, post office and many eating places. Also a wide variety of sports facilities, including gymnasiums, tennis courts, basketball and football fields, jogging trails, olympic-size indoor swimming pool, and an outdoor swimming pool are available on METU campus. Among off campus facilities, METU has lodges at Elmadag, 30 kilometers from the METU campus, and a resort at Uludag near Bursa where mountain climbing and various skiing activities are possible.
Throughout the academic year, students can enjoy art exhibitions, concerts, recitals, cinema and theater events as well as a variety of social and academic activities. The Cultural and Convention Center hosts many of these events and many more. One of the most favored social activities is the traditional International Spring Festival held in May.
Incoming International Exchange Students:
Offered Courses http://oibs.metu.edu.tr/View_Program_Course_Details_64/
Catalog Description http://catalog.metu.edu.tr
Fall semester: early September – early January
Spring semester: mid February – mid June
* Please, check the calendar on http://www.oidb.metu.edu.tr/english/acadcaleng.html
Fees and Costs
KIMEP Exchange Students should pay tuition fee for all courses they take at METU and will transfer after (min. 3 courses) to KIMEP prior to departure according to academic calendar as usually.
KIMEP exchange students pay student fee to METU.
Other fees are responsibility of the students!
Accommodation Fee and Estimated Living Costs
Accommodation: USD 85 – 120 monthly.
Dormitory is provided.
Meals: min USD 300 per month
Books: USD 150 per semester
Public transport: USD 100 per month maximum
Round ticket: about US 800 dollars
Insurance: about US 100
Administrative/Orientation fee: US 40
Other expenses depend on student’s personal life-style!
Total**: about USD 3, 000 per semester.
Having been nominated as an exchange student to METU, your next step would be to complete the documents listed below and send them by email to METU:
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION:
Health Insurance Valid in Turkey
Copy of Passport
One Copy of Official Transcript
A Letter of Intention
At Least One Recommendation Letter
One Passport Size Photo
For application form, please click
For accommodation form, please click
The last day of May is for Fall Semester/or Academic Year Applications
November 15 is for Spring Semester Applications
Study Abroad Office
Middle East Technical University