Karadeniz Practical Information

Cultural Life: 

Trabzon is the emerald green city of the Black Sea Coast. Spread along the shores of the Black Sea, Trabzon has a climate typical of the region. In summer the temperature is pleasantly cool, and in winter it is mild with an annual average temperature of 14.5 oC. It has a relatively high rainfall all year round, producing a landscape of lush greenery. Dense pine forests cover the mountains, and an abundance of crops flourish in the lower elevations and valleys. The area is home to many beautiful species of plant and wildlife, many unique to the region. The unusual and varied landscape has shaped the industry and culture of the area. Trabzon is also of particular importance to Turkey's fishing sector. With its modern port, international airport, Free Zone and tourism potential, Trabzon looks forward to a bright and prosperous future. Tourism is also of increasing importance to Trabzon's economy as more and more foreign tourists explore Turkey's less developed and unspoiled regions, and become aware of the many attractions of the Black Sea coast. Tea and hazelnut productions are important income sources of the city.

Health Insurance: 

MEDfOR students are covered by an insurance scheme in line with the insurance requirements for Erasmus Mundus students set by the European Agency EACEA.

Housing: 

The students are quite fortunate in terms of availability of accommodations in the city. There are private houses, dormitories and apart flats inside or outside of the university.

Language Courses: 

MEDfOR students are covered by an insurance scheme in line with the insurance requirements for Erasmus Mundus students set by the European Agency EACEA.

Residence Permit: 

Students can obtain a resident permit easily within the city. The students are advised to visit the department of foreigners at the main police station within a week of their arrival to Trabzon for their registration. Students will be guided on these procedures when arriving to the university.

Sports: 

Karadeniz Technical University has many opportunities to practice sport. The university has a main campus in which there are several facilities such as soccer fields, basketball courts, volleyball fields and tennis courts..

Visa: 

Students entering the country may need visa. All necessary information regarding the visa can be reached here.