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Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey (Outgoing Program)
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Restrictions: OU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
University Exchange Language of Instruction: English
Housing Type: Student Dormitories Minimum GPA: 2.5
Non-English Language Learning Option(s):
Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish Study Abroad Adviser: Wyatt Schmitz
University Name:
Middle East Technical University
Language Category:
Language Category B
Study Level: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Description:

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  • METU has 40 undergraduate programs in 5 faculties, and all courses are taught in English!
  • METU’s campus covers over 17 square miles and includes Lake Eymir, which is available to students for rowing, fishing, picnicking and other recreational activities
  • Among off campus facilities, METU has lodges in Elmadag, a small mountain town, and a resort at Uludag near Bursa, where mountain climbing and various skiing activities are possible.
This program is ideal for Petroleum Engineering and science majors!

Program Requirements
  • 2.5 Combined Retained GPA
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation letters from any OU professor
  • Host University Application
  • Student Visa
All courses at METU are taught in English. Exchange students are able to take courses in all faculties
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Economics and Administrative Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering.
To search courses offered at METU, click here.

Academic Calendar
  • The Fall semester usually runs from early October - January.
  • The Spring semester usually runs from February - June.
Money Matters
Because this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to Middle Eastern Technical University.

Use this Middle Eastern Technical University Budget Estimate to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
METU guarantees on-campus accommodations to all exchange students. There are three types of campus dormitories – shared, semi-private and private. METU also has a limited number of student apartments. For more information about housing, click here.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for the Middle East to move on to Phase 2!

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/13/2015
09/23/2015 01/01/2016 05/31/2016
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/21/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
Spring 2017 09/18/2016 09/23/2016 TBA TBA

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