Turkey is classified a republic situated in both Europe and Asia. Turkey shares border with bight countries including Georgia to the north East, Azerbaijan and Iran to the east, Bulgaria and Greece to the northwest, Syria and Iraq to the south.
Turkey comprises 81 provinces out of which Ankara was established as capital city, a city in central Anatolia.
The cultural and economic centre is located in the European part of Istanbul. Many civilizations were found in area which is now turkey.
Many important occasions in the history of Christianity Took place in Turkey.
Turkey is an active member of UN, IMF, NATO, and the founding member of OECD and G20.
Turkish economy and diplomatic initiatives led to his recognition as regional power. Today Turkey is ranked 17TH largest economy in the world by nominal GDP.
It is the world’s 28th largest exporter and 21ST largest importer of goods rate.
Turkey is a secular and parliamentary state, it attracts influx of tourists visitors yearly owning to existence of oldest religious sites and many other numerous heritage centres, beautiful beaches and important historical places.
Turkey manufactures cars, electronics, airplanes, clothing and textile.
Higher education system in Turkey is administered by the council of higher education, an organisation that is equally responsible for planning and governance of higher education system in Turkey the provision of Turkish constitution and higher education laws.
Turkey has become an increasingly major destination for international students in recent years.
Turkish government has in recent year’s pursuit an aggressive internalization policy in an attempts to attract more than 150,000 international students in years lying ahead.
Besides, Turkish government has invests massively to support international students through a scholarship program.
In 2014, Government earmarked sum of $96million on scholarship funding, the highest amount ever.
Turkish government is also embracing and supporting collaboration between Turkish and international universities and colleges which has significantly contributed to recognition of Turkey as one of the according to preferred study destinations.
Another factors that form the basis for which Turkey becomes the centre of attraction, is the account that some universities in Turkey offer instructions in English accompanied with relatively low tuition cost.
There are 183 Universities in Turkey, 109 State Universities, 65 private’s foundation universities, eight technical universities, one fine art university, one institute of technology, national defence university and police academy.
In actual facts, Turkey has progressed considerably on many standard education indicators in recent years.