Studying Medicine in Turkey

دراسة الطب في تركيا | رسوم و تكاليف دراسة الطب البشري   Study Medicine in Turkey - Conditions & Tuition Fees

in this article we will discuss and review study Medicine in Turkey advantages , tuition fees and university ranking , so after the great development witnessed by Turkey at all levels, and with the Turkish government's plan to attract internationals wishing to study in Turkey, so studying medicine in Turkey was one of the most desired requests by foreign students wishing to complete their university life in Turkey.

 Medicine is considered one of the most ancient specialties throughout history because of its human value.

Medicine is available in both private universities in Turkey and public universities , and this specialty is taught in both Turkish and English .

With the increase in the number of foreign students who want to study medicine in Turkey  and with the limited seats available by universities, the admission requirements for the specialty of medicine in Turkey have increased, and the difficult admission requirements are considered one of the disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey. As the lowest rate to  study medicine in Turkey for public universities is 90% in the YÖS exam. The lowest acceptance rate in private universities is 70% in high school (baccalaureate).

Duration of studying medicine in Turkey 

The number of years of Medicine study in Turkey is 6 academic years, after completing which the student obtains a license in medicine and is called a general doctor.

The first three years of study are limited to theoretical subjects and students begin practical lessons in Turkish hospitals in the fourth year of their studies.

After obtaining a general medicine degree, students wishing to complete the study of medicine in Turkey can take the TUS exam and  choose the appropriate specialization (and we will mention the specialization  programs available for the specialization of medicine in Turkey).

best universities to study medicine in Turkey

Many Turkish universities are distinguished in the specialty of medicine, and in 2018 many universities were established that teach medical specialties only, and they were greatly supported by theTurkish government.

However, there are some Turkish universities that are world-famous in the medical sector due to what they added at the academic level, in addition to their advanced research centers.

The best universities in Turkey to study medicine can be classified as follows


First: The best public universities in Turkey to study medicine:

1- Hacettepe University

2- Istanbul University

3- Gazi University

4- Ankara University

5- Ege University


Second: The best private universities in Turkey to study medicine:

1-  Koç University

2- Bahçeşehir University

3- Istanbul Aydın University

4- Medipol University

5- Yeditepe University

Disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey

The disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey are limited to the non-academic section , related to admission requirements , limited seats available to foreigners and high costs of studying in Turkey for medicine specialization The disadvantages of studying in Turkey for medicine can be summarized as follows:   

1- Different admission requirements from one university to another and the absence of specific conditions in all universities, and these conditions differ every new academic year.

2- The costs of medicine in Turkey are high compared to other specialties.

3- The end of the medical seats allocated to foreigners, especially the medical seats in English, with the beginning of registration.

4- Medicine is available to study only in Turkish and English and is not available in other languages such as studying medicine in Arabic or French.

5- It is not possible to work while studying in medical specialties, due to the number of long working hours and the difficulty of studying medicine in Turkey.

Study medicine in Turkey without YOS

 Foreign students can study medicine in Turkey without YÖS in both public and private universities

First: Studying medicine in public universities without YÖS

Students wishing to study medicine can pass the SAT test, and there  are available seats in some periods of time in the government universities that can be registered without the YÖS test, you can find out these seats and the conditions required by contacting our academic advisors.

Second: Studying medicine in private universities without YÖS

Most private universities allow the possibility of accepting foreign students without having passed the YÖS exam. You can get admission and scholarship in private universities to study medicine by Imtiyaz Educational Services

Contents and system of study Medicine in Turkey

Students are taught basic and medical sciences in the early years as follows:

First year of medicine : (biochemistry, histology, anatomy, first aid, medical legislation, microbiology, embryology, mycology, genetics, history of medicine, medical terminology, physiology)

Second year of medicine: (Anatomy,physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, histology, embryology, genetics, mycology, diseases of the skeletal system and musculoskeletal system, diseases of the nervous system, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, diseases of the blood and immune system)

Third year of medicine: (pathology, pharmacology, clinical sciences, medical microbiology, urinary system and its diseases, glands and metabolic diseases, clinical microbiology, specialized English language) Costs of studying medicine in Turkey in public universities

costs of studying medicine in Turkey

The prices of studying medicine in Turkish public universities range from 3000 to 6000 dollars annually, this amount is paid in two installments per academic year. Knowing that this installment does not include living or student housing.

 The prices of studying medicine in Turkey's private universities range from 10,000 to 25,000 dollars annually, this installment does not include housing and living costs.

