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Conference On German-Turkish University Cooperation
Conference on German-Turkish University Cooperation

Conference on German-Turkish University Cooperation

As part of studies carried on “2014 Turkish-German Year of Science”, “Conference on German-Turkish University Cooperation” is organized by Turkish-German Working Team on October 30-31.

The conference will be held on Istanbul University Congress and Culture Centre. On the first day of the conference, Sakarya University President Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Elmas will present Sakarya University model with the title “Joint Working Program.”


Draft Program

Thursday, 30 October 2014

14.00     Opening

- Prof. Dr. Halil Akkanat, Rector Turkish-German University

- Dr. Dorothea Rüland, Secretary General DAAD

- Prof. Dr. Gökhan Çetinsaya, President YÖK


14.20     Plenary Session

“The Turkish strategy of internationalization and its impact on German-Turkish university cooperation”

Prof. Dr. Gökhan Çetinsaya


14.35 – “The German strategy of internationalization and current considerations on Joint Degrees in the context of Bologna”

Peter Greisler, Federal Ministry of Education and Research

14.50 – “External Quality Assurance in Higher Education: opportunities and obstacles”

Maria Kelo, ENQA

15.20 – “Recognition practice in German and in Turkey”

Dr. –Ing. Thomas Kathöfer, Secretary General German Rectors’ Conference

15.30 – Presentation of the results of the survey on Turkish-German university cooperation

Assoc. Prof. Dr. M. Murat Doğan, Hacettepe University

Gebhard Reul, DAAD

16.15 – Joint Study Programmes – best practice

Dr. –Ing. Thomas Kathöfer, HRK

Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Elmas, Rector Sakarya University