CoHE Takes Action to Start In-person Learning at Universities

May 19, 2021

​The Council of Higher Education (CoHE) sent a correspondence to the Ministry of Health and requested the vaccination of all academic and administrative staff and students enrolled in formal education in higher education institutions until September 2021 to start in-person learning at universities.

In the correspondence sent to the Ministry of Health by the Council of Higher Education, it was pointed out that Turkey had been fighting against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic along with all countries for over a year.

It was emphasized in the correspondence that it was observed Turkey had become successful in the fight against the global pandemic due to the strong infrastructure of the health system and the devoted efforts and effective governance of the related institutions and healthcare professionals, notably the Ministry of Health. It was also noted that the transition to normalization process would only be possible with the spread of vaccination.