The nation will exempt African college students from the Turkish Worldwide Scholar Admission Examination, save for these making use of for programs in engineering, drugs and regulation, in accordance Erol Ozvar president of Turkish Council of Increased Schooling.
“We’ve taken an vital step within the course of our targets of internationalisation. It has been determined to carry Turkey’s Worldwide Scholar Admission Examination. In different phrases, TR-YOS (overseas college students’ admission exams) shall be applied by a Choice and Placement Centre (OSYM) as of 2023.”
“The YOS examination outcomes shall be used for pupil admission to Drugs, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Regulation, Educating, and Engineering applications and those that have the TR-YOS base rating will be capable of apply to those applications,” he stated in an opinion piece revealed Turkish information web site Anadolu Company on the eve of New Yr.
“For different applications, it is going to be potential to simply accept college students with standards akin to TR-YOS, nationwide exams of nations and highschool diploma grades. On this context, we anticipate the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, held on Dec.16-18, to additional strengthen the bond between our international locations within the discipline of upper schooling and to be an incentive for cooperation between our universities,” he continued.
The council, he added, had signed memorandums of understanding for cooperation in greater schooling with 21 African international locations, all on the ministerial degree, which paved the way in which for the actions together with pupil and college alternate, and joint analysis between universities.
Orientation into universities he stated was straightforward attributable to “spiritual and cultural proximity” many African international locations needed to Turkey.
He disclosed that round 40,000 African college students from 54 international locations had been learning within the nation, a 3rd of them feminine, and 20% of them being enrolled in postgraduate research.
He famous, “A complete of 220 teachers from 24 African international locations work in our universities, and the students make a big contribution to the event of joint tutorial affairs between our universities”.
“The Republic of Turkey has now develop into an vital hub for worldwide college students”
Throughout the December summit with African heads of state, president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan disclosed that Turkey had awarded 14,000 scholarships to African college students, and had skilled near 250 African diplomats.
“The Republic of Turkey has now develop into an vital hub for worldwide college students. As of 2021, we have now 260,000 worldwide college students from 182 international locations. Whereas 2005 was declared the Yr of Africa in Turkey, new embassies had been opened in Africa, and flag service Turkish Airways launched new flights to the continent,” the president added.
“With 204 greater schooling establishments, greater than 8 million college students, almost 182,000 greater schooling instructing employees, and 105,000 PhD college students, the Turkish greater schooling discipline is rising day-after-day and may compete strongly with different international locations that dominate the worldwide area,” he stated.
Evaluation revealed by Research Worldwide on 5 January noticed that Turkey was utilizing tender energy to win African college students. It attributes the expansion to make use of of establishments akin to Turkish cultural and language organisation, Yunus Emre Institute, a non-profit organisation working as Turkey’s cultural arm, and which has these days opened centres in African cities. In 2017, it opened areas in Ethiopia and South Africa.
It additionally credit The Maarif Basis, the nation’s abroad schooling organisation, for actively recruiting Africans into Turkish universities by way of schooling gala’s.
In line with an evaluation by Research in Turkey revealed in 2019, international locations sending essentially the most college students to Turkey included Syria, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq and Germany.
There are actually greater than 25,000 Azeri college students in Turkey, an official in Azerbaijan additionally revealed in late 2021.
Schooling advisor to the Turkish ambassador to Azerbaijan, Nihat Boyukbash, detailed in December that greater than 25,000 Azeri college students at the moment examine at Turkish universities, whereas greater than 3,000 Turkish college students are hosted in Azerbaijan.
In line with statistics from YÖK, in 2020/21 Turkish establishments hosted a complete of 223,952 worldwide college students, with 23,770 hailing from the former Soviet republic.
The most important cohort of worldwide college students in Turkey is from Syria, which accounts for 47,482 college students.
“Relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey within the discipline of schooling have been growing quickly because the 90s of the previous century,” Boyukbash stated, as reported by Pattern information company.
Rounding off the highest 5 supply international locations for worldwide college students in Turkey in 2020/21 had been: Turkmenistan with 19,384; Iraq 14,799; and Iran: 11,223, in response to YÖK.
Different high sending international locations embody Afghanistan (8,428), Yemen (5,829), Egypt (5,821), Germany (4,959), Nigeria (3,174), Pakistan (2,948), Kazakhstan (2,909), Morocco (2,531), Uzbekistan (2,421) and Indonesia (2,252).