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turkeyRoyal Holloway has very strong links with Turkey and we are delighted that we are continuing to attract large numbers of Turkish students today

The Regional Manager responsible for Turkey is Hannah Ehlela, and she visits every year. If you have any questions about Royal Holloway or about making an application please do not hesitate to contact her at Hannah.Ehlela@royalholloway.ac.uk.

Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, however please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Turkey.


Four-Year Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma),
Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma), 
our-Year Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma),
or Two-Year Ön-Lisans Diplomasi (Associate Degree)

Students who have completed these qualifications will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. The entry requirement will depend on the subject you are planning to study at Royal Holloway, but most departments will require an overall average grade of 70% to 80% in the final 2 years of study with at least 80% in any subjects specified in GCE A-Level entry requirements for the course.

A-Levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
Students who have taken A-Levels or the IB will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes.  Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder for your chosen course.

Our International Foundation Year, run by Study Group, is a programme of academic and English language study skills for international students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate study.


Bachelor’s Degree (Lisans Diplomasi)
Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree (Lisans Diplomasi) in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but departments will usually ask for a GPA of either 2.7/4.0 or 3.0/4.0.

Master's Degree 
Students who have successfully completed a Master's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme you are planning to study at Royal Holloway.

English language

Students will need to be able to prove that they have a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a Pre-sessional English Language Programme.



For undergraduate students, applications are made online via UCAS. Students applying for our International Foundation Year can do so online via Study Group. For help on how to apply for undergraduate study please visit our Undergraduate Applying section.

Postgraduate courses including the Pre-Master’s Diploma for International Students can be made directly to Royal Holloway online. For help on how to apply for postgraduate study please visit our Postgraduate Applying section.

Royal Holloway offers a range of scholarships for our international students. You can find out which ones you're eligible for on our undergraduate scholarships page and postgraduate scholarship page.  

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, you can also find out about the external funding that is available to you.

Meet us in Turkey

Royal Holloway frequently makes trips to Turkey, so why not take the opportunity to meet us in person?  You can find out more details about the next Royal Holloway visit to Turkey on the calendar on the meet us in your country page.  

Royal Holloway Representatives in your country

Royal Holloway has appointed representatives in Turkey who can offer you advice and assistance with your application. 


British Education Bureau (BEB)
Ufuk Universitesi Cad. The Paragon K:23 
Ankara 06510 
Tel: +90 312 258 63 23
Email: ankara@britisheducation.com.tr
Website: www.britisheducation.uk.com

British Side
Tunus Cad. No 46/4
Ankara 6660
Tel: +90 312 466 4510
Email: Ankara@britishside-edu.com
Website: www.britishside-edu.com


British Education Bureau (BEB) 
Özel Eğitim ve Danışmanlık Hiz. Ltd.
İstiklal Cad. İmam Adnan Sk. No:2 Kat:3
34430 Beyoğlu
Tel: +90 212 2444 000
Email: istanbul@britisheducation.com.tr
Website: www.britisheducation.uk.com

British Side - Main Office
Barbaros Bulvari. No: 91
Istanbul 34353
Tel: +90 212 327 270
Email: info@britishside-edu.com
Website: www.britishside-edu.com

British Side - Istanbul/Saskinbakkal
Kazim Ozalp Sok. No: 26/4
Saskinbakkal Kadikoy
Istanbul 34740
Tel: +90 216 302 0318
Fax: +90 216 302 0319
Email: info@britishside-edu.com
Website: www.britishside-edu.com

IDP Education
Inonu Cad Teknik Han No 38 / 1
Inansbank Ustunde
Tel: +90 212 245 1588
Email: seval.sir@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com


British Education Bureau (BEB) 
Özel Eğitim ve Danışmanlık Hiz. Ltd.
Şti Kıbrıs Şehitleri Cad. 1443 sk Mayıs Ap No:4 Kat:1 D:2
35220 Alsancak 
Tel: +90 232 3231 010
Email: izmir@britisheducation.com.tr
Website: www.britisheducation.uk.com



Institutional partnerships

The Politics and International Relations department at Royal Holloway has an Erasmus agreement with Koç University in Istanbul. For further information on studying with us as an Erasmus student, please see our study abroad and international exchanges webpages.


The Local Turkish Community

There is a very strong student community at Royal Holloway and there are a range of clubs and societies for students to join, both on the campus and in the local area. For more information please see our clubs and societies page or go to the Students' Union website.

Royal Holloway is recognised as one of the University of London’s best sporting Colleges and RHULSPORT offer 35 student sports clubs and high quality on- and off-campus facilities.   

Community Action Volunteering exists to connect, train and support Royal Holloway students seeking to volunteer in the local community.

If you are studying at Royal Holloway, and miss the food from home, there are a large number of Turkish restaurants and cafes, both in the local area and in London. On-campus, there are a number of students and academic staff involved in research into Turkey.


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