Educational Authorities in Turkey

Internal evaluation is conducted every year by the higher education institutions in Turkey. The quality assurance and evaluation is done as per the Regulation of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions developed by Council of Higher Education (CoHE) and Guidance of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions developed by YODEK (Commission of Academic Evaluation and Quality Development in Higher Education Institutions).

Following are the educational authorities in Turkey:

Council of Higher Education (Yuksekogretim Kurulu, YOK or CoHE)

The Council of Higher Education is an autonomous institution that manages and regulates the higher education system in Turkey as per the Law on Turkish higher education and Turkish constitution. The CoHE is responsible for higher education institutions in Turkey.

Contact details
Address: Council of Higher Education (CoHE)
International Relations Unit
B-7 Block, 5th Floor
06539 Bilkent/Ankara

Phone: 00 90 312 298 79 3300 90 312 298 79 33
Fax: 00 90 312 266 47 44

Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programmes (MUDEK) 

The MUDEK is a non-governmental organization that is responsible for the evaluation and accreditation of the engineering education in Turkey. The evaluation process by the MUDEK began in 2003.

Contact details:
MUDEK Headquarters and MAK (Engineering Programs Accreditation Board)
Zincirlidere Caddesi No. 86
Mericoglu Plaza Kat:1 Daire:4
Esentepe, Sisli, 34394 Istanbul

Telephone: 90-212-211-028190-212-211-0281, 90-212-211-028290-212-211-0282
Fax: 90-212-211-0289
E-Mail: infos at

Ministry of National Education (Milli Egitim Bakanligi)

The Ministry of National Education is a national authority that administers the primary and secondary education in Turkey. It is a government ministry of the Republic of Turkey that oversees the public as well as private education system of Turkey.

Contact details
Address:  Ministry of National Education
Ataturk Bulvarı No:98 Bakanlıklar/ANKARA

Phone: 0312 4132680 - 0312 4132681 - 0312 4131838 

Turkish University Rectors' Committee (Rektorler Komitesi )

The Turkish University Rector's Committee is responsible for taking decisions on matters related to the universities n Turkey.

Phone: 90 (312) 266 472590 (312) 266 4725
90 (312) 266 475990 (312) 266 4759

Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBYTAK) 

The TUBYTAK is an autonomous institution regulated by a Scientific Board that is responsible for managing, financing and carrying out research and development in Turkey. Also, it is an advisory agency to the Turkish Government on science and research matters.

Contact details:
Address: TUBİTAK 
Tunisia Caddesi No: 80 
06100 Kavaklıdere Ankara 

Phone: 0312 468 53000312 468 5300

Turkish National Agency 

The Turkish National Agency was formed in January 2002 under the Turkish Prime Ministry State Planning Organization. The agency encourages mobility among the higher education institutions in Turkey and in Europe.

Contact details:
Address: Maulana Boulevard No: 181 06520 Balgat / Ankara
Phone: 90312409 60 00
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