Brac University signs with Altinbas University in Istanbul

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Published: 7/25/2022 9:06:26 AM

Brac University has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Altinbas University in Istanbul, Turkey to initiate students and faculty exchanges for study, research, and sharing innovative teaching experiences.

Prof Vincent Chang, vice chancellor of Brac University, signed the MoU together with Prof Cagri Erhan, president of Altinbas University, during his visit to Altinbas University.

This is the first initiative of collaboration to be undertaken by a university from Bangladesh with this reputed Turkish university.

According to the MoU, a specified number of students will be exchanged each year between the two universities. The exchanged students will be enrolled as full-time students at the host institution and will enjoy all the benefits available there.

Besides, the universities will also exchange faculties and researchers to perform educational activities based on broad reciprocity in the areas of mutual interest.

Altinbas University is an internationally renowned university, maintaining academic partnerships with more than 270 universities in 40 countries and business partnerships with over 100 companies.

The university, having more than 10,000 students from 86 countries, is one of the three most preferable universities among international students for its outstanding campus facilities, high-quality academic services and extensive scholarships opportunities.

As part of continuous drive towards internationalization, Brac University has recently entered meaningful collaboration arrangements with several reputed international institutions.

It has embarked on collaborations with well reputed international universities like Texas A&M University-Commerce, University of Lincoln, University of Kent and California North State University.

Brac University has been expanding its reach on the global map for last few years, having collaborations with the universities from UK, US and now with a Turkish University.

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