RECTOR ERDEM MET THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY, H.E. RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN AND BRIEFED HIM ON THE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AT IBU

Upon invitation of the Speaker Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Şentop, the Rector of IBU, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Dursun Erdem attended the official reception on the occasion of 23 April, National Sovereignty and Children Day in Turkey. During the reception, Rector Erdem met the President of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and informed him about the recent developments at IBU, with special focus on the double diploma projects with Istanbul Technical University and Trakya University. They also addressed the topic of recognition of IBU diplomas in Turkey by the Higher Education Council. In this direction, President Erdoğan and President of YÖK, Prof. Dr. M.A. Yekta Saraç ensured Rector Erdem that all graduates from IBU will be provided recognition of their diplomas as a result of the accreditation of IBU by YÖK. They also declared their full support for the further development of IBU as an important bridge of cooperation between North Macedonia, Balkans and Turkey.