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Royal Holloway is a truly multicultural institution. Royal Holloway has strong links with Turkey and we are very pleased to currently have 40 Turkish students studying at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The International Officer responsible for this country is Alice Crichton. If you have any questions about Royal Holloway or making an application, please email 

The qualifications we accept

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, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Turkey.

Entry requirements for each course might be slightly different. Click here to search for a course.

Book a one-to-one appointment

We are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with us. We offer 30 minute, one-to-one counselling sessions via Microsoft Teams. These chats are informal and do not affect admission - they're simply an opportunity for you to learn more about Royal Holloway and studying in the UK. We welcome any questions you might have about our application processes, study programmes, and campus life.

Book your one-to-one appointment with the International team now.

Four-Year Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma),

or  Lise Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma),

or Four-Year Anadolu Lisesi (Anatolian High School Diploma),

or Two-Year Ön-Lisans Diplomasi (Associate Degree)

Students who have taken these qualifications at at good quality institutions will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes, subject to each individual academic department's discretion. Entry requirements range from 75-80% with most undergraduate courses requiring 75% (GPA 4.0).

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 entry for your chosen course.

University preparation programmes

The Royal Holloway International Study Centre provides an International Foundation Year and International Year One programme, which are designed for international students who do not quite meet the requirements for an undergraduate course. These programmes will help to develop your academic and English language skills in preparation for university. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Master's Degree

If you have 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 or 3.0/4.0.

To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove 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.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS. But if you are applying to a University preparation course or a postgraduate course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

You could be eligible for a scholarship. If find out about undergraduate scholarships here and go here to find out here if you are eligible for a postgraduate scholarship.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.

We make frequent trips to Turkey. They are a chance for you to meet our people face-to-face.  

To find out when our next visit is email

We also have full-time representatives in three Turkish cities.


British Education Bureau (BEB)

Ufuk Üniversitesi Caddesi
The Paragon
No:3 Kat:23
Ankara 06510

Tel: +90 312 258 63 23



Edcon Education Consultancy

Tunus Caddesi 63/5


Ankara 6680

Tel: 0090 312 427 9000



British Side

Tunus Cad. No 46/4
Ankara 6660

Tel: +90 312 466 4510



EDUKAS Education Consultancy

Bestekar Sok.
Universite Apt. No:61 K:2 D :3 Orta Blok
Çankaya, Ankara

Contact: Mine Gulen

Tel : +90 312 465 0464

Email :

Website :



British Education Bureau (BEB)

İstiklal Caddesi Kallavi Sokak
No:1 Leon Apartmanı Kat 3-4
İstanbul 34430

Tel: +90 212 2444 000



Edcon Education Consultancy - Istanbul Goturk

Begonya Cad Arcadium 3 K1 D23

Gokturk Istanbul

Tel: 00905459305187



Edcon Education Consultancy - Istanbul (Saskinbakkal)

Bagdat Cad N365/7 Saskinbakkal Kadikoy

Istanbul 34740

Tel: 0090 216 301 13 23



Edcon Education Consultancy - Istanbul (Bahcesehir)

Bahcesehir 2.kisim AvniAkyol Cad. LocaEvleri B Blok No.45 Kat. -6 Basaksehir

Istanbul 34480

Tel: 0090 212 669 29 29



British Side - Main Office

Barbaros Bulvari. No: 91
Istanbul 34353

Tel: +90 212 327 270



British Side - Istanbul/Saskinbakkal

Kazim Ozalp Sok. No: 26/4
Saskinbakkal Kadikoy
Istanbul 34740

Tel: +90 216 302 0318

Fax: +90 216 302 0319



EDUKAS Education Consultancy

Barbaros Bulvari,
ABC Apt, No:41 K:1 D:3
Besiktas, Istanbul

Contact: Hulya Karakaya

Tel : +90 (212) 260 60 72

Email :



Suadiye Mah. Bagdat Cad.

No:359 K:3 D:7 Saskınbakkal


Tel: 0 (216) 408 22 20




IDP Education

Inonu Cad Teknik Han No 38 / 1
Inansbank Ustunde

Tel: +90 212 245 1588




British Education Bureau (BEB)

Manas Bulvari
Adalet Mah
Folkart Towers
B Kule Kat:34 D:3408

Tel: +90 232 323 10 10



Edcon Education Consultancy

Kibris Sehitleri Caddesi N28 K2

D5 Nuray Apt Alsancak

Izmir 35220

Tel: 0090 232 425 25 56



EDUKAS Education Consultancy

Kıbrıs Sehitleri Caddesi
No:80 K:1 D:1
Alsancak, Izmir

Contact: Oguzhan Oduncu

Tel : +90 (232) 422 05 56




Edcon Education Consultancy

FSM Bulvari Bulvar 224 Sit C Blok D8 Nilufer

Bursa 16110

Tel: 0090 224 223 03 30



If you are in receipt of a government scholarship please follow this link for further information to make sure you understand what documentation you need to provide before, and during, your time at Royal Holloway.

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.

Royal Holloway is a multi-faith community, with many different beliefs represented on campus and excellent cooperation between faiths both on campus and in the local community.

The numerous on-campus faith groups include the RHUL Islamic Society (ISoc), who arrange five daily Muslim prayers and classes. ISoc also maintain the College's Prayer Room, which offers prayer and ablution facilities for men and women. We also have Middle Eastern and North African MENA Society who put on events such as MENA movie nights, shisha nights, cuisine nights, Dabake sessions, game nights as well as annual MENA ball. There is also an active Turkish Society at Royal Holloway, you can view their Instagram here.

There are several food outlets on campus with Halal provision; simply look for the letter ‘H’ next to meat meals in The Hub, Crosslands, Founder’s Dining Hall, KW’s and The Store on Campus.

Royal Holloway has close links with the Islamic Welfare Association of West Surrey, which was formed in 1986, to serve the Muslim community in and around Royal Holloway University of London.

The British Council In Turkey provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain

The British Embassy in Ankara for advice on visas and visiting the UK

The Turkish Consulate London for services for Turkish citizens living in the UK

UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK

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