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4.6/5.0 (10 reviews)
Royal Turkish Education Center, Istanbul
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Located in the heart of downtown Istanbul. The famous Istiklal Street and Taksim Square are just a 5-minute walk away. More

Quality of teaching:4.6/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.1/5.0
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Istanbul

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
Course Categories (3)Accommodation (1)
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Istanbul: Istanbul is one of the truly great romantic cities, with it´s skyline studded with domes and minarets. Its history tracks back from Byzantium to Constantinople to its place at the head of the Ottoman Empire. Fragments of this varied architectural inheritance are visible, with stunning Ottoman mosques, classical columns, Byzantine structures, ancient city walls and fine churches. Today Istanbul hums as Turkey's cultural heart and good-time capital. With the buzzing atmosphere of the pedestrian Istiklal Caddesi and its hundreds of bars, cinemas, art galleries, restaurants and bistros, the city seems more funky and cosmopolitan than ever.

Key Facts about Istanbul

Population: 11,175,000 Inhabitants

Time Zone: +12h. (GMT +2)

Region: Istanbul,

Currency: TRY (1 TRY = 0.2510 USD)

Name of City in Turkish: İstanbul

Istanbul Quality of Life Rating:
4.8/5.0  (75 reviews by our former students)

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:65* (35% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:53* (47% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:65* (35% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Turkey average):10.96 TRY (46% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 220 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

Istanbul Atatürk (IST) - 12 km. from Istanbul city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 5 minutes, 4,00 TL, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Ataturk Airport Havalimani, Zeytinburnu, Aksaray

Every 30 minutes, 9,00 TL, 40 minutes.

Main stops: Ataturk Airport, Taksim Square-Point Hotel

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Chicago O'Hare International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, Miami International, New York John F. Kennedy, San Francisco International, Washington Dulles
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester
  • South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • Canada: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
Sabiha Gökçen International (SAW) - 32 km. from Istanbul city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 30 minutes, 18,00 TL, 75 minutes.

Main stops: Sabiha Gokcen Airport, Faith Sultan Mehmet Bridge, 1.Levent

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: London Gatwick, London Stansted

Weather in Istanbul

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46.4 °F46.4 °F46.4 °F51.8 °F59 °F68 °F71.6 °F73.4 °F69.8 °F66.2 °F59 °F51.8 °F

Events in IstanbulBest time to take a language course in Istanbul


Shopping Fest
Shopping Fest

Jul. 2018A shopping and fashion festival with numerous shows, fashion shows, sales, and shops open during the night. For the occasion, Istanbul becomes the best place in the world for fashion addicts.

International Jazz Festival
International Jazz Festival

Jul. 2018One of the most prestigious Jazz Festivals in the world. Though the festival's main focus is jazz, there are also numerous concerts of other genres like traditional music, rock, electro.



Sep. 2018 - Oct. 2018A film festival dedicated to film d'auteurs shining the spotlight on lesser known directors and artists through projections in the Emek Cinema.


Istanbul Marathon
Istanbul Marathon

11 Nov. 2018A unique marathon where the participants cross continents. From the Asian side to the European side, the runners visit some of the most beautiful spots and monuments of the city.

What to do in Istanbul

Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace
Süleymaniye Mosque
Süleymaniye Mosque
The Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque
Istiklal Caddesi
Istiklal Caddesi
Grand Bazaar
Grand Bazaar
Turkish Bath
Turkish Bath
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