Academic Staff Exchange

All academic staff employed in national and foreign higher education institutions that have signed Mevlana Exchange Programme Protocol can join academic staff mobility. This mobility includes education-training activities which an academic staff authorized in one higher education institution will perform in another higher education institution.

Academic staff mobility periods can be minimum two weeks and at maximum three months for once only in the same education-training year.  

In the scope of mobility, academic activities of academic staff can not be less than total six hours weekly. In hourly calculation of the activities performed by academic staff, courses are considered. If course hours do not complete six hours, academic activities like seminars, panels or conferences are evaluated in this context. Academic staff mobility plans which do not contain lectures shall not be considered within Mevlana Exchange Programme and accepted for the Exchange.

All signed Mevlana Exchange Programme protocols and quotas are published in the web site of the related higher education institution and invites application for the academic staff who desire to join this activity.

The main document regarding academic staff mobility is the Mevlana Academic Staff Mobility Plan drafted by academic staff participated to the programme. In the aforesaid Plan, activities which academic staff will perform are mentioned in a detailed way. This Plan is approved by related academic unit’s administrative boards of the institution of academic staff and the institution which staff has gone.


Academic  staff who has citizenship of the Republic of Turkey and work at a partner university abroad cannot teach at a Turkish university within the context of Mevlana Exchange Programme.



***** Outgoing Academic staff exchange is not included in the program from 2015-2016 academic year. 


Incoming Academic Staff Scholarships (2017-2018)


Daily Wage (TL)
(Professor, Assoc.Prof, Assistant Professor)

Daily Wage (TL)

Travel Expenses

Asia-Pacific Region, Latin America, North America

 50 TL

40 TL

4000 TL

Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia

50 TL

40 TL

3000 TL

Europe, South Caucasus, South Asia, Middle East, North Africa

50 TL

40 TL

2250 TL

Calendar for Mevlana Exchange  Program (2017-2018)
(Incoming Academic Staff)
24 February – 02 March 2017