Certificate equivalence

Certificate equivalence

The Arab countries are witnessing several disturbances due to the civil wars and revolutions that broke out about 9 years ago, threatening the educational path for many students in these countries.

Many students also dream of completing the educational stage in a country that has a higher level than that found in their countries, so many are searching for a way to equate the certificate to study in Turkey, which offers students several educational advantages.

Registration in Turkish universities requires some documents, including a high school diploma return document, known in the Turkish language as (Denklik).

This document is important until the student proves that the high school certificate obtained in his country is equivalent to Turkish certificates, and this certificate can be obtained through two methods, the first through the Turkish consulate or embassy in the country in which you live, or through the Turkish Directorate of Education in Istanbul or different Turkish cities.

In the following lines, we will explain how to equate your degree if you are in Turkey.

First: How to equate a high school diploma in Turkey
The system of submitting the equivalent of high school diploma to foreigners in Turkey has been modified since you previously had to go to the Turkish Education Directorate in your city inside Turkey, and hand over some papers to the Directorate, but now the system has been changed to become online by submitting an online application on the special equation website At the Ministry of Education http://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/ then you register your details on the website and then you upload your papers and book the day of handing over the papers, after that you will be asked to go to the National Education Directorate Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü in your city in Turkey at the appointed time.

The papers required for the equivalent of high school diploma for foreigners in Turkey
The original high school certificate is attested from the foreign ministry of the country from which you received the high school certificate.
Statement of grades for the last 3 academic years, attested by the Foreign Ministry.
A valid passport, in addition to a copy.
The student's visa and a copy of it, and this visa can be replaced by the residence card, if any.
University admission letter obtained from the site for the Turkish University that you have chosen to study in.
A high school equivalency application form which I filled out in Turkish is obtained from the Equation Authority of the Educational Administration Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü
Two conditions that must be met by the applicant for the equivalence of diplomas in Turkey:
The availability of all previous papers with the applicant.
To be with a student of any type a "tourist, student, permanent residence, temporary protection residence" in the absence of residency, a final acceptance of the student must be obtained from any university in Turkey.
For more step-by-step details on the equivalency of the certificate, you can see the article of equivalency of the general secondary certificate in Turkey

Second: How to equal the Bachelor’s degree in Human Medicine and Master’s degree in Turkey
The applicants for the equivalency of Bachelor's degree in Human Medicine in Turkey go through two stages.

Submit papers to the Ministry of Higher Education in Ankara
Copies of the required documents are sent by post to the Ministry of Higher Education and waiting for 7 months to a year for the ministry to communicate with your country's university to ensure the authenticity of the papers and all applicants can access the higher education site to follow up on their application

Success in the following tests: "STS" test, "OSCE" test, "TUS" test.
Those who want to equate the certificate of human medicine in Turkey must pass the three previous tests to obtain the certificate, and whoever specializes and wishes to work as a specialist doctor must apply the amendment to the Ministry of Health, and in turn the Ministry will transfer this request to a university or government hospital for the doctor’s exam In this major.

After passing this step and obtaining the equivalency of certification and learning the Turkish language, the last step remains to search for a hospital to contract and work in.

For more details on how to equate a diploma in human medicine step by step to work as a doctor in Turkey, you can read from this article

Third: How to equal the Bachelor’s degree in Dentistry and Master’s degree in Turkey
The diploma equivalency of dentistry in Turkey passes in two stages

Submit papers to the Ministry of Higher Education in Ankara. :

Copies of the required documents are sent by post to the Ministry of Higher Education and waiting for 7 months to a year for the ministry to communicate with your country’s university to verify the authenticity of the papers, after which the ministry will contact you


The second stage: Success in two tests: the "STS" equivalency test and the "DUS" specialty test.
It is worth noting that the two steps do not depend on each other and can be completed in parallel.

After passing this step and obtaining the equivalency of certification and learning the Turkish language, the last step that remains is to search for a hospital to contract and work in.

For more details on how to equate the dental certificate step by step to work as a doctor in Turkey you can see it in this article.

Fourth: How to equal the diploma and bachelors degree in Turkey
To balance the certificates of other specializations, we perform the same previous steps with the following papers:

A copy of the passport, provided that it is valid.
Registration form, and it is temporarily manual, attached to the rest of the papers, and you can get it via the link http://bit.ly/2J1uJtC.
A high school equivalency document, certified by a notary, with an additional copy of it.
The original diploma or bachelor’s degree, which you obtained in your country.
Diploma or Bachelor's degree translated into Turkish and notarized.
Original copy of the transcript for all years of higher education and a copy translated into Turkish and certified by a notary.
Additional copy of all documents.
After that you hand the papers over to the following address: Yükseköğretim Kurulu Başkanlığı Denklik Müracaat Ofisi - Bilkent / ANKARA

You can also mail it to the following address: Yükseköğretim Kurulu Başkanlığı