TOBB ETÜ in Brief

1.TOBB ETÜ is ranked among the Best Universities in the World, founded after the year 2000!

  • TOBB ETÜ is ranked among the top universities in the world, founded since the year 2000 based on THE’s 2018 Young University Rankings: Millennial Universities! 

  • TOBB ETÜ is the first and only Turkish University in the Millennial Rankings. 

List of TOBB ETÜ's All Rankings in the World 

2.TOBB ETÜ is the first and only University in Turkey to integrate cooperative education system to undergraduate education.

  • Cooperative education  is a unique approach to higher education that enables students to gain one-year work experience prior to their graduation grounded on university-business world cooperation. 
  • Undergraduate students of TOBB ETÜ work at actual jobs for 3 times, for 3.5 months at a time, from the third year of their education on, graduating with a work experience of approximately 1 year in total. 
  • At TOBB ETÜ, students have the opportunity to gain work experience at more than 3.000 workplaces in relation to TOBB ETÜ's contracted companies and institutions in Turkey and abroad.

Detailed Information About the Cooperative Education System at TOBB ETÜ 

3. In Turkey, 3-Term Education System is only practiced at TOBB ETÜ.

  • At TOBB ETÜ, each education year is divided into three equal parts: Fall, Spring and Summer
  • Undergraduate education comprises of 8 academic terms and 3 cooperative education terms.





1st Year

1st Term

2nd Term

3rd Term

2nd Year

4th Term

5th Term

Cooperative Education(1)

3rd Year

6th Term

Cooperative Education(2)

7th Term

4th Year

Cooperative Education(3)

8th Term



Detailed Information About the 3-Term Education Program at TOBB ETÜ

4.At TOBB ETÜ, students who successfully pursue their undergraduate major can participate in double major and minor programs.

  • Double Major Programs enable students to graduate with two diplomas in two different majors. 
  • Interdisciplinary Minor Programs enable students to master their skills in any field they are interested in. 

More Information About Double Major and Minor Programs

5. The most rigorous training of English education in Turkey, 1040 hours, is offered at TOBB ETÜ based on the implementation of TOEFL IBT as the standard measure for evaluation.

  • Newly-submitted international students who do not meet TOBB ETÜ's English Proficiency level must attend classes in English Prepatory School for one year prior to their undergraduate education.

More Information About the Preparatory Education

6. In addition to Preparatory Education and undergraduate courses in English, students learn a second foreing language at TOBB ETÜ.

  • Second Foreign Language is mandatory at TOBB ETÜ.
  • Second Foreign Languages: German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese and Arabic

More Information About Second Foreign Language

7. TOBB ETÜ offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for international students.

  • Successful applicants will be considered for TOBB ETÜ Scholarships: Full Scholarship, %75 Scholarship, %50 Scholarship and %25 Scholarship. 
  • TOBB ETÜ may offer only tution scholarships. Currently no dormitory or supplementary scholarships are offered to international students. Foreigners moving from other countries to Turkey will have priority if they apply to stay in TOBB ETÜ dormitories.

More Information About Scholarship Opportunities