Yunus Emre Enstitüsü Turkish Language Instruction Directorate, continues and supports teaching Turkish language as a foreign language operations in Turkish Cultural Centres and other institutions which offer services in different regions of the world. In line with this goal, Turkish Instruction Directorate develops curriculum content and materials needed in the international arena for different age groups; organizes certification programs and in-service training seminars for establishment of teaching environments, determination of education standards and training of teaching staff. Including Turkish as a foreign language in curricula of public schools in related countries abroad and making collaborations with institutions and organizations operating in the field of teaching Turkish to foreigners, are primary responsibilities of the unit. Each year, Turkish Summer School is organized with the aim of improving Turkish language skills of a large number of foreign students invited from different countries and providing them with the opportunity to get to know Turkish culture better.
Director: Prof. Dr. Yavuz KARTALLIOĞLU