Yunus Emre Institute

Yunus Emre Institute
Yunus Emre Enstitüsü

Yunus Emre Enstitüsü, Ankara
Named after Yunus Emre
Founded 2007 (2007)
Founder Government of Turkey
Type Cultural institution
Headquarters Turkey, Ankara
Area served
Product Turkish cultural education
Key people
Hayati Develi

Map showing the distribution of Yunus Emre Institute branches in and around Europe.

Yunus Emre Institute (Turkish: Yunus Emre Enstitüsü) is a world-wide non-profit organization created by the Turkish government in 2007. Named after the famous 14th-century poet Yunus Emre, it aims to promote Turkish culture around the world. It has been regarded a Turkish soft power institution[1][2] and was created by decree by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.[3][4][5]

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