Erasmus Exchange Programme

Erasmus+ is an EU programme which is conducted by Turkish National Agency for encouraging higher education institutions to cooperate with each other. The communication between European Commission and the universities awarded with ECHE in Turkey is carried out by Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry’s State Planning Organization and Centre for EU Education and Youth Programmes (National Agency). European Commission awards grant to the students who are eligible to benefit from the programme, and in this way makes economic contribution to the exchange mobility. All the universities in Turkey which are eligible to carry out Erasmus mobility activity inform the number of candidate students for the upcoming year to the National Agency and request grant accordingly. National Agency then evaluates the grant requests of Turkish universities and communicates them to the European Commission.

Mevlana Exchange Programme

Mevlana Exchange Programme aims at encouraging student and academic staff exchange between the universities in Turkey and the ones abroad. According to the Regulation No. 28034 of 23 August 2011, it is hereinafter possible to carry out student and academic staff exchange between institutions.

Farabi Exchange Programme

Farabi Exchange Programme enables students to study in different universities in Turkey for a semester (Fall) or an academic year (Fall + Spring). Associate’s Degree and Undergraduate Degree students must complete their first year and have a GPA of at least 2.00/4.00 while Master’s Degree and PhD students must have a GPA of at least 2.50/4.00 GPA after they complete their first year. All in all, students may benefit from this exchange programme only after they complete their first year.

Coordinator of Erasmus, Farabi and Mevlana Exchange Programmes: Asst. Prof. Burak YENİTUNA