Farabi Exchange Program aims that university students and teaching staff members continue their education and training at an institution of higher education other than their owns during a period of one or two semesters. Farabi Exchange Program is based on students and teaching staff members voluntaryparticipation. The objectives of Farabi Exchange Program which is expected to bring mobility and dynamism to the Turkish higher educationsystem are as follows:
Who can participate? The Program is open to the students who are enrolled in the associate’s, undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. degree programs of universities and institutes of technology. The Program is also open to the teaching staff members employed at universities and at institutes of technology.
Where are the main features of Farabi Exchange Program? The Program envisages to grant scholarship to students and to pay additional course fee to teaching staff members as a financial support. In order to benefit from this financial support, the institution of higher education chosen within the framework of Farabi Exchange Program should be located in a different city from where the applicant lives. Signing a protocol between two universities and accepting the applications by Farabi Instutional Coordination Offices will be enough to initiate Farabi Exchange Program.
Where can more detailed information be obtained about the Program? Both legal and standard documents concerning Farabi Exchange Program are included in: http://farabi.kocaeli.edu.tr. The Program legislation and all the necessary standard documents needed for initiating the Program are available in the web site.