Study in TurkeyOver the turn of the century, Turkey has vigorously striving to expand its education sector and make it very lucrative and accessible to international student’s from the region and beyond. The country has been speedily growing its reputation over and currently, has 108 000 international students from over 180 countries in various forms of its tertiary. In respect to academic recognition and commitment, Turkey has state of the art universities which have the best intellectual skill in the region with quality education facilities located throughout the whole country. Turkish education institutions at tertiary level offer several programs ranging from undergraduate associate degree right through to post-graduate doctoral degree. The current registered catalogue of universities is 166 universities with 104 being public and the remainder being privately owned entities. The widely used language in government universities is Turkish, thus international students are expected to complete a year Turkish language preparatory school prior to starting their actual program. Meanwhile at private universities, the medium of instruction is mostly English with certain fields being taught in Turkish. The tuition structure in Turkey can be closed close to nothing particularly at public universities approx. $240 - $750 in Turkish and $600- $1.500 in English per academic year. However, at private institutions, this is slightly high ranging between 6,000 (US) to $20,000 per academic year. That said it should be reiterated that most private institutions offer a mandatory scholarship between 10-50% for all international students to help reduce the financial burden. Or post-graduate courses the tuition ranges between $300 – $1000 per academic year. Turkey has a two-semester calendar alternating between fall and spring respectively. Despite most If not all academic fields being provided, common courses for international students are Engineering International Relations, Multicultural Affairs Studies, Medicine Business Management and Hospitality, Tourism, Architecture, Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Law, and Pharmacy among an endless list. As with all international tertiary institutions, universities in Turkey offer similar time frames regarding the length of academic: 2 years for associate degrees, 3-4 years for undergraduate program (with option for summer school reduce timeline, while courses also differ depending on program requirements, internship etc.), 1-2 years for Masters programs and 3-4 years or Ph.D. programs.