Turkish Cultural Centers, Turkish Language and Literature Departments and Turkish Education Centers

Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centers

Yunus Emre Foundation is a public foundation, which was established by the law dated 05.05.2007 and numbered 5653, in order to promote Turkey, Turkish language, its history, culture and art, to make such information and documents available to all interested persons around the world, to provide services abroad to those who want to learn Turkish language, culture and art, improve friendship and increase cultural exchange between Turkey and other countries.

As an institution affiliated to the Foundation and in line with the purposes of the aforementioned Law, Yunus Emre Ensitüsü is teaching Turkish to foreigners in Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centers abroad as well as conducting cultural and art activities and supporting scientific researches.

Since its foundation in 2009, Yunus Emre Enstitüsü today has 54 Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centers in 43 coutries.

The establishment and activities of Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centers are supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Turkology Departments and Turkish Teaching Abroad

Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, through signing of protocols with educational institutions in various countries, promotes Turkology departments and Turkish language teaching abroad.

Furthermore, Turkish courses and Turkish Language and Literature Departments of foreign universities are being supported by means of providing teaching staff and educational material.