Mevlana Exchange Programme
The programme includes all higher education institutions throughout the world without discriminating between the geographical borders. The higher education institutions of EU countries benefiting from Erasmus programme will not be included in Mevlana Exchange Programme in 2013-2014 academic year.
Students may study abroad for one (minimum) or two (maximum) terms and academic staff may lecture abroad from one week (minimum) to three months (maximum). Accordingly, students and academic staff from any country may benefit from this programme being hosted by Turkish higher education institutions in order to study or lecture.
The primary objective of Mevlana Exchange Programme is to exchange students and academic staff
between the Turkish higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries.
Additional Objectives;
•  Making Turkey a centre of attraction in higher education area,
• Increasing the academic capacity of Turkish higher education institutions,
• Contributing to the globalization process of higher education,
• Sharing the historical and cultural heritage of Turkey in a global scale, Enriching the culture
of respect and tolerance to differences by increasing intercultural interaction
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Who can benefit from the Mevlana Exchange Programme
The students registered in formal education programmes at higher education institutions in Turkey (on the condition that the higher education institution signed a bilateral Mevlana Exchange Protocol) may benefit from the Mevlana Exchange Programme. Additionally, all academic staff who work in a national or foreign higher education institution (on the condition that the higher education institutions signed a bilateral Mevlana Exchange Protocol) may benefit from he Mevlana Exchange Programme.
Application Requirements
  • Students must be enrolled in associate bachelor master  education programmes 
  • Grade point average (GPA) of associate degree and undergraduate students must be at least   
        2.5 on a four point scale
  •  Grade point average (GPA) of graduate students (MA) must be at least 3.00 on a four
 point scale
  •  50% language score + 50% GPA
  •  Students studying in their first year of associate or bachelor degree program and students of
 preparation classes and scientific preparation programmes for graduate degrees can not
 participate in this programme during their first semester. For further information,