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

Dubai campus drop in session 21 February

Date
21/02/2018
Location:
Block 2, Dubai, Dubai International Academic City, P.O. Box: 73000, University of Birmingham Dubai
Description
We will be holding drop in sessions at our Dubai campus every Wednesday from 1pm.

Dubai campus drop in session 28 February

Date
28/02/2018
Location:
Block 2, Dubai, Dubai International Academic City, P.O. Box: 73000, University of Birmingham Dubai
Description
We will be holding drop in sessions at our Dubai campus every Wednesday from 1pm.

IDD Guest Seminar: Dr Lise Storm

Date
01/03/2018
Location:
417 Muirhead Tower
Description
Do Arabs Not Do Parties?

The October 2018 elections and beyond: the challenges ahead for Brazil

Date
05/03/2018
Location:
Muirhead Tower Hospitality Suite
Description
Join us for a fascinating exploration of the Brazilian political, cultural, and economic landscapes which will of course be heavily framed and shaped by the 2018 elections. A panel of distinguished academic experts will guide us through this and offer thoughts on the coming months and years ahead for Brazil, examining the roots of the recent crisis including how Brazil has begun to escape this, state-society relations and patrimonial state following Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, violence and public security, and the challenges which will need to be overcome if the country is to embark on a path of sustained, inclusive growth.

Birmingham-Nottingham Brazil Distinguished Lecture

Date
06/03/2018
Location:
Alan Walters Building - Room G11
Description
To celebrate our partnership and ongoing work in Brazil with the University of Nottingham, we will joined by the notable Brazilian academic and columnist Professor Vladimir Safatle, Director of Research in the Department of Philosophy and the Institute of Psychology at the University of São Paulo.
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