ANKARA

With about 178,000 foreign students receiving their higher education in its territories, Turkey has begun to be a center of attraction for those looking forward to studying abroad.

A total of 207 universities across the country offer some 60,000 different programs for foreign students coming to Turkey with their own means or through scholarships.

Turkish institutions offering scholarships to foreign students include the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB), Council of Higher Education (YOK), Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate — or Diyanet –Foundation, as well as other government institutions.

By 2023, Turkey aims to host over a quarter-million

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