Best Cities in Turkey to Study

Best cities in Turkey to study

Best Cities in Turkey to Study

Turkey has recently risen to prominence as a global education destination for students from worldwide. Turkey offers domestic and foreign students a strong education system. Therefore, in this article from Ebla Real Estate, we will talk about the best cities in Turkey to study.



The advantages of studying in Turkey:

  • Turkey has a strong infrastructure in terms of educational institutions equipped with the latest technology. 
  • Students in Turkey have the right to obtain a student residence permit and benefit from its advantages.
  • The cost of studying in Turkish universities is not expensive compared to most European countries and USA, or even in the Arab countries. Moreover, Turkey offers students discounts on transportation fees, museum entries, cinemas, and many other activities to facilitate the lives of students.
  • Furthermore, The Turkish government offers scholarships.
  • In addition, the degrees and certificates granted by Turkish universities are recognized in most parts of the world


What are the best cities in Turkey to study?


The city of Istanbul is Turkey’s frontage to the world culturally, economically and scientifically, as it witnesses continuous development in various aspects of civilization, technology and service; Which makes it the best cities of Turkey to study.

Moreover, it is the most preferred city for foreign and Arab students, due to many advantages, including:

  • Istanbul schools and universities include very advanced educational technologies.
  • There are world-class educational cadres in various universities in Istanbul.
  • Moreover, Istanbul has an advanced infrastructure in terms of the educational centers, where there are libraries, scientific centers and laboratories equipped with the best technologies, sports facilities and cultural centers.
  • Ease of access to universities in Istanbul thanks to the availability of an excellent transportation network in Istanbul.
  • Reliance on English as a second language in many universities in Istanbul, in addition to teaching Arabic in some other universities.
  • Further, there are a large number of public and private universities in Istanbul.
  • In addition, graduation certificates awarded by universities in Istanbul are recognized in all countries of the world.

Among the best universities in Istanbul are Istanbul University, Istanbul Technical University, Boğaziçi University, Koç University, and Sabanci University

study in Istanbul



The capital, Ankara, is ranked second among the best cities in Turkey to study, as it has many advantages in terms of quality of education, living and services, including:

  • Ankara’s universities compete with many international universities.
  • It has a highly developed infrastructure of educational institutions.
  • Ankara also has a network of rapid transit lines, which facilitates students’ access to universities.
  • Life in Ankara is very quiet and safe.
  • Moreover, Ankara has large foreign and Arab communities.


Among the best universities in Ankara are Middle East Technical University, Hacıtepe University, Ankara University, and Çankaya University.



Bursa is one of the most chosen student cities in Turkey. Many Arab and foreign students study in Bursa due to many reasons, the most prominent of them are:

  • Bursa is one of the most livable cities in the world.
  • The educational institutions in Bursa offer high-quality education and a wide variety of courses.
  • Bursa has a growing academic reputation, with prestigious schools and universities offering competitive education.
  • Bursa is ranked advanced among Turkish universities.
  • The average cost of living is reasonable and suitable for all students.
  • Ease of movement in Bursa due to the quality of transportation.

Bursa includes some of the largest and best universities, which are the famous Uludag University, Bursa Technical University, and Mudanya University.

study in Bursa



In addition to its tourist importance, Antalya occupies a great place among the best cities in Turkey for study and educational attainment. It ranks sixth in Turkey, in terms of cities preferred by university students in Turkey.

Antalya has different universities and opportunities. Thanks to the sunny weather and magnificent beaches, students love to study in Antalya more than anywhere else.

Among the most famous universities in Antalya is Akdeniz University, which has a charming view of the Mediterranean in the heart of Antalya.



Trabzon is one of the best cities for university students in Turkey, thanks to its breathtaking nature, its view of the Black Sea, and its many prominent tourist places.

There is one university in Trabzon, which is Karadeniz Technical University, and according to data from “Student-Friendly University Cities” research, it ranked 83rd out of 100 countries around the world.


Edited by: Ebla Group Real Estate

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