Turkey is a very popular education center for international students for the last couple years. Syria is the first country which sent the highest number of students. During the academic year 2015-2016, 3746 students came to Turkey. Azerbaijan is placed as a second with its 3233 students was sent. Turkmenistan, who was at the top with Azerbaijan in previous years, is the number three this year. The number of students coming from Turkmenistan is 2472.
Top 10 Countries with International Student Numbers for 2015 – 2016
SYRIA ARAB REPUBLIC2,4381,3083,746
THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN2,4897443,233
IRAN ISLAM REPUBLIC6555001,155
AFGHANISTAN ISLAM REPUBLIC838150988
SOMALI FEDERAL REPUBLIC415127542
THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN252215467
Azerbaijan is the leader according to the available student numbers
According to the number of international students who currently study in Turkey, Azerbaijan is the number one with 12,504 students. Turkmenistan and Syria are among the first three countries with above 9,000 students.
Total Registrations Top Ten Countries
THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN9,7282,77612,504
SYRIA ARAB REPUBLIC6,5133,1769,689
IRAN ISLAM REPUBLIC3,4552,2065,661
AFGHANISTAN ISLAM REPUBLIC3,7176214,338
THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN1,0928941,986