4 thousand 312 students in 50 countries study

According to the statement made by the Ministry, Özer, who participated in the evolutionary “MEB International Scholarships Finding Event” prepared by the General Directorate of Higher Education and Foreign Education, took the necessary step to resolve the problems faced by MEB scholarship students who received their undergraduate education abroad when they return home.

Stating that Turkey has made great progress in higher education in recent years, Minister zer reported that the number of universities, which was about 70 in 2002, is now 200.

Noting that this number is also reflected in the schooling rate in higher education, Mahmut zer has recorded over 44 percent in higher education, which was 14 percent in 2002.

Expressing that it facilitates access to higher education, Minister of National Education zer continued:

“This is indeed very valuable for increasing the quality of our country’s human capital, for the development of our country, and for it to stand firmly on its feet as a prosperous and democratic country. In order for this growth to be sustainable, the number of doctoral graduates in particular needs to be increased. We need to increase the number of doctoral graduates only. It is very critical not only to meet the need for production staff, but also for the industry to carry out R&D studies.”

Emphasizing that this program, which the Ministry has been carrying out successfully for years, provides great benefits in terms of Turkey’s need for doctoral graduates, zer said, “We have scholarship holders who graduated from this program, serve as scientists at our universities and make an important contribution to the bureaucracy. This means that the program meets our country’s need for qualified human resources. It shows what an important function it has to meet.” used the phrase

At the evolution meeting attended by 1400 scholars from approximately 50 countries, the students conveyed their problems, opinions, suggestions and demands in the countries where they were studying.


Within the scope of the Law No. 1416, since 1929, scholarship students have been sent abroad by the Ministry of National Education to meet the orphan human needs of universities and public institutions.

With the MEB scholarship, 4,312 students are currently studying in 50 countries, including the UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Jordan and Canada.

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