In the margins of the 2nd International Mehmet Akif Ersoy Symposium and Science-Art Awards which is taking place in Tirana, Albania, the Rector of International Balkan University, Prof. Dr. Ismail Kocayusufoglu and Rector of Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Prof. Dr. Adem Korkmaz signed a protocol of cooperation on Tuesday, 5th December 2017.  This act extends the network of IBU in the field of international cooperation and opens the way for joint activities and projects with this respectable higher-education institution in the Republic of Turkey.