Thanks to the presence of foreign embassies, multinational corporations and government offices, Ankara boasts the biggest concentration of international schools in Turkey. There are also several curricula on offer, so expat parents are likely to find a school perfectly suited to their children's needs. As Turkey's political capital, Ankara has a large diplomatic community, which makes competition for placements quite fierce. Parents moving to Ankara should ensure they apply well in advance and prepare for the often comprehensive admission processes. 

Below is a list of the most prominent international schools in the city.

International schools in Ankara

Oasis International School of Ankara

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: American
Ages: 4 to 18

British Embassy School Ankara

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Ages: 3 to 14

Hamidiye International Schools

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-Levels 
Ages: 5 to 18

Bilkent Laboratory and International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Turkish, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge IGCSE 
Ages: 2 to 18

International Gokkusagi Schools

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate and Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 3 to 18

Kazanim Cankaya International School Ankara

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Arabic and American 
Ages: 4 to 18

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