Study medicine in Turkish public universities

Foreign students can study medicine in public universities by applying for university placement for each university and commitment to the minimum conditions for application, knowing the different conditions and date of application from one university to another, and Turkey's public universities offer a medicine program in two academic languages, Turkish and English. The competition for medicine in English is always higher. The acceptance rate in public universities in Turkey is that the applicant obtains a score of at least 90% in the YÖS exam


Advantages of studying medicine in public universities in Turkey:

1- Low tuition costs compared to private universities and Western countries

2- Turkish universities are recognized in the European Union and Western countries

3- The number of government universities is more than the number of private universities

4- Many public universities are distinguished in the world in the specialty of human medicine


Disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey in public universities:

1- Due to the great demand for the specialization of medicine in public universities, competition has increased very significantly, and most universities require the YÖS exam from foreign students.

2- Study in Turkish in most public universities

3- The requirements for admission to public universities vary from one university to another

4- It is very difficult to get a seat to study medicine in English in public universities in Turkey

5- Admission to public universities cannot be guaranteed

study medicine in private universities in Turkey

Students wishing to study medicine in Turkey can register on private universities on easier terms than in public universities, with the possibility of studying in English and obtaining university admission in a short period, due to the ease of conditions for obtaining admission to private universities, the university seats available to foreigners in the specialty of medicine are filled quickly. The acceptance rate of medicine in private universities is 70% in high school


Advantages of studying medicine in private universities in Turkey:

1- Admission requirements are very easy in most private universities and the possibility of ensuring admission in many of them

2- Most private universities in Turkey taught in English

3- Private universities are located in major states and a large number of international students are present in them, which allows the student to make friends with people from different countries


Disadvantages of studying medicine in private universities in Turkey:

1- The costs of study are high compared to other disciplines and public universities.

2- Due to the large number of applications, the seats of medicine end in the first month of applying to study in Turkey.

Your short and useful guide to studying medicine in Turkey

1- Students wishing to study medicine in Turkey must start applying early, due to the rapid completion of study seats.

2- If you want to study medicine at a public university, you must pass the university's YÖS exam and get an excellent result. Having the application requirements does not mean that you will be accepted into the university. Where the best students are selected and the remaining applications are rejected.

3- If you want to study at a private university, your average in the high school (baccalaureate) must be more than 70% at least or apply for a result of the YOS test higher than 70%.

4- Medicine is one of the difficult specialties, be sure to learn some academic words for medicine in English and Turkish,

5- Before making the final decision to study medicine, be on the long and difficult road to obtain a degree in medicine.

6- Intense competition in public universities to study medicine is one of the biggest disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey, avoid entering this competition if you do not meet the conditions of the university.


Advantages of registering to study medicine in Turkey with Imtiyaz Company for Educational Services

 

1- You will not pay any money to get admission to private universities

2- Get the best options and scholarship available

3- Providing consultations in public universities

4- Welcoming from the airport

5- Translation and notarized of academic documents

6- Accompany you to the university to complete your registration

7- Find the best housing closest to your university

8- Preparing the student residence file in full

Comparison of studying medicine in Turkey and other countries

First: Which is better to study medicine in Turkey or Egypt?

 

Both Turkey or Egypt are considered distinctive destinations for the study of medicine and each of the universities of the two countries grant internationally recognized certificates, but Turkey has distinguished itself in the medical field more than Egypt, especially in recent years, and universities specialized only in teaching medicine and establishing integrated medical hospitals have been established. The effective role of these steps and the efficiency of studying medicine in Turkey emerged with the Corona pandemic. Turkey was able to confront this pandemic and provide medical assistance to many Western and Arab countries as well. It did not witness Any medical crisis throughout the recent pandemic. On the other hand, the low cost of study and living in Egypt is one of the attractions for international students.


Second: Studying medicine in Turkey or Russia

 

There is no comparability to studying medicine in Turkey and Russia. Turkish universities are far ahead of Russian universities academically. While Russia is characterized by the ease of obtaining admission to study medicine and the low costs of studying in it.

But Turkey is the best destination to study medicine when compared to Russia.


Third: Studying medicine in Turkey or Malaysia

Malaysian universities are very good universities to study medicine, the costs of studying medicine in both countries are close to them. But Turkey surpasses Malaysia in terms of living and housing costs, as it is noted that this cost is reduced to half in Turkey,  however, the

option to study in both countries is good.


study medicine in Turkey FAQS

1- How many years to study medicine in Turkey?

The number of years of medical study in Turkey is 6 academic years divided into 3 theoretical years and 3 practical years.

