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Uludag University
Bursa, Turkey

Uludağ University, which was established in 1975 under the name of Bursa University and took its current name in 1982, has been successfully continuing its educational services ever since.The rectorate, the institutes and all faculties (except Faculty of Theology) are located in central campus  with an area of 16 million m2 and 20 km away from the city center. Uludağ University has 4 Institutes, 11 Faculties, 1 State Conservatory, 3 Graduate Schools, 15 Vocational Schools and 19 Research and Application centers.

In the academic year 2011-2012 total of 46,239 students are studying at our University. Of these 32,457 are undergraduates, 12,782 are associate degrees, 1555 are masters, 735 are doctorate students, and 359 are students specializing in Medicine.

Bursa, a wonder of nature with its lakes, rivers, mountains, curative thermal waters, large and fertile plains, and especially with its rich flora, is located in the northern-south of Anatolian peninsula, northern- west of the foots of Uluda¤ mountain, and southern- east of Marmara Sea. Bursa, a modern city which did not confined itself to its natural beauties God has bestowed upon it, has advanced its industry and technology to the same level with the other developed countries and now it is the fourth biggest city of Turkey with its population exceeding 2,5 million.

Bursa is surrounded by Bilecik, Adapazar› to the east; ‹zmit, Yalova, ‹stanbul, and Marmara Sea to the North; Eskiflehir, Kütahya to the South; Bal›kesir to the west and it is a city full of culture and history as well which conveys the architectural and cultural features of Byzantine, Ottoman, and Republican eras to present-day.This city, which has been the capital of Ottoman empire for a certain time, houses the third important sacred centre of christianity after Vatican and Jerusalem in the boundaries of ‹znik. And Uluda¤, aka. mount Olympus, is known as a settlement area in which christian monks were used to seclude themselves. Bursa covers an area of 11.043 km2 and has been flourished rapidly especially when it was the capital of Ottoman empire. The city was situated on the itinerary of the road to western civilizations "Historical Silk Road", and had become one of the main cities of culture, trade, and industry in the 15th century. Thus, the population of the city in this period was known to be exceeding 100.000.

Language requirement:

English

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses:

Housing - $350 to $550
Meals - $200 to $350
Personal Expenses - $400 to $500
Medical Insurance - $90 (one time only)

Click here to visit Uludağ University website

 

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Canakkale, Turkey

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University was founded in 1992 and  has expanded rapidly over the last few years and currently has wide variety of programs. There are several campuses in Çanakkale itself and some of the academic units are located in other towns of the province. In the twenty-first century, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University aims to be a modern university carrying out scholarly research and providing regional, national and international dimensions to training in all its educational programs, while taking into account the resources of the area in which it is situated. 

In order to attain the university's educational, scientific, cultural, and social goals, the university has recently introduced a new marking and assessment system, updated the contents of courses, introduced new programs, increased facilities for foreign languages and computer training, and modernized and extended the library. Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University is now become a dynamic, progressive, modern university of international standards.

The province of Canakkale lies in the northwest of Turkey on both sides of the Dardanelles (ancient "Hellespont"), a strait which connects the Sea of Marmara to the Aegean Sea. Its shores touch both Europe and Asia. Canakkale is the name of both the city and the province, which includes the legendary citadel of Troy, the ruins of Assos famous for the unparalleled view from the Temple of Athena, and the 1915 battlefields of Gallipoli.Archaeologists say there are up to 200 ancient sites in this region, many still unexcavated.

There are also many Ottoman structures still standing: castles, bridges, mosques, mansions and Turkish baths. In the villages and towns one can still see centuries-old crafts, cooking and styles of dress.Although you will occasionally feel as if you have stepped back in history, Canakkale has firmly embraced the new millennium when it comes to the essentials of living. You will have no difficulty finding an internet cafe, fax facilities, cornflakes, cashpoints or a launderette. According to statistics, half of all families in the city of Canakkale own a car, the majority use a mobile phone, and it as one of the lowest crime rates in Turkey. 

Language requirement:

English

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses:

Housing - $300 to $550
Meals - $200 to $350
Personal Expenses - $400 to $500
Medical Insurance - $90 (one time only)

 

Click here to visit Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University website

 


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