Yunus Emre Institute

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Yunus Emre Institute
Founded 2007
Founder Government of Turkey
Type Cultural institution
  • Turkey, Ankara
Area served
Product Turkey cultural education

Yunus Emre Institute, (named after Yunus Emre, a Turkish poet of the 1300s) is a Turkish soft power[1][2] initiative created by decree by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in 2007, as an organisation offering cultural and social programs.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "JTW Interview] Minister S. Kaplan:". Journal of Turkish Weekly. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Yunus Emre Institutes to introduce Turkish culture". Today's Zaman. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  3. ^ "Yunus Emre Institute takes over Turkology project from TİKA". Today's Zaman. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Turkey goes global as cultural outreach follows foreign policy forays". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2 012-03-27.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "From the Bosphorus: Straight - Yunus Emre Institute a test of endurance". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved 2012-03-27. 

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