Our university participated in ‘Turkish Universities 1st Cooperation Forum and Education Fair’ held between 12 to 14 January 2015 in Khartoum in Sudan. Higher education systems of both countries, problems in technical education, mutual academic staff and student exchange and collaborative work in the scientific field were discussed in the activity.
Vice President of the Republic Hasabu Mohamed Abd El Rahman in his opening speech said “The activities in many different categories have been held in Sudan. However, I give a lot of importance to this activity which is on education due to the fact that it will affect the works to be done in almost any area. Foundation of development are based on human, and development can not occur without human. Considering universities which train people, higher education is very important. I would like to thank those involved in organizing such an important event in Sudan which has nearly 100 universities. As a consequence of this activity, works on concrete results need shaping. The meetings should be regularly maintained in Turkey and Sudan every year. We as a government support every work to be done, this country is yours.”
After the opening ceremony in which Sudan Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Dr. Sumaya Mohamed Ahmed Abu Kashawa, TC. Ambassador Cemalaettin Aydın, Khartoum State Governor Abdurrahman Hıdır, Yunus Emre Institute Vice Chairman Şerafettin Ateş, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) Khartoum Program Cordinator Yahya Avcı, Former Ministers, Diplomats, Rectors, Vice Chancellors, Deans, many academicians and students, education fair was inaugurated by Vice President of the Republic Hasabu Mohamed Abd El Rahman.
Great Interest to Our University Stand
Education Fair held in order to provide the students in Sudan come together and to give nearly 60 universities – 24 from Turkey, 30 from Sudan – opportunity to promote themselves attracted great attention of academicians and students. In our university stand, detailed information was given to the students about especially opportunities provided in the context of Mevlana Agreement and education in Undergraduate and Graduate level as an international student.
Mevlana Exchange Programme Agreements Were Signed
Mevlana and Bilateral Cooperation agreements between Turkish and Sudan Universities gathered within the activity were signed. In this context, Mevlana and Bilateral Cooperation agreements were signed between our university and 16 Sudan Universities. Aforementioned agreements involve all kinds of academic and educational cooperation particularly academician and student exchange between the universities and conducting joint projects with internship mobility.
Along with these agreements, the number of university with which our university has signed Mevlana agreement reached 54 and the number of Bilateral Cooperation agreements reached 61.