Middle East Technical University (METU), a state university founded in 1956, has 47 undergraduate programs within 5 faculties. METU is one of Turkey’s most competitive universities. Most of the departments accept only the top 1% of the approximately 1.5 million applicants taking the National University Entrance Examination. The language of instruction is English. Currently it has about 22.000 students, 25% of which is enrolled in graduate programs. METU hosts about 1500 international students from nearly 65 different countries.
The Cultural and Convention Centre of METU, which encompasses the most recent technological facilities, is designed to host local and international conventions, seminars, meetings, conferences, concerts, other cultural activities and related services. The centre consists of nine halls, two foyers, a restaurant, support and service units and benefits from the rich facilities and resources of the METU campus.