What are the Application Requirements for the Mevlana Exchange Programme?

General requirements for being a Mevlana Exchange Programme student can be collected under a few topics:
- The student must be a registered associate degree, bachelor degree, master degree or phd degree student in a higher education programme which gives formal/organized education,
- Grade point average (GPA) of associate degree and undergraduate students must be at least 2,5 (two and a half) on a 4 (four) point scale,
- Grade point average (GPA) of graduate students (MA, PhD) must be at least 3.00 (three) on a 4 (four) point scale,
- 50% language score + 50% GPA
The students studying in their first year at associate or bachelor degree and the students of preparation classes and scientific preparation programmes of graduate degrees can not participate in this programme at their first semester

Do a student who wants to benefit from the Mevlana Exchange Programme has to pay any tuition fees to the institution that he/she goes?

Students do not pay any tuition fees to the host institution during the programme, but they continue to pay the obligatory tuition fees to their home institutions. They do not pay any extra fee to the host institution within the scope of the exchange programme.

What are the Terms and conditions of Student Scholarships During the Mevlana Exchange Programme?

Mevlana Exchange Programme students continue to take their other scholarships and grants in their home countries and they have to do registration in their home institutions. They pay tuition fee to their home institution if they are supposed to and they do not pay any other tuition fee to the host institution. The scholarship amount to be paid to the Mevlana Exchange students differs according to the life standards of the country of the host institution. Within the context of Mevlana Exchange Programme, the programme students can be paid up to three times of the amount that is monthly paid to bachelor degree students according to the Law no.5102 on Granting Scholarship and Loan to the Higher Education Students and in the ratios determined by Council of Higher Education Executive Board. Incoming students from other countries to Turkish higher education institutions are granted according to the ratios determined by Council of Higher Education Executive Board. In terms of the scholarships that will be paid to the students, 80% of the scholarship amount is paid monthly. For the student's remaining grant payment, the ratio of total credits of the succeeded courses to the courses that the student is obliged to take as obligatory courses will be considered. In the event that the funds allocated for the exchange fall short, the student can be provided with the opportunity to realize the exchange through private scholarships or through student’s own means on the condition that other terms and conditions of the Programme are complied with.

Monthly Scholarships For Outgoing Students:



Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America

1200 TL

Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle Asia

1100 TL

South Caucasia, South Asia, Middle East, and North Africa

1000 TL


Monthly Scholarships For Incoming Students:

900 TL/month

How should a student who meets the prerequisites apply to the Mevlana Exchange Programme?


The students may apply to the Mevlana Exchange Programme coordinating office of the higher education institution in which they are enrolled by filling the necessary forms, without any reserve, which can be accessed through

Incoming students

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