Our university Senate and Sinop University Senate came together in the meeting held in Sinop. Sinop University Rector Prof. Dr. Recep Bircan and our University Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan chaired the meeting in which education and research development activities, prospective bilateral cooperation in all subjects and possible joint activities were discussed.
Making the opening speech and giving information about physical and social facilities and academic structure of their university, Sinop University Rector Prof. Dr. Recep Bircan said “We are the biggest family of Sinop with our 6500 students. I believe that coming days will be much better thanks to our experienced academic staff and hard work.”
Rector Prof. Dr. Bircan stating that they find an opportunity to evaluate the process with the OKÜP universities in the meetings held within the scope of Middle Black Sea Universities Platform(OKÜP) and accordingly our university and Sinop University forge closer ties said “I believe that more comprehensive synergy will be formed with this meeting. I am very glad to welcome you here.”
Our Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan started his speech with these sentences: “To be with you is pleasurable. We are here in order to strengthen the relationships with all units of both universities.” He gave general information about our university and said “Our university attaches great importance on collaboration. We are trying to visit different universities for this kind of meetings every year. Our aim is to make prospective projects with hard work. I believe that successful works between two universities will be done in line with the decision taken at the meeting results.”
Rector Prof. Dr. Alkan said “Hitit University will be able to participate in the global knowledge competition and meet the expectations of society with international qualifications and strong ties with the community and will be the gate of the region opening to the world. We have been working for these. So, we are ready to work in collaboration with the universities in the region.”
At the end of the meeting in which mutual opinions and suggestions of members of the Senate are taken, senators from both universities visited Sinop University Central Research and Laboratory and Faculty of Aquaculture and they were informed about works being carried out here.
Our university management held a meeting under the chairmanship of our Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan in order to make an overall assessment of 2014 and to discuss the ideas, proposals and objectives for the year 2015 after the visit. Our university senate members and Rector’s assistants attended in the meeting in which situation assessment was made and prospective studies were discussed.