PROTOCOL BETWEEN GAU AND HITTITE UNIVERSITY

Girne American University has added one more academic protocol to those signed with other universities of the world and Turkey on the eve of its 30th year in higher education.

GAU will reach almost 130 campuses and education centers, besides those in England, Singapore, USA and Turkey, due to the protocol signed by Girne American University (GAU) and Hittite University.

The signing ceremony held in GAU Girne Campus Rectorate Building Meeting Hall was attended by GAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner, Vice-Rectors Prof. Dr. Sadık Ülker, Prof. Dr. Olgun Çiçek and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zafer Ağdelen and General Secretary Sualp Davut on behalf of GAU, and by Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan and other university authorities on behalf of the Hittite University.

Prof Dr. Reha Metin Alkan and Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner
Prof Dr. Reha Metin Alkan and Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner

The signing of the protocol was carried out by GAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner on behalf of GAU and Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan on behalf of the Hittite University.

GAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner recorded in his speech during the signing ceremony that  GAU would reach almost 130 campuses and education centres by means of academic protocols thus contributing to the promotion of the country as well as an increase in the number of students. As Öner stated, the academic protocols will reinforce the relationships with mainland Turkey through language, culture and religious unity thus scientific productivity will be the result of the co-operation.

Hittite University Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan  answering the questions of GAU TV has reported that he is well appreciated for the academic co-operation protocol signed by the relevant sides and he believes that studies as a result of the protocol can be enhanced and developed by commencing a structural liveliness amongst the lecturers and the students of the sides.

Following the signing of the protocol GAU Rector Prof. Dr. Yıldırım Öner reporting to GAU TV thanked Rector Prof. Dr. Reha Metin Alkan and emphasized that “Today, we signed a significant protocol. I wish that this co-operation will develop in the near future thus resulting in a valuable protocol for both universities”.

The protocol will allow student and scientist exchange, thus providing opportunity to continue academic semesters in other campuses.