Social Adaptation Problems of International Students: The Case Study of Usak University
International student mobility is one of the highest important issues for all countries. In 2015, the number of
international students worldwide reached 4.6 million. Turkey has attracted international students since 1990s. We observe
that this number has increased over the time especially since 2009. This study analyzes the factors affecting the social
adaptation of international students studying at Usak University. Questionnaires used in this study are grouped by factor
analysis and the factors affecting social adaptation are revealed by applying logistic regression analysis. The study shows
that especially in terms of international students for their social adaptation, it is important to feel safe, to communicate with
counseling services and university lecturers.