Education as a Soft Power Instrument of Foreign Policy

Amirbek A., Ydyrys K.

3rd Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), Nicosia, CYPRUS, 30 January - 01 February 2014, vol.143, pp.501-503 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 143
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.423
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.501-503
  • Keywords: Education, Soft Power, Foreign Policy, Geopolitics, Joseph Nye, PUBLIC DIPLOMACY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Nowadays, the number of countries that regard that education is the best way to promote their national interests on the world stage is increasing. Especially big powers started to pay special attention and importance to the use of education as an effective instrument/source of soft power. (C) 2014 Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (