Akdeniz Üniversitesi

EUA Annual Conference 2015, Belgium (16-17 April 2015)

EUA Yıllık Konferansı 2015, Belçika (16-17 Nisan 2015)

The annual conference of the European University Association (EUA), the theme of which was “European Universities in Research and Innovation - People, Policies and Partnerships” was held at Antwerp University in Belgium on April 16th and 17th 2015. The Association, of which Akdeniz University is a member, represents higher education institutions in 47 countries and makes a valuable contribution to their development. Akdeniz University was represented at the conference by Prof. Dr. İbrahim Akıncı, Vice-rector, and Prof. Dr. Burhan Özkan, Advisor to the Rector and Head of the International Relations Office.    

Board members of the European University Association were selected on the first day of the conference, after which the conference participants went on to detailed discussions of; Education, Research and the Bologna Process, International Relations between Universities which are Members of the European University Association, and Scientific Cooperation between Universities. Discussions focused in particular on the role of universities in education and research studies, the development of competition, innovation and cooperation between universities, and the establishment of policies designed to provide regional conversions in terms of social contribution.

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