While 2.1 million students applied for this year's university entrance exam, the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) granted approval for the foundation of five new universities. With these new additions, the number of universities in Turkey will increase to 189.
As part of this new regulation, the International Islam Science and Technology University, İbn-i Haldun, the Health Sciences University and İstinye University will be founded in Istanbul. Moreover, the British University of Nicosia in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be opened in the next academic year. More...