İSMEK hosts students from 74 countries
Seven hundred fifty-four foreigners from 74 countries around the world are taking classes sponsored by the İstanbul Municipal Arts and Crafts Training Courses (İSMEK).
According to a statement released by İSMEK headquarters, 210,000 people signed up for courses during the 2011-2012 academic year. “Courses are being delivered in 88 different subjects to 136 male and 618 female attendees from various continents,” the statement read and added that foreign students generally show interest in several courses, particularly Turkish for Foreigners, Practical English, Arabic, Tailoring and Fitness. Almost one-and-a-half million attendees have graduated from İSMEK courses since they were launched 16 years ago.