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Mevlana Exchange Program


Mevlana Exchange Programme is a programme which aims the exchange of students and academic staff between the Turkish higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries

Outgoing Students


SUST undergraduate/postgraduate student want to spend one semester or one year of his/her study at Turkish Higher Education Institution

Study Options

"Special student" study option
International summer school

Who can apply

Applicants must be registered at SUST as full-degree students (undergraduate, masters, PhD) at the time of application

They must also be able to continue studies at the same level at SUST the following year, i.e. the year of the exchange

Undergraduate students who are considering applying for the program should have at least 2.8 CGPA and graduate students should have at least 2.8 CGPA over 4.0

Please note that

Students can participate in the exchange program during their studies at the same level (undergraduate students can participate in the program during their undergraduate studies, master's students can participate in the program during their master's studies, PhD students can participate in the program during their PhD studies

How to apply

English Proficiency Exam

English Proficiency Exam is compulsory for all applicants of the exchange program. Exam takes place after the internal application period

For the 2016/17 academic year applications, the Exam will be held on 25-28 February every year

D. Scholarships and Tuition Fees

Outgoing students should be able to pay their flight and the live expenses of during their exchange program. Scholarships shall be paid at the rates determined by Turkish Higher Education Council Executive Board, grant amount monthly (1 month =30 days): 200-290$ scholarship shall be paid to the students on a monthly basis along the semester, each semester is considered as 4 months

Students continue to pay the registration fee to SUST and do not pay registration/tuition fee to host institution during their Mevlana exchange period

Incoming Students

Turkish Higher Education Institution student want to spend one semester or one year of his/her study at SUST

Study option

“Special student” study option

This study might be part of their degree program in their home institution, or he/she might take just a few courses at SUST at the undergraduate or graduate level

International students who wish to study at SUST as exchange students can find information about ffaculties and programs at

Download Application form

Outgoing Staff

The program enables academic staff of the universities to spend teaching or training periods at the program partner universities

Who can apply

Staff application is based on university’s rules and regulation for staff mobility

How to apply

Eligible staff should select and apply directly to Turkish Higher Education institution, upon acceptance he/she can download and fill SUST outgoing staff application form. Application should be submitted to program coordinator. Applications are received only once a year and always for the following academic year. Application period for any academic year is 01/05.2016 – 20/05

Scholarships and Tuition Fees

Travel expenses maximum; 2250 TL 870$
Grant Amount Monthly  1 month =30 days
Professor           : 1500 TL  580$
Assoc. Prof. Dr  : 1400 TL  540$
Assist. Prof. Dr  : 1350 TL  520$
Others               : 1200 TL  460$

Turkish Partener Universities

Istanbul Medeniyet Uni
Kilis7 Aralk university
Gazi Üniversitesi
Hitit Üniversitesi
Atatürk Üniversitesi
Bozok Üniversitesi
Kırıkkale Üniversitesi
Sinop Üniversitesi
Kastamonu Üniversitesi
Iğdır Üniversitesi
Batman Üniversitesi
Namic kemak Üniversitesi
Osmaniye Korkut Ata Üniversitesi
Siirt Üniversitesi
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakif Üniversitesi
Şırnak Üniversitesi
Amasya Üniversitesi
Aksaray Üniversitesi
Bursa Teknik Üniversitesi
Karabük Üniversitesi
Çankırı Karatekin Üniversite