Singapore's leading science and technology university is ramping up its efforts in promoting international collaboration in top-level research and in student and faculty/staff exchanges with new tie-ups with four top universities in Turkey.
This first-ever partnership between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Turkish universities will also see collaboration in joint research activities, including organising joint workshops and the supervision of PhD students. The collaboration also aims to promote the exchange of information, including research publications and library materials.
The Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between NTU and four Turkish universities - Middle East Technical University, Istanbul University, Istanbul Technical University and Yildiz Technical University - was signed today by the Presidents of the five universities.
"NTU is pleased to partner these four leading Turkish universities. The collaboration will further enhance the learning experience and research opportunities for our students, faculty and staff by tapping the individual expertise and strengths of the four universities. This inaugural partnership between NTU and Turkish universities is also expected to open up a new dimension of academic and research collaboration between Singapore and Turkey. We look forward to the start of an exciting and fruitful relationship with each of these universities," says NTU President, Dr Su Guaning.
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Acar, President, Middle East Technical University (METU), agrees that the collaboration signals the start a fruitful and enduring relationship between the two universities which will contribute to future developments in science and education.
"We hope that the relationship between NTU and METU will lead to collaboration in research and education, while strengthening ties between the two countries. METU takes an active part in and manages many national and international research and ed
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Nanyang Technological University