METU Ankara, Turkey Exchange
UW-Platteville Education Abroad has been helping UW-Platteville students study at the Middle East Technical University (METU) since 2012. Since then, students have chosen to study abroad in Ankara, Turkey on the UW-Platteville Exchange program. Today students can study at METU for:
- an academic year
- fall Semester
- spring semester
METU, a state university founded in 1956, has about 24,500 students including a sizable international student population. METU is one of Turkey's most competitive universities with 40 undergraduate programs within 5 faculties. The main part of the campus has dormitory capacity for approximately 7,000 students, who also benefit from a shopping area, banks, post office, and many eating places. Also a wide variety of sports facilities are available including gymnasiums, tennis courts, basketball and football fields, jogging trails, olympic-size indoor swimming pool, and an outdoor swimming.
Situated in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, METU offers students the chance to visit a city steeped in historical and cultural importance. The sprawling city provides museums, nightlife, shopping centers, hamams (public baths), and a fully restored covered market place; there is something for every student. Buses give students easy transportation between the campus and the city.
To learn more about the Middle East Technical University, visit their website.
Study abroad in Ankara on the UW-Platteville Exchange program—If not now, when?
Your Turkish adventure awaits!