Turkey and Azerbaijan Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in Higher Education

October 31, 2017 / Azerbaijan


CoHE President Prof. Dr. M. A. Yekta Saraç accompanied President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his official visit to Azerbaijan for the inauguration of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line.


CoHE President Saraç participated in the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council Meeting held in the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan and with the participation of the top government officials of both countries.


Prof. Dr. M. A. Yekta Saraç, President of the Council of Higher Education, and Mikayil Jabbarov, Education Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, signed the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of higher education between the two countries.


The memorandum of understanding aims to create an institutional framework for both countries to establish cooperation in higher education and improve academic and scientific cooperation between the higher education institutions of both countries.

In addition to the admission to higher education programs, mutual recognition of diplomas and regulation of equivalence, it also includes the increase of the mutual participation of students and academic staff in exchange programs between higher education institutions of both countries.