Towards the end of April, 2019, the Council of Higher Education (Yükseköğretim Kurulu – YOK), a government body responsible for the supervision of universities in Turkey, has given its approval for the implementation of the joint, double degree study prog
 

Turkish Council of Higher Education (YOK) approved Double Diploma Programs with Istanbul Technical University

Towards the end of April, 2019, the Council of Higher Education (Yükseköğretim Kurulu – YOK), a government body responsible for the supervision of universities in Turkey, has given its approval for the implementation of the joint, double diploma study programs of International University of Sarajevo (IUS) and Istanbul Technical University (İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi - İTÜ). With the said decision, International University of Sarajevo will open up four new double diploma study programs, which will be offered alongside its existing 21 study program, to the new students starting from the academic year 2019-2020.

The cooperation with Istanbul Technical University on this project has been active since May 2018, and, the Double Diploma Protocol has been signed in the meantime. During the protocol implementation period the work meetings were held, together with workshops for Heads of the Departments which will be offering double diploma programs. The approval of the Higher Education Council has opened up a path, and the double diploma programs will be offered and enroll students starting from the academic year before us.

The framework for double diploma between the IUS and ITU will be as follows: After completing preparatory English school and the first 2 years of study programs at the IUS, and final 2 years of their study program at İTÜ, students who graduate will get a dual diploma of both universities signed in November 2018. The planned double diploma study programs are in: economics, architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering.

Istanbul Technical University is a public university which has a long tradition dating since 1773, which also makes it one of the oldest universities in Turkey.  Istanbul Technical University is a prominent