Middle East Technical University or Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (METU) - public higher education institution in Turkey. The studies at Middle East Technical University began in 1956. Middle East Technical University is a jewel of Ankara, where the university constructed its campus.

University ranking. Middle East Technical University ranks second in the national rating of Turkey. Middle East Technical University Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. Its expertise lay in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is in the top 400 in the quality of education criterion. The university is among the most respected institutions by the employers of Turkey and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. We can tell that Middle East Technical University is very selective as it accepts only 1 out of 10 applicants. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. 1,000 USD/год. The university also offers master’s programs that cost 1,000 USD per year. Online programs are available for the students of the university. Before starting to plan your education at METU read more information on the official website http://www.metu.edu.tr.

The composition of the university. Middle East Technical University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 25 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The university has about 7% of foreign students. The university employs 1000 teachers and professors. METU has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of METU. The university has a dedicated library.
Ranking   500   2
Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi
Country Turkey
City Ankara
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
54 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
54 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
1,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $288 -577 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 10.00%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1956
Abbreviation METU
Teachers 1,049
Students 25,686
Foreigners 7%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Scientia Dux Vitae Certissimus
• YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu
• European University Association (EUA)
• Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 500
Country ranking 2
Academic Reputation 309
Employer Reputation 241
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 368
Engineering and Technology 184
Natural Science 334
Social Sciences and Management 293
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 500
QS World University Rankings 434
Cost of living in Ankara
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 75 124
Food 108 197
Transportation 26 75
Communications and utilities 45 59
Clothing 16 60
Sports and leisure 19 62
Total 288 577
Accommodation in Ankara USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 75
Shared room in city centre 126
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 132
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 229
Alternative title
English Middle East Technical University
Russian Ближневосточный технический университет
Arabic جامعة الشرق الأوسط التقنية
German Technische Universität des Nahen Ostens
Spanish Universidad Técnica de Medio Oriente
French université technique du Moyen-Orient
Japanese 中東工科大学
Korean 중동 공과대학교
Portuguese Universidade Técnica do Oriente Médio
Chinese 中东技术大学
cy Prifysgol Techoleg y Dwyrain Canol
it Università Tecnica del Medio Oriente
Ukrainian Близькосхідний технічний університет
ca Universitat Tècnica de l'Orient Mitjà
nl Technische Universiteit van het Midden-Oosten
tr Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi
hu Közel-keleti Műszaki Egyetem
sv Mellanösterns tekniska universitet
fa دانشگاه خاورمیانه
bg Близкоизточен технически университет
he האוניברסיטה הטכנית של המזרח התיכון
ur مڈل ایسٹ ٹیکنیکل یونیورسٹی
el Τεχνικό Πανεπιστήμιο Μέσης Ανατολής
da Mellemøsten Tekniske Universitet
cs Technická univerzita Blízkého východu
hy Միջինարևելյան տեխնիկական համալսարան
az Orta Şərq Texniki Universiteti
et Lähis-Ida Tehnikaülikool
ka ახლო აღმოსავლეთის ტექნიკური უნივერსიტეტი
mk Технички Универзитет Среден Исток
nb Midtøstens tekniske universitet
ku Zanîngeha Teknîkî ya Rojhilata Navîn
uz Middle east technical universiteti
tl Pamantasang Teknikal ng Gitnang Silangan
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Middle East Technical University - Official Description

Middle East Technical University (METU), founded in 1956, is an international research university which seeks excellence in serving the country, region and the world. METU has 40 undergraduate programs within 5 faculties. Moreover, there are 5 Graduate Schools with 97 masters and 62 doctorate programs and a "School of Foreign Languages". METU accepts students only from top 1.5 % of approximately 1.8 million applicants taking the National University Entrance Examination, each year. METU, currently has about 23,000 students of which 4,500 are in masters and 2,700 are in doctorate programs. METU strives to maintain a high standard of education by international standards. Thus, the medium of instruction at METU is English at both undergraduate and graduate levels. METU has always sought external assessment, accreditation and certification by international organizations, and been committed to a "quality culture". The University has completed the process of "Institutional Evaluation" by the EUA in 2002. As a part of its efforts to ascertain world-quality education, in 1991 METU initiated a long-term program to have all its engineering programs accredited by ABET. Since its foundation, METU as an international research university has been the leading university in Turkey in terms of depth and breadth of international...

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