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Name of ProgramTürkiye Scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs 2024
Scholarship Offer

Type of Scholarships:
Scholarships for whole degree programs

Programs for:
Undergraduates, Graduates, PhD students

Almost all fields of study

Turkey offers scholarships to international students from all over the world to study in the most prestigious universities in Turkey. Applications are open to applicants who wish to study at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. For the academic year 2024/2025, a quota of 5 scholarships is offered for Switzerland.
Türkiye Scholarships not only offer financial support, tuition fee, accommodation and health insurance but also provide university placement and academic, social and cultural facilities to its awardees at all levels of higher education.


  • Minimum level of academic achievement required:
    • Bachelor’s degree applicants: 70%
    • Health sciences (Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy) applicants: 90%
    • Master’s and PhD degree applicants: 75%
  • Minimum Age Criteria:
    • ‡ Under the age of 21 for Undergraduate programs
    • ‡ Under the age of 30 for Master’s programs
    • ‡ Under the age of 35 for PhD programs

Students who are currently studying in Türkiye may not apply for their current level of study. Some departments and programs may require additional criteria to be met by the applicants. For additional requirements, applicants must check the department websites and the online application page.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Monthly stipend: Undergraduate level: 3.500 TL per month / Master’s level: 5.000 TL per month / PhD level: 6.500 TL per month
  • Tuition fee
  • Turkish Language Course (1 year)
  • Acommodation
  • Health insurance
  • Once-off flight ticket
Application deadlineThe original deadline of 20 February has been extended to 26 March 2024 (special conditions apply → please see information under Place of submission below)
Place of submission

online through the Türkiye Scholarships Application System (TBBS)

Conditions set by the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Bern for applications after 20 February: Applications submitted online through the Türkiye Scholarships Application System (TBBS) between 21 February and 26 March can only be considered if a copy of the application is sent by e-mail to the Scholarship Service of swissuniversities to by 26 March at the latest.
The Scholarship Service then forwards the applicant details to the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Bern.

Applications can be made in 8 languages: Turkish, Arabic, English, French, Russian, Bosnian, Persian and Spanish

  • Many programs in Turkish universities are taught in Turkish language. However, some departments and universities may offer programs in English and other languages. Candidates who wish to study in such programs must be able to provide an internationally accepted language proficiency certificate (TOEFL or other equivalent certifications if university officially stated acceptable). Most of these programs require international admission test results (GRE, GMAT, SAT, etc.). Candidates can check the language of instruction while choosing programs in the application system.
  • All Türkiye Scholarships awardees who do not possess C1 Level Certificate for Turkish Proficiency (including those who are placed into English or other language medium programs) must attend a 1-year Turkish Language Course and attain the C1 Level Certificate by the end of their academic year.
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