Why Manas?

• Educational Opportunities Free of Charge
Education at Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University is free of charge. No fees or payments are involved. In addition, three degrees of scholarships are available for students from the University’s own sources (10-20-23 $).

• Foreign Language Learning Opportunities
Turkish and Kyrgyz are official languages of education and training at Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University. However, our students have a chance to take Russian as a foreign language during their university education and have opportunities to practice this language around the city.
In addition, the university offers excellent courses in English and Chinese. Therefore, students have a chance to be ahead of our competitors by learning the most widely spoken languages in the world.
• State University with a Special Status
Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University is a special state university with a special status. The University was jointly founded by two countries. Diplomas earned at Manas University carry the same rights and are recognized by both Turkey and Kyrgyzstan. Diploma equivalency is protected by laws.
The special status of Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University attracts mainly young people from the Turkic Republics and communities and individuals in all walks of life who believe continuing education is to learn together and to develop common understanding, self-confidence and competency in the field, as well as common cultural values centered on Turkic consciousness, moral principles - individuals who have universal values and social responsibility and who are up-to-date, international, and employable and whose first aim is to contribute especially to Turkic civilization and to scientific knowledge of the whole world.
• MA and PhD Degree Opportunities
Students who graduate from Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University with a BA degree have opportunities to continue their education and obtain Master’s and doctorates in Social Sciences and Institutes of Science. These institutions offer MA and PhD programs in 12 different major subjects and have currently graduated 312 MA (with thesis), 75 MA (without thesis) and 34 PhD students.
• Expert Scholars in Their Fields
Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University's academic staff members from Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and other countries are all experts in their fields. There are 57 professors77 associate professors and 27 assistant professors currently working at University.
• Accommodation Opportunities
Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University offers on-campus dormitory facilities for about 900 students. This corresponds to 30% of the total number of students. In this respect, Manas holds first place in Kyrgyzstan and is ahead of other universities of Turkey and many universities around the world. In addition, our student dormitory has been called the country's most modern and cleanest dormitory.
A new dormitory is presently being constructed. This dormitory is planned to be operational by the 2011-2012 academic year. Dormitory capacity will then reach approximately 1,400 students. Dormitory fee is only $2 per month. Meals consisting of four different kinds of food are provided at the university and the dormitory cafeteria and cost just 40 Som (0.9 U.S. dollars).
• Internship Opportunities
Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University provides internship opportunities for students in Turkey, The Central Bank of Turkey, The Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE), Turkey Radio and Television Corporation (TRT), Turkey Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB), Turkish Ziraat Bank, etc.; elite public institutions and private sector organizations in different fields (Tourism, Industry, Trade, Communication, etc.) and  institutions in Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and other countries have all signed internship agreements. To date, the university has provided internship opportunities for about 600 students.
• Cultural Richness
There are students from 14 different countries within the university. This environment gives opportunity for cultural diversity and richness. Students from many different countries and communities meet each other and share their cultures together and make friends from all around the world.
• Sports, Social and Cultural Activities
Tennis, table tennis, chess, football, volleyball, basketball courts and wrestling training room are available at the University. In addition, folk dances, musical instruments, modern dance courses are likewise available.  Therefore, students participating in these courses according to their interests find their own social environment. There are about 18 student clubs, including theater, ecology environment, tourism, PR advertising, management and economics. Also, we have a dance group called “Manas Girls” which has become famous even outside of Kyrgyzstan, and different folk dance, music and art groups pursue their activities.

• Employment Opportunities
Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University students do not have problems in finding employment because of the quality of education they have received and because they have learned a few foreign languages, geography and other cultures, and are prepared for a multicultural business life just after school. Our graduates currently work in Turkey, Russia, European countries, the US, China, and the Turkic Republics and all around the world.

• Modern and lively Campus Environment
At every corner of the University there is an event. Active, lively, and enterprising young people, in addition to their scientific activities, involve themselves in social activities, sporting events, tournaments, contests, spring festivals, career days, demo days, etc. on our campus. Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University offers a living campus environment.
• Opportunities Study in Bishkek
The population of the Kyrgyz Republic capital Bishkek is about 1 million. While creating a solid infrastructure you can see all shades of green in the city and untouched natural beauty around Bishkek. Libraries, museums, theater, opera and ballet houses, artistic and cultural activities with a city in which one can find many natural beauties. One can have a chance to study in Bishkek which one of the most beautiful cities of Central Asia by choosing Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University.
• Advanced Technological Infrastructure
Kyrgyzstan - Turkey Manas University has Manas Radio, film studios, a cinema hall, computer and animation labs, modern buildings well equipped lecture halls, wired and wireless internet facilities and other infrastructures which provide the best way for students to prepare for the future.