Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) signed a collaboration protocol with İstanbul Technical University TRNC Education – Research Campus. The protocol signature ceremony took place on the 12th of May 2017. EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam and ITU-TRNC Rector Prof. Dr. Ercan Kahya put their signatures on the protocol, which will allow the two universities to develop joint programs in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and to carry out educational, scientific and administrative collaborations.
Speaking at the protocol signature ceremony, ITU TRNC Rector Prof. Dr. Ercan Kahya expressed his pleasure in signing a protocol with EMU, the most prominent university in TRNC. Stating that EMU and ITU-TRNC are sister universities from the same city, Prof. Dr. Ercan Kahya highlighted that with the signed protocol the two universities will be walking side by side in order to achieve the set goals.
After the signature ceremony, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Osam expressed his pleasure in signing the protocol with ITU. Prof. Dr. Osam stated “As a result of the protocol signed, I believe that we will carry out all sorts of scientific and cultural collaborations with ITU-TRNC, a university that is in very close proximity to EMU.” Present at the signature ceremony were EMU Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Özkaramanlı, Prof. Dr. M. Yaşar Özden, Prof. Dr. Özgür Eren and Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Rector’s Coordinator Asst. Prof. Dr. Arif Akkeleş and ITU – TRNC representatives.