Karamanoğlu Mehmetbey Üniversitesi/ Mevlana


Mevlana Exchange Programme

Mevlana Exchange Programme is a programme which aims the exchange of students and academic staff between Turkish higher education institutions asnd higher education instituions of other countries. With the regulation published in August 23,2011 (num:28034), students and academic staff exchange between Turkis higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries has been possible.

The programme includes higher education institutions throughout the world without discriminating between the geographical borders. The higher education institutions of EU countries benefiting from Erasmus programme will not be included in Mevlana Exchange Programme in 2013-2014 academic year.

Students may study abroad for one (minimum) or two (maximum) terms and academic staff may lecture abroad from one week (minimum) to three months (maximum). Accordingly, students and academic staff from any country may benefit from this programme being hosted by Turkish higher education institutions in order to study or lecture.


Information About Our University

Accomodation Services

Karaman has a wide range of accommodation for the students coming from outside the city. One of housing option is the student pensions, dorms and aparts around the city. The monthly rent price is between 300 TL(140 euro)- 400 TL(180 Euro). These pensions,dorms and aparts are furnished and probably everything is included in the price (internet, electricity, laundry etc.) Renting a house is the other alternative that students can choose for the accommodation. The cost of renting a house around the university is between about 400 TL(180 Euro)-600 YTL(260 Euro).

Transportation Services

There are several ways to get to Karaman and the following choices for arrival to Karaman are the easiest and the most comfortable ways. One of them is to fly to İstanbul and to Konya and then take a bus or train to Karaman. The other choise is to fly to Ankara and then take a train from Ankara to Karaman. The terminals located at the entrance of our city connect to all other cities of our country. There are private public buses available to arrive anywhere at the city centrum.Transportation in Karaman is easy and accesible because there are always Public buses from the terminal districts and certain points in the city and it is cheaper for the students.


Cultural and Sports Activities

Social activities of our university are carried out in cooperation by clubs established by academic units, the Directorate of Health, Culture and Sports Department and the students. The aim of cultural activities is to make good use of our students’ free time; to help them acquire useful habits, to give them a chance to exhibit and present their works, to encourage them have the habits of resting and having fun; to help them in following scientific, artistic and technological developments and participation in these activities, and contributing to their development in terms of culture. Furthermore, many conferences, seminars, panels and other activities are held in education period with the participation of guests who have a national and international reputation. Theatre, music, folk dance, exhibitions, colloquies are held at Spring Festivals in May every year. The students have an opportunity to express themselves with the activities held. The festival has a richer atmosphere with the participation of professional artists and groups as well.