On the Rise: Turkey’s Need and Desire for Overseas Education

By Silje Immerstein, WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS Turkish students have a long history of travelling abroad for higher education. In 2012 alone, more than 49,000 Turkish students studied abroad. Traditionally, Turkish students have

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Education in Turkey

By Nick Clark, Editor World Education News & Reviews Ari Mihael, Assistant Director World Education Services VIEW WEBINAR ARCHIVE: EDUCATION IN TURKEY   There are 81 provinces in Turkey distributed across seven regions. The education system is centrally managed in

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Have the Arab Spring Protest Movements Spurred Youth in the Region to Seek Educational Opportunities Abroad?

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS 2011 was a year in which historic pro-democracy movements swept across the Arab World. It remains to be seen if demands for democratic reform will be met and how those reforms

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WENR, November/December 2003: Turkey

VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATION   LEGAL FRAMEWORK T he Higher Education Law (1981) is the main law governing higher education in Turkey. The country’s system of higher education is highly centralized, making all universities subject

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