2- What are the advantages of studying medicine in Turkey?

Turkish hospitals are very developed, Turkish universities are recognized in Europe and the West, average study costs compared to other countries.

3- What are the disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey?

The intense competition to study medicine in Turkey and the high acceptance rate in Turkish universities are among the biggest disadvantages of studying medicine in Turkey

4- Is it possible to work after studying medicine in Turkey?

After the recent amendment in the laws, foreigners graduating from universities in Turkey have the right to work as doctors.

5- Is it easy to get admission to study medicine in public universities?

The requirements for admission to the specialty of medicine in public universities are very difficult, due to the large number of students and intense competition.

6- How do I increase my chance of obtaining admission to medicine in Turkish public universities?

You must pass the YÖS exam for the university to be applied for or the SAT exam

7- Is admission guaranteed in the specialty of medicine in Turkey's private universities?

Yes, it is possible to guarantee admission to most private universities.

8- Are there scholarships available to study medicine in Turkey?

It is possible to study medicine with a fully funded scholarship by obtaining a Turkish government scholarship, for people who were not lucky to obtain the scholarship, they can obtain private university scholarships to study medicine in Turkey.

9- What is the medical acceptance rate in Turkey 2023?

Acceptance rate varies Medicine in Turkey from one university to another, most public universities require an average higher than 90% in their ELIUS exam. Private universities require an average of more than 70 in high school (baccalaureate)

10- Is it possible to study medicine in Turkey for free?

It is possible to study medicine in Turkey for free by obtaining a scholarship from the Turkish government, knowing that the chance of obtaining the scholarship is very low.

11- What are the medical materials in Turkey?

Medical students are taught theoretical subjects in the first three years and can be summarized as (Anatomy, Embryology,Histology, Physiology, Endocrinology and its Pathology, Pathology, Pharmacology, The Skeletal System and its Diseases, The Nervous System and its Diseases, Heart and Cardiovascular Diseases, Respiratory Diseases, Hematology and Immunology)

12- When does practical training start in hospitals for medical students?

 Practical training begins in the fourth year of study. This is after completing the theoretical subjects in the first three years.

13- How much does it cost to study medicine in Turkey?

Public university tuition ranges from $3,000 to $6,000, while university tuition fees range from $1,000to $25,000 annually.

14- What are the costs of studying medicine in public universities in Turkey?

The tuition fees of Turkey's public universities to study the medical program range from 3000 to 6000 dollars annually.

15- What are the costs of studying medicine in private universities in Turkey?

Fees for studying medicine in private universities in Turkey range from 10,000 to 25,000 dollars annually.

16- Is it possible to study medicine in Turkey in English?

Yes, the medicine program is available in English in Turkey's public universities, but the admission requirements in these universities are very difficult. Therefore, the chance of admission is low.

17- Is it possible to study medicine in Turkey without YOS?

Yes, it is possible to study medicine in Turkey's private universities without YOS.

18- What is the language of studying medicine in Turkey?

Turkish universities offer medicine specialization in both Turkish and English languages. The language of study varies according to the university.

19- Is studying medicine in Turkey difficult?

Due to the standards that Turkey implements in the health sector. Studying medicine in Turkey is one of the most difficult specialties. Where the Turkish degree in medicine is comparable to Western degrees, studying medicine in Turkey cannot be compared toEastern countries.

20- Is studying medicine in Turkey recognized?

Yes. All Turkish universities are recognized globally in general and Western in particular , Turkish universities are considered one of the most prestigious universities in the medical specialties sector .

21- Is it possible to study medicine in Turkey in Arabic?

No,no Turkish university allows studying medicine in Arabic.

22- What is the best university in Turkey to study medicine?

There are many distinguished and highly trained universities to study medicine , but Hacettepe public University in Ankara is considered the best university to study medicine in Turkey .

23- Is medicine in Turkey advanced?

Yes, medicine in Turkey is very advanced , both academically and practically . Where many Turkish research centers are distinguished in the medical field.


The specialty of medicine is one of the most ancient disciplines throughout history, so the number of students wishing to study this specialtyis constantly increasing, and the study of medicine in Turkey has become one of the most educational destinations by foreign students, due to the global recognition and high efficiency achieved by Turkish universities over the years, the conditions for admission to this specialty in both government and private universities varysignificantly,  The competition for medical seats in public universities is very large and it is not possible to obtain a seat to study medicine in public universities in English or Turkish without the YÖS exam, students wishing to study medicine can apply to private universities, asthey only require a high school diploma and admission can be guaranteed.

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Private universities in Turkey
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