Turkish universities are becoming an increasingly popular
destination for students from around the globe, signalling the importance of
the growing education sector for Turkey.
Between the 2005-2006 and the 2011-2012 school year, the
number of international students attending Turkish universities more than
doubled, from 15,481 to 31,170.
The same period witnessed an increase of 40 percent in the
number of Turkish students attending university. Students come from 155
countries to study in Turkey.