Middle East Technical University (METU)


About the university:

It is a public technical university located in Ankara, Turkey. It was established during the reign of Turkish President Adnan Menderes.

Due to the quality of the academic education provided by the Middle East Technical University, it has become today one of the distinguished scientific institutions in Turkey. It is considered one of the strongest and best universities in Turkey and ranks first at the local level. It is among the best universities in the world. It offers education at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels of high quality. It contains many specializations, the most famous of which is engineering, and no medical specialty is available in it. The university campus has an area of ​​about 4,500 hectares. It includes university housing for about 7,000 students, and it contains a wide range of sports facilities such as tennis and football courts.

Research work at the university:

Its education and research program is based on engineering and the natural sciences. It is considered the leading university in the field of scientific and engineering research in Turkey. Middle East Technical University aims to become one of the first research universities on the global level.

Study programs at the Middle East Technical University:

  • Faculty of Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • School of Architecture
  • College of Engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Industrial engineering
  • Food engineering
  • Aviation Engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Geological engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mining engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Metallurgical and materials engineering

Advantages of joining the Middle East Technical University:

  • Middle East Technical University is one of the best universities in Istanbul. It has been ranked 601 to 650 among the best universities in the world, according to the 2020 QS Ranking, due to the high quality of education it provides.
  • The main part of the campus of the Middle East Technical University can accommodate about 7,000 male and female students who can benefit from the university’s various facilities, which include shopping areas, banks, and post offices, in addition to many places and dining halls.
  • There is also a lake located in the university, which is available to university students for hiking, canoeing, fishing, and so on.
  • Bus service is available from the main campus and the university sites in the city to the lake.
  • Middle East Technical University consists of 5 basic colleges, 5 colleges for postgraduate studies, technical and vocational schools, and a language school, in addition to other departments.

Entertainment and student life at the Middle East Technical University:

There are many sports facilities on the campus, including gymnasiums, tennis courts, basketball, and football fields. Moreover, there are playgrounds and arenas for jogging, an Olympic-sized indoor swimming pool and an outdoor swimming pool. Also among the campus facilities, there are various activities that students can enjoy such as climbing.There are very entertaining academic and cultural activities such as art exhibitions, concerts, art parties, cinema, and theatrical performances organized by the University’s Cultural Center.

General requirements for admission to the university level:

o    General secondary certificate or its equivalent

o    English language certificate (not necessary and can study for a year at the university)

o    A copy of a valid passport

o   Grade transcript for bridging students (completion)

Middle East Technical University Scholarships:

Middle East Technical University offers tuition fee waivers of 25% and 50% at the time of admission to applicants with grades (national or international curriculum) well above the minimum required for application, and 75% and 100% to exceptionally successful applicants.

Undergraduate Programs fees

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