ISTANBUL, 11 July, 2018: Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, one of the premier universities in Turkey, has signed MoU with USTM, India yesterday. The MoU has been signed by Prof. Dr. Musa Duman, Rector, Fatih Sultan Mehmet University and Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of USTM in presence of high officials of both the universities. Prof. Akhtar Siddiqui from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi, Prof. Suhail Sabir from Aligarh Muslim University and Prof. Gous Mashkoor Khan from JNU, New Delhi were also present on the occasion.
The main focus of the MoU has been student cooperation, academic cooperation, and scientific research. Student cooperation between the two universities will be enhanced through encouraging students’ visit between the two institutions, student exchange opportunities to study at the respective institutions, organizing joint workshops and encouraging students to join the summer school programs organized by the two universities.
It was decided that academic cooperation between the two institutions will be enhanced through establishing Joint Degree Programmes, exchange of researchers, appointing joint supervision and external examiners for masters and PhD thesis, joint review of scientific research, etc. Under scientific research collaborations, activities like organizing scientific conferences and workshops, enabling researchers to mutually benefit from the facilities and resources of both institutions and encouraging joint publications between the researchers of both institutions are included.