UKLA Company was founded in Bursa, Turkey in 2002 and started its services in the education field in 2003 as UKLA ACADEMY. UKLA ACADEMY is situated in Bursa in northwestern Turkey, close to the Marmara Sea and at the foot of the Uludag mountain range. It is an industrial and historical city. It was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and retains much of the Ottoman atmosphere and architecture. Its industry is comprised of textile, automotive and food production companies. In addition, the University of Uludag is based in Bursa, which accounts for its large student population of 30,000. Turkey is predominantly Muslim, but most people live a modern lifestyle in this secular country. The Language Academy has been recently established in a beautifully refurbished building with all the facilities, services, and materials necessary to provide an exemplary learning environment.
UKLAACADEMY center is located in one of the best neighborhoods in Bursa and offers a creative learning environment, a communicative approach to language learning, and a philosophy emphasizing individual goals and development in an academic setting. The school facility is designed with the goal of surrounding learners with an environment conducive to learning. Research shows that when the appropriate emotions and attitude are present while learning, information is more easily remembered. UKLA surrounds you with beautiful colors, pleasant aromas, and motivating music.
UKLA has earned an enviable reputation for providing learners with a wide range of language courses. UKLA offers year-round English programs for adults who wish to improve their knowledge of English for career or business purposes, or to enter colleges and universities in Turkey. In addition to excellent General English programs, UKLA offers other specific English Language programs designed for the particular needs of Language Learners. UKLA also offers German and French Language Courses.
UKLA founded its sister company UKLA ABROAD (Study Abroad - Education and Career Consultancy) in 2004 in Bursa in order to offer a full service to its students in Language Training.
UKLA ACADEMY opened its first branch in Izmir located in the center of the city in 2006 and its second branch in Eskişehir in the center of the city in 2011.
UKLA Learning Environment
The learner is provided with the necessary environment to ensure enjoyable acquisition of the language.
UKLA instructors are professionals with university degrees who possess native proficiency in the language they teach. Instructors work individually with learners to support and encourage learner confidence in expressing themselves in English.
UKLA Club Opportunities
All learners have access to UKLA’s Conversation, Reading and Music Clubs where outside activities support acquisition of language skills. Learners are encouraged to watch English films and television on their own. Viewing English language films and listening to music facilitates the natural use of English and promotes expansion of vocabulary. The realization of being able to follow and understand a television program or film provides a sense of achievement and serves as a motivating factor.
Videos and accompanying materials are offered for each particular language course and level. Instructors select from a range of short and feature-length films that are aligned with the accompanying lesson. The Conversation Club students and teachers go on excursions, dine out and take city tours together – speaking English!
Despite the fact that UKLAACADEMY has a rather short history in language education, (5 years) in its field it has gained an excellent reputation. Leading textile and automotive companies such as; Robert Bosch, Bosch Rexroth, Magnetti Marelli Koç, Karsan, Oyak Renault, Yeşim Textile, Saydam Textile, Penelope Textile, Philip & Morris, Contitech, BPO, Yazaki, Prysmian, Cargill, AKA Oto, TKG Oto, Coca Cola Co., Sancak Holding, May Tohum have chosen UKLAACADEMY as their language education provider. Bursa is the fourth biggest city in Turkey, and the second biggest industrial production area.
Due to its strong corporate business relations with those companies, UKLA has been offering quality in educational services and providing feedback and progress assessment reports to the companies as well as acting as a solution partner and offering services for recruitment and interviewing along with Language training opportunities.