INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION BY IZMIR UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION BY IZMIR ECONOMICS
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) shook hands with Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between IUE Rector Prof. Dr. Can Muğan and KAIST Rector Prof. Dr. Kang Sung Mo. The MOU will enable exchange of academicians and students. Also, lecturer from KAIST department of engineering will work at IUE.
Rector Prof. Dr. Muğan pointed that KAIST was one of the leading institutions of South Korea in science and engineering. She said, “We’ve signed an academic collaboration protocol. There will be student and academician exchange. We are also going to work on developing many joint projects.”
Prof. Dr. Muğan stated that IUE increased the number of collaborations with the universities in South Korea and in other Far Eastern countries lately. She said that the future lied in science, research, and technology, and as the University, they wanted to transform the city into a city of technological base. She said that they had such a strong foundation in engineering and technology, and with the help of this MOU, they would be offering exchange programs and research projects which would enrich students’ experiences.