Country Overview

Flag-map_of_Turkey.svgDating back to the Ottoman Empire, the officially named modern Republic of Turkey claimed its independence in 1923 now a parliamentary representative democracy.

The country’s official language is Turkish operating a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic. The President of the Republic is the head of state and has a largely ceremonial role.

Turkey is situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, a country of significant geostrategic importance bordered by Syria and Iraq to the south, Iran and Armenia to the east, Georgia to the northeast, Bulgaria to the northwest, and Greece to the west. Turkey’s growing economy and diplomatic initiatives have led to its recognition as a regional power
Turkey has a very diverse culture that is a blend of various elements of the Oguz Turkic, Anatolian, Ottoman (which was itself a continuation of both Greco-Roman and Islamic cultures) and Western culture and traditions, which started with the westernisation of the Ottoman Empire.

Most popular sport in Turkey is football. Basketball and volleyball are also popular. Turkey is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and Turkish Airlines has for 5 years consequently been voted the best airline in Europe.
Turkish cuisine is regarded as one of the most prominent in the world, a fusion and refinement of Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines.
Turkey has a very vibrant media industry, multiple television channels, extensive local and national radio stations, various newspaper companies, a productive and profitable national cinema and a rapid growth of broadband Internet.

ISTANBUL FATIH SULTAN MEHMET KOPRUSU VE BOGAZDAN GECEN BIR GEMIDEN HAVADAN GORUNUM. Daily News Photo/ Emrah Gurel
ISTANBUL FATIH SULTAN MEHMET KOPRUSU VE BOGAZDAN GECEN BIR GEMIDEN HAVADAN GORUNUM. Daily News Photo/ Emrah Gurel


Education Overview

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Turkey offers a study experience in a country very rich in history and culture. It offers quality education for international students to that of the standard of other institutions around the globe and has internationally recognized study programs delivering a world-class excellent education, such degrees allow the student to be able to study further education or follow a professional career path anywhere in the world. Its institutions offer exceptional library facilities and modern facilities.

Opportunity for students to study the Turkish language which is a subgroup of the Turkic languages spoken by close to 200 million people in the world.
Studying in Turkey will give the student a new mindset, observing a different culture, providing a broader vision of world view for the professional and academic journey, introducing richer professional, social and academic life experiences.
Tuition fees and accommodation in Turkey are more affordable and reasonable compared to other countries and the cost of living in Turkey is low versus quality of lifestyle
Studying in Turkey will be an unforgettable life experience and opportunity that will never leave the student feeling alone being in such an unfamiliar place.