School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in Türkiye (Turkey)

    International schools may follow a different calendar
  • issued by the Ministry of Education Milli Eğitim Bakanı Nimet Çubukçu
    study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    PISA ranking (average 493): 425
    Average class size: more than 25
    Schooling mandatory till age 18
    number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 500
    Number of teaching days: 180
    Teaching language: Turkish, Kurdish
    schools are closed on Sunday
    school uniforms may be required
    Istanbul University ranking: Times Higher Education #601-800/QS ranking #601-650/Shanghai (2023) #401-500

  • We carry confirmed dates till July 2024 (some variations in the mid-term holidays)

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Date Weekday Name
January 19, 2023Thursdaywinter holiday (beginning)
February 5, 2023Sundaywinter holiday (end)
December 23, 2023Saturdaymid-term holiday (beginning)
December 28, 2023Thursdaymid-term holiday (end)