Yildiz Technical University


General Information

Country Turkey
City Istanbul
Founding 1911
Number of Students 36.000



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (TR ISTANBU07)
Who can apply? Bachelor (as of the 3rd semester)
Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 2 to 4


Study Details

Semester Dates

Semester 1: Mid-September until February

Semester 2: Mid-February until End of June

Academic Calendar (only available in Turkish)

Cooperating Faculty/Department Geodesy, Cartography, Remote Sensing
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Offers and Information for Exchange Students

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalogue

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses The university offers a semester accompanying language courses in three different language levels.



Language Requirements

English: B2

Application deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Application Deadline at Partner University

15. May: for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

15. November: for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application Process at the Partner University

Information about the Application and Application Documents

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Cost Travel Costs, Living and Housing Expenses
Average Cost of Living in Turkey the cost of living is typically lower than that in Germany, urban areas however tend to cost a lot more, around 500 euros per month


Practical Information

Accommodation The partner university does not offer accommodations in student dorms for exchange students.
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD