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Turkey and Azerbaijan Establish a Joint University

Higher Education Council President Erol Özvar said, “We are planning to establish a university in Azerbaijan. This university will come to life by cooperating with Turkey’s most respected universities.”

Chairman of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), Prof. Dr. Erol Özvar attended the Economic Forum (UEF Baku 2021) organized by Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC).

Answering the questions of the listeners in the panel titled “Science and Education After the Pandemic” organized within the scope of the forum, Özvar shared his views on the educational

Stating that he thinks that completely digitizing education will lead to disadvantages, Özvar warned that this process should be carried out carefully.
Stating that he thinks that completely digitizing education will create drawbacks, Özvar warned that this process should be carried out carefully.

activities during the epidemic period.

Özvar said, “During the epidemic, Turkish universities gave good exams. Courses in all universities were digitized. Since both our state and foundation universities have a solid digital infrastructure, we went through this process well. There was no disruption. This was an extremely important development. Test it for us. ” said.

Stating that he thinks that completely digitizing education will lead to disadvantages, Özvar warned that this process should be carried out carefully.
Stating that he thinks that completely digitizing education will create drawbacks, Özvar warned that this process should be carried out carefully.

“WE ARE WORKING TO CREATE THE FUTURE PERIOD”

In a statement to the press after the panel, Özvar shared information about future cooperation between Turkey and Azerbaijan in the field of education.

Noting that they have started working on establishing a joint university with Azerbaijan, Özvar said, “The realization of a higher education institution with the agreement of the two countries requires serious work. It will take some time, but we are trying to do this. We are planning to establish a university in Azerbaijan. “This university has established partnerships with the most respected universities. it will come to life. This is a first. There may be such a model in the world, but I don’t know. This higher education institution will be implemented with a new model,” he said.

Özvar added that the plan to establish a university was implemented at the joint request of the heads of state of the two countries.

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