Representatives of NGOs from the city of Bursa, Turkey, accompanied by Mr. Mustafa Öztürk, Member of the Grand Assembly of the Republic of Turkey and Chairman of the Turkey-Bulgaria Interparliamentary friendship group visited IBU on Saturday, 27th December 2014. The visitors were welcomed by the Rector of IBU, Prof. Dr. Şinasi Gündüz and Vice Rector, Prof. Dr. Ismail Kocayusufoğlu. Rector Gündüz  gave a brief information on the portfolio of IBU, as well as emphasized the importance of cooperation between the university and the civil sector in direction of providing best practises and most recent academic standards in the educational process at IBU. The MP from Turkey, Mr. Öztürk stated that IBU represents a significant factor in strengthening the historic and cultural relations between Turkey and Macedonia, particularly as a higher education institution that provides qualitative education in English language and gathers students from all Balkan countries and Turkey, thus serving as a model of the multiculturalism present in the region.

 

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