Akdeniz Üniversitesi

Visit of a Delegation from Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic Üniversitesi Heyetinin Ziyareti (14 Eylül 2

A delegation of 10 members of staff from one of the leading higher education institutions in the USA, the Florida Atlantic University, conducted a study visit to Akdeniz University on September 14th 2013.

The meeting, which started with a speech by Prof. Dr. Muharrem Kılıç, Vice-rector of Akdeniz University, continued with a presentation introducing Akdeniz University by Prof. Dr. Burhan Özkan, advisor to the Rector and Head of the International Relations Office. This was followed by an introduction to Florida Atlantic University by Dr. Catherine Meschievitz, Head of the Florida Atlantic University International Programmes Office.

The meeting then continued with a discussion of possible opportunities for cooperation between the members of the academic staffs of both Akdeniz University and Florida Atlantic University. As a result of the discussions, an agreement was reached which would allow for the signing of a protocol of cooperation under the terms of the Mevlana Exchange Programme between both universities which would provide for extensive collaboration, particularly in the fields of Medicine, Tourism, Fine Arts and Archaeology. The study visit ended with the delegation from the Florida Atlantic University enjoying a tour of the Campus.


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