The University of Birmingham and Turkey

The University has a long tradition of welcoming students from Turkey. We currently have a growing number of students at Birmingham studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Umit Rusen Aktas

PhD School of Computer Science

“I chose to study at the University of Birmingham because I wanted to be a part of a big research project here and this is the university if you want to do cutting edge research because it has excellent resources and professors.”

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.  

Please note: If you have taken exams which are from another country's national education system (eg SAT and AP exams from the USA) you should consult the country specific section for that country for qualification equivalence information. If you are unsure about the acceptability of your qualifications for entry to Birmingham please contact us for further details.

Students from Turkey need to meet the standard English requirements for international students.

Foundation pathways

Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with an overall score of at least 3/5 or 60/100, to include at least 3/5  in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway, or at least 3/5 in Biology for our MLGS pathway, that progresses to a Biology focused degree. 

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

The University will consider students who have taken the Lise Diplomasi and a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our Foundation Pathways, or GCE A Level examinations, or the International Baccalaureate (IB) for entrance to our undergraduate programmes.

Students who have taken the Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi from certain schools with a score of at least 4/5 or 70/100, or who have also taken SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and AP (Advanced Placement) tests will be considered for admission to Bachelor degree programmes.  For more details on SAT and AP requirements please refer to the USA country page. 

Postgraduate

Holders of a Lisans Diplomasi with a miniumum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0/4.0 from a recognised university will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or Masters level.

Holders of a Yuksek Diplomasi from a recognised university will be considered for PhD study.

English Language

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

Contact us

staff-alexahaslamThe University of Birmingham contact for Turkey is Alexa Haslam.

To contact Alexa with your questions, please email a.haslam@bham.ac.uk 

The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits. For all international visits please check our events page.

Local Representatives

Local Representatives

For further advice you can also contact our local representatives in Turkey

Student Experience

Student Experience

Hear from our Turkish students about their time at the University of Birmingham

Foundation Pathways

Foundation Pathways

As an international student, you will be met with a warm welcome at the University of Birmingham International Academy.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Watch our helpful video about how to apply to the University of Birmingham

Scholarships

Scholarships

The University offers a range of scholarships for international students.

Events

Events

Explore the events we're participating in near you.

Events

Indonesia November 2017

Date
01 - 26/11/2017
Location:
Indonesia
Description
Upcoming exhibitions in Thailand

ESRC Seminar-Stitched Voices: Knowing conflict through textiles

Date
17/11/2017 - 20/12/2017
Location:
Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC)
Description
The exhibition focuses on textile narratives of everyday struggles against violence, displaying pieces from Chile, the UK, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Nigeria, Spain, Colombia and Germany. The core of the exhibition consists of textiles from the international Conflict Textiles collection

International Humanitarian Aid Workers: The Case of Doctors from Cuba

Date
23/11/2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla, University of Warwick. The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

What's the Purpose of International Relations? Views of the Discipline

Date
29/11/2017
Location:
Muirhead Room 121
Description
International Relations (IR) is a popular discipline with a seemingly inescapable relevance to the world around us. In this seminar leading IR scholars will discuss what, in fact, is the purpose of International Relations - for students, academics, citizens and policy-makers, offering insights from their research, and their engagement with opinion formers and practioners beyond the academy. POLSIS hosts a number of seminars throughout the autumn term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone.

'He Don't Mean to Fight You….He only Means to Kill You': History, Politics and the Significance of the Chiricahua Apaches

Date
06/12/2017
Location:
Room 121 Muirhead Tower
Description
Dr Robert Watt (POLSIS) - will present his recently published book, 'I Will Not Surrender the Hair of a Horse's Tail': The Victorio Campaign 1879' . The book covers the background to the 1879-1881 conflict between Chiricahua Apaches led by Victorio and the US and Mexican armies during the Apache wars.
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