CoHE Provides Educational Support to Science and Engineering Student
for University-Industry Cooperation
October 13, 2022
· A total internship fee of 26,785,680.59 TL was
transferred to 5,447 students enrolled in science and
engineering programs at 31 state universities for the
2021-2022 spring term.
· The universities with the highest number of students benefiting from the
support given to industrial education are
Manisa Celal Bayar University, Sakarya University of Applied Sciences,
Gaziantep University, Gazi University and Isparta University of Applied
The support given by CoHE to improve university-industry cooperation was
paid for the spring term of the 2021-2022 academic year.
It aims to enable students' competencies to meet the needs of the industry
and business world, to increase students' business skills, to allow them to
get to know the job market, to increase applied education and workplace
training in higher education, and to strengthen university-industry
A total internship fee of 26,785,680.59 TL was transferred
to 5,447 students, who are enrolled in science and
engineering undergraduate programs at 31 state universities, completed
their internship in the industry and had an attendance rate of at least
80%, for the 2021-2022 spring term.
With the contribution of İŞKUR, students were paid 35% of the net amount of
the minimum wage for each month of the training courses they received in
the industry in order to increase applied workplace training.
A student who completed one semester (7 plus 1 Project) of their 8-semester
education in the R&D center or an industrial establishment within the
scope of internship and went to the workplace for 80 working days was
entitled to receive 5,412 TL. The amount differs according to the number of
days the student worked at the workplace.
The universities with the highest number of students benefiting from the
support given to the industrial education of science and engineering
students in the spring term of the 2021-2022 academic year are Manisa Celal
Bayar University (1059 students), Sakarya University of Applied Sciences
(535 students), Gaziantep University (469 students), Gazi University (363
students), and Isparta University of Applied Sciences (323 students).
With the said support, students studying at the undergraduate level in
science and engineering are encouraged to do a one-term applied education
in private sector enterprises, technoparks, research infrastructures,
R&D centers or industrial establishments related to their fields.
In this context, CoHE communicates the conditions regarding the selection
and support of universities, departments and students, who will receive
industrial education support, to universities. The most important of these
conditions is the commitment of the students who will receive industrial
education support to receive uninterrupted education in the industry for a
period of time and the objective determination of the vocational skills
that the students will acquire in industrial education by carefully
choosing the institution they will work for.