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Istanbul Technical University (ITU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Istanbul, Turkey. ITU was established in 1773 and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. As a part of European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), ITU is actively building the academic environment in Turkey.
QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which ITU is on top-610. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 75 place among top institutions.
ITU does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor programs.
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ITU tuition fees
The academic calendar at ITU is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at ITU are different for locals and foreigners. Turkey citizens pay 22 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 295 USD. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.
Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
Study programs at ITU
Agriculture & Forestry
Shipbuilding and Ocean Engineering
Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics & Business Management
Maritime Transportation and Management Engineering
Textile Development and Marketing
Applied Sciences & Professions
Textile Development and Marketing
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences
Social Sciences & Management
Computer Science & IT
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Engineering & Technology
Control and Automation Engineering
Arts & Humanities
Urban and Regional Planning
Bachelor degree at ITU
Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs. Before applying, you need to pass the PTE or TOEFL exam. The minimum score for TOEFL is 72.
ITU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. ITU regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.
What to do after graduation
There are many options to stay in the country after completing your studies at the university. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Detailed information can be found on the embassy website. Graduates of ITU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. You can find other options for immigration in our article.
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