Higher education for foreigners in Turkey
Foreigners coming to Turkey for permanent residence have the opportunity to obtain higher education.
Turkish universities, both state and private, are eager to attract foreign students. Enrolment at universities is carried out on the basis of a high school diploma. The quota for foreign students in universities in Turkey is 1 foreign student per 50 Turkish students. To enroll at any of Turkish universities as a foreigner, one must pass an exam called YÖS (yabancı uyruklu öğrenci sınavı).