Applications are invited for the Turkish Summer School 2018 in Turkey students from around the world.  This is one of the best summer program for the students around the world.

Since 2009, the Yunus Emre Institute has offered students from around the world the opportunity to study the Turkish language in Turkey. Students are able to attend classes that correspond to the level of their skill in the Turkish language. Students who have never taken Turkish before, as well as those who have studied it for years, are able to improve their language skills through classes that are taught entirely in Turkish, allowing for an immersive experience.

Last Summer, 700 students representing 57 countries partook in the Turkish Summer School. The groups were able to visit the 81 different cities throughout the 7 different regions of Turkey, allowing each group to have their own unique experience. At the end of the program, the groups came together in Ankara, Turkey for the closing ceremonies of the Summer School. Afterwards, the groups traveled to Istanbul together for the last three days of the program

Host Country:

  • Turkey
Host Institution:
  • Yunus Emre Institute
Program Location:
  • Different location will be given to each group
Program Duration:
  • 25-30 days
Program Dates:
  • The 2018 Turkish Summer School will run from July 16 to August 12, 2018.
Scholarship Value:
  • The entire cost of the program, including the flights to and from Turkey and the meals on the program, will be covered by the Yunus Emre Institute.
Program Activities:
  • Students will be separated into groups and will live in cities across Turkey.
  • With seven regions comprising of 81 cities, every group will have their own unique experience during the program. Scattered across Turkey, each group will live in their own city.
  • From that city, they will venture out on the weekends to experience more of the region that they are living in and the unique subcultures that can be found in each one.
  • Every morning, Monday through Friday, students will have class for three and a half hours. The classes are taught entirely in Turkish, allowing for an immersive environment.
  • Students will have totally 60 hours Turkish classes during the program.

During the classes:

  • Students will learn about Turkish grammar and its structures, along with vocabulary;
  • Students will apply what they learned through speaking, reading, listening and writing exercises.
  • Students will also participate in hands-on activities that will test their vocabulary and speaking ability.
  • Class will also include cultural activities, with students learning traditional group dances and how to make authentic Turkish cuisine from various regions across Turkey.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Students from all over the world can apply for this program
How to Apply:

Application form is very simple. Just register with your account and start filling with the required information.

Application Deadline:
  • 31st March 2018


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