a2 International Education Fairs in Turkey - Spring 2013

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We invite you attend the a2 International Education Fair in Turkey 2013. We are pleased to offer this great opportunity for international schools keen on recruiting students from Turkey.

The International Education Fairs in Turkey are the only international study abroad fairs in the country supported officially by UED (The Assoc. of Int. Education Counsellors of Turkey) and its prestigious member agencies.

Reasons to Attend

In spring 2012, the education fair received over 10,000 students in 5 cities and 6 days and secured over 135 institutions from Australia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Turkey, UK, USA and the United Arab Emirates. In addition to the international institutions, counseling agencies and the local and international sponsors, Austrade, British Council, Campus France, DAAD, Fulbright, Taipei Economic and Cultural Mission in ANKARA, US Embassy, US Consulate General Istanbul, UED exhibited at a2 Turkey Fairs.

Teenagers make up 30% of Turkey's population, two times higher than the EU average. In 2010, over 1.5 million students took the National University Placement Exam and only 327,869 students were placed in a four-year university in Turkey. Turkish students are looking to foreign institutions for admission.

Market Overview

Turkey is a quickly-developing country, with the youngest population ratio in Europe and a clear market for overseas education. Turkey has a long history of placing great value in education and the pursuit of lifelong learning. In the 2010-2011 academic year there were 26,911 international students attending Turkish educational institutions and universities. Each year sees approximately 1.65 million Turkish students compete for only 529,000 entrance positions in post secondary institution.

  • 2.5 million students are currently studying in the Turkish Higher Education System
  • There are 141 State Universities, and 53 Private Universities in Turkey
  • 1.5 million students will be seeking undergraduate education in August
  • 800,000 students will be placed in undergraduate programs in Turkey
  • 100,000 undergraduate students will seek education abroad
  • 2 million undergraduate and graduate are currently looking for overseas education opportunities
Fair Outline

Taking place in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir, the Turkey fair dates are at the most opportune time for both students and institutions, according to when students are seriously thinking about their next step in education.

In the past 10 years, over 500 institutions from 35 countries have attended a2 International Education Fairs to promote their schools and meet thousands of students at these events. The International Education Fair in Turkey attracts the best student participation. The fair has a reputation for attracting the highest quality students. It is essential that it attracts the most interested and qualified candidates.

a2 Fairs are known for being a pioneer in student recruitment fairs with its 20 years of experience in the student placement. The fairs will utilize numerous forms of mass communication to deliver the best promotion including: local and national TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, billboards, text messaging, and internet spots, etc...

The International Education Fair in Turkey offers you the chance to meet with thousands of eligible students, and it offers a wonderful opportunity to network with many consulting agencies, local and international organizations, and foundations within a cost effective budget.

The education fairs follow the current trends in the existing and big student markets, and they also find the new trends and virgin markets ensuring great benefits to international schools in the best locations.

Every detail from the delivery of pre-fair information, material shipment and transportation to onsite assistance, social events is well planned out.

Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.

To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.

What's included as standard

Registration fee includes 1 table and 4 chairs, up to 2 representatives participating (a maximum of 2 additional representatives can be added), welcome receptions, lunches, coffee/tea breaks and 1 dinner.

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a2 International Education Fair in Turkey (Istanbul) - 2-3/03/13

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a2 International Education Fair in Turkey (Konya) - 9/03/13

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a2 International Education Fair in Turkey (Ankara) - 5/03/13

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a2 International Education Fair in Turkey (Izmir) - 7/03/13

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Dates:

2 Mar 2013 - 3 Mar 2013

Venue address:

Istanbul Hilton Hotel Convention Centre
Cumhuriyet Cad.
Istanbul
34367
Turkey

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Schedule:

Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
02/03/13
03/03/13
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
Dismantling:
02/03/13
03/03/13
10:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 17:30
Additional activities
Date Time
Hosted dinner for exhibitors: 02/03/13 19:30 - 23:30

 

Dates:

9 Mar 2013

Venue address:

Rixos Hotel
Selcuklu
Konya
42250
Turkey

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Schedule:

Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1: 09/03/13 12:00 - 17:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
Dismantling:
09/03/13
09/03/13
10:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 17:30
Additional activities
Date Time
To be announced - -

 

Dates:

5 Mar 2013

Venue address:

Sheraton Hotel
Noktalı Sokak
Kavaklıdere
Ankara
006700
Turkey

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Schedule:

Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1: 05/03/13 12:00 - 17:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
Dismantling:
05/03/13
05/03/13
10:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 17:30
Additional activities
Date Time
Welcome cocktail: 04/03/13 18:30 - 20:30
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Dates:

7 Mar 2013

Venue address:

Hilton Hotel
Gazi Osmanpasa Bulvari No 7
Izmir
35210
Turkey

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Schedule:

Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1: 07/03/13 12:00 - 17:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
Dismantling:
07/03/13
07/03/13
10:00 - 11:30
17:00 - 17:30
Additional activities
Date Time
To be announced - -

 

This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.

Levels
  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Language learning
Subjects
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality

Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Invitations
  • Local / National Press
  • PR Campaigns
  • Promotion at other events
  • Television / Radio

Visiting Agents

Agents are expected to visit the fair, although no formal activities have been planned for participants to meet them.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 6036 in Istanbul
  • 2200 in Konya
  • 2000 in Ankara
  • 2200 in Izmir

These visitors are expected to look for:

Istanbul
Konya
Ankara
Izmir
*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.

Who should attend:
  • Boarding schools
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Gap year organisations
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Publishers
  • Student service providers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor numbers:

  • 106 in Istanbul
  • Data coming soon for Konya
  • 65 in Ankara
  • 61 in Izmir

Past exhibitor statistics:

Istanbul
Konya
Ankara
Izmir

Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

EU passport holders may require a visa to enter Turkey and you will need a passport. Please check with your local Consulate or Embassy. You might need to apply for a tourist or business visa, although the latter may take much more time to arrange. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Languages

Turkish

National Currency

Turkish lira (TRY)

Hotels
Istanbul

Hilton Istanbul Hotel*****
Cumhuriyet Caddesi, Harbiye
Tel: +90 212 315 6000

Hotel Lamartine****
Lamartin Caddesi, 25, Taksim
Tel: +90 212 254 62 70 PBX

Konak Hotel****
Cumhuriyet Caddesi, 75, Taksim
Tel: +90 212 225 82 50

Nippon Hotel Istanbul
Topçu Caddesi No: 6, Taksim
Tel: +90 212 313 33 00

Ankara

Sheraton Hotel, Ankara
Noktalı Sokak, Kavaklıdere, 06700
Tel: +90 312 457 6000

Izmir

Hilton Hotel, Izmir
Gazi Osmanpasa Bulvari No 7, 35210
Tel: +90 232 497 6060


*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.

 

Working with the University Fairs / Studycentral team is easy, pleasant and fun. They do what we all should: offer sufficient and relevant information, they do it quickly and are very efficient.

Ivana Belamaric
IE Business School