Welcome to International Cooperations Office

Founded in 1992, International Cooperations Office (ICO) coordinates METU's international mobility programs such as Erasmus, Overseas Exchange and International Summer School. In particular, student mobility and internship programs as well as staff exchange programs are organized. ICO is also responsible for initiating and implementing collaborative agreements, METU's incoming exchange student flow and organizing programs for international delegations visiting METU at the university administration level.


  • Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Program (ICM) for METU Outgoing Students to 2016-2017 Academic Year / Spring Semester

    5th Call (Deadline: August 29, 2016)

    This call is only for studying in Calgary University in Canada in Spring 2016-2017. The agreement covers all departments in Calgary, but applicants should check and make sure whether their department exists there.


    Outgoing students in this program will receive 650 Euro per month and also travel support of 1100 Euro.



  • GO STYRIA SCHOLARSHIP at University of Graz 2016/17

    The Go Styria call for the winter semester 2016/17 is now open:


    The scholarship scheme allows for applications to undertake RESEARCH stays at the University of Graz for the following target groups: MASTER / DOCTORAL students and POST-DOCs!

    Details on eligibility criteria, application process and documents can be found on the program website.

  • University of Tampere Summer School 2016

    University of Tampere Summer School will be organised between  8 – 19 August 2016. The course offering consists of seventeen courses covering various academic fields and up-to-date topics with a multidisciplinary approach.


    The application period continues until 8 May 2016.


    Please find more information, e.g. course descriptions and application info, on the Summer School webpage: