The medium of instruction at Lokman Hekim University is Turkish. It is important for our candidates to have sufficient language proficiency to follow and understand the lessons.
Candidates who have the right to enrol must certify their Turkish proficiency levels. Students who cannot prove their level of Turkish proficiency will not be able to start education. They will receive education in the Turkish preparatory class before the faculty education.
Acceptable Turkish proficiency certificates can be obtained by the Turkish Language Education Research and Application Centers of Universities or Yunus Emre Institutes.
Turkish proficiency levels assessment;
C1 Level: Turkish is sufficient. The student can start education at our university.
B2-B1 Level: Turkish level is not enough, but it can be improved. The student is enrolled in the undergraduate program to which he/she has the right to enroll, provided that he/she takes the Turkish course and the student starts his education. However, the student must document that he/she has increased his/her Turkish level to C1 level by the beginning of the third academic year at the latest. At the end of this period, those whose Turkish level is still B2-B1 cannot continue their education until they increase their language level to C1 level, their registrations are frozen during this period.
A2-A1 Level: Turkish level is absent or insufficient. In this case, it is compulsory for the students who are at A2-A1 level to increase their Turkish level to at least B1-B2 level at the beginning of the third academic year at the latest to start their education without prejudice to the right to enroll in the undergraduate program they have won. However, they have to increase their Turkish proficiency levels to C1 level in the additional 1 year period.
European Language Portfolio (ELP) Turkish Language Proficiency Levels equivalents of Turkish Language Proficiency Levels are as follows:
|TURKISH LANGUAGE LEVELS||ELP TURKISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY LEVELS||EXPLANATIONS|
|A||C1||TURKISH LEVEL OF THE STUDENT IS SUFFICIENT|
|B||B2||TURKISH LEVEL OF THE STUDENT IS SUFFICIENT IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME|
|B||B1||TURKISH LEVEL OF THE STUDENT IS SUFFICIENT IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME|
|C||A2||TURKISH LEVEL OF THE STUDENT IS INSUFFICIENT|
|C||A1||TURKISH LEVEL OF THE STUDENT IS INSUFFICIENT|