Turkish courses in Istanbul

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A melting pot of cultures, the ancient capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires is a city of incredible richness - take the time to explore it properly with a Turkish course in Istanbul. Studying Turkish in Istanbul means immersing yourself in thousands of years of history and discovering its treasures bit by bit, including breathtaking mosques and vibrant markets. Opt for a thrilling language study holiday and learn Turkish in Istanbul!

Turkish courses in Istanbul
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Turkish Schools in Istanbul

From bazaars to Turkish baths, music to cuisine, Turkish culture is full of surprises, and the best way to immerse yourself in it is by studying Turkish in Istanbul! On a Turkish course in Istanbul, you’ll experience authentic life in a Turkish city, and make great progress in immersive language lessons, which will test your skills. As you learn Turkish in Istanbul, you’ll also be ideally located for discovering the city, from Dolmabahçe Palace to Taksim Square!

Why Study Turkish in Istanbul?

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City Life
  • Located on the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul is a vibrant city of two halves, where you can explore world-famous sights like the dual Islamic-Christian Hagia Sofia and do some shopping on bustling İstiklal Street - contact us for more information about living in Turkey.
  • As you learn Turkish in Istanbul, you’ll be awed by the whirling dervishes, astounded by the spices at the Grand Bazaar, and you’ll have the chance to learn more about Turkey’s history at the Archeology Museum.
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  • A cruise along the Bosphorus is the perfect way to spend an afternoon away from your Turkish course in Istanbul - enjoy lunch in the charming village of Anadolu Kavağı, and return by sunset!
  • There’s no better experience as you learn Turkish in Istanbul than visiting the famed city of Troy, an incredible archaeological site which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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  • A cruise on the Bosphorus is the perfect way to start your time learning Turkish abroad in Istanbul, where you’ll get to see the sights of the city from a different perspective.
  • Get a taste for the local culture with a cooking class, or head out to the countryside for a hot air balloon - this will be a language study holiday you’ll never forget!

Popular questions about studying Turkish in Istanbul:

How much does it cost to live and study in Istanbul?

If you’re planning on studying Turkish in Istanbul, your first buy should be an Istanbul Kart, which for 0.70 EUR (6 TRY) allows you to travel on the public transport of the city for 0.40 EUR (3.50 TRY) per journey. Eating out is affordable in the city, with a traditional breakfast costing around 4 EUR (36 TRY) and an evening meal averaging 7 EUR (63 TRY). Our Turkish courses in Istanbul start from 130 EUR per week, and you can reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language studies abroad in Turkey.

What are the benefits of studying Turkish in Istanbul?

  • Learning Turkish in Istanbul is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in traditional Turkish culture, learning more about the history and cuisine of the country in an incredibly diverse city
  • As you study Turkish in Istanbul, you’ll have the chance to practice your language skills every day as you navigate the markets and sights of this bustling metropolis

What type of Turkish courses can I study in Istanbul?

Our partner schools offer a broad range of language courses abroad, so whether you’re a junior learner looking to make new friends or an adult learner seeking an advanced course, ESL can help you find your ideal Turkish course in Istanbul. Some of the courses at our partner schools include:

  • Standard courses from A1 to C1 level, including intensive courses
  • One-to-one lessons

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