Turkey is a center of attraction especially for foreign students with its every city. It is the second country in the world in access to higher education with a rate of 94.2%. A university diploma you will receive from Turkey is also recognized in European countries.
ECTS is applied according to Europe and Diploma Supplement is given to all students as a course credit system. In addition, Turkey is one of the most successful countries participating in Erasmus + exchange programs. In addition to Erasmus, there are many exchange programs such as Mevlana and Farabi that support the mobility of students and lecturers in Turkey.
Turkey is the first country with the highest number of students in higher education in Europe. There are a total of over 58 thousand programs in 206 universities. Turkey, which has been home to various civilizations for centuries, is always a familiar framework for foreign students.
Turkey is exactly a student-friendly country with at least one university in every city. Social clubs, sports teams, and cultural events at all universities bring students together and bring distant geographies closer.
When you come to Turkey, you will immediately see that the most active points of the city are the areas where students socialize. Each of the 206 universities (including their colleges) offers a modern and convenient campus life equipped with the latest technology.
Foreign students who want to get undergraduate education in Turkey can apply to the university they have chosen in our country and choose a university in case they complete high school equivalent schools in their own country. Likewise, foreign students who want to continue their postgraduate studies can apply directly to universities that determine their admission requirements.
Turkey aims to host 200 thousand foreign students by 2023. While the number of students studying in a country other than their own in 1975 was only 800 thousand, it is estimated that this figure reached 4 and a half million in 2010. It has reached 7.5 million today and is expected to reach 20 million by 2030. On the other hand, while the number of students enrolled in any higher education institution in the world was 170 million in 2009, it is estimated that this number will be 262 million in 2025.