Türkiye Scholarship

Turkey hosting students all around the world for more than 150 countries opens doors of its universities that offer high quality, internationally recognized degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines for Syrians as well.

Scholarship with vast opportunities and education in qualified Turkish universities will help students to gain new perspectives, and abilities making them one step ahead of others in their career. Türkiye Scholarship is a non-refundable. The aim of Türkiye Scholarships is to improve mutual understanding with other countries and to contribute richness of global information with people oriented approach.

Students, who are awarded under Turkiye Scholarship Programme, continue their education in a programme in line with their education background as scholarship holders.

Master Programs

Two types of master degrees -master’s with thesis and non-thesis programs- are offered for students. Whereas master's programme with thesis require at least seven courses, one seminar and a thesis study; non-thesis master programme require at least ten courses and a semester project. The required period to complete the master degree is 2 years.

Doctorate Programs

Doctorate programme require at least seven courses, proficiency exam and a thesis. The period to complete the courses are four semesters at maximum and the period to finish the doctorate program is eight semesters. To be able to apply for a doctorate programme, it is an obligation to have a master's degree. The applicants can apply with their undergraduate diploma to the joint doctorate programs which consists of both master and doctorate education.

Academic Calendar

In Turkey universities run on a two semester arrangements, known as fall and spring semesters. Besides, some universities have summer school programs.

Academic Examination Process

Academic performances at the universities are based on success and attendance. Universities test students' academic success with different examinations such as two midterm and one final or one midterm and one final. Some universities implement different systems such as make-up exams or summer schools. In addition to exams, various assignments and reports can be required for grades. Pass marks in the universities are usually 60/100 (2.00/4.00) (These grades may differ among universities).

Language of Instruction

The applicants must prove their efficiency in the universities' course language which is usually in Turkish (Also in English, French and German). The students, who are accepted to university but not able to get the efficiency in the required language, are given language course for a year. Also, Turkish lessons are given to international students.

Contact Information

  • Phone: 0850 455 0 982
  • E-Mail: suriyedestek@turkiyeburslari.gov.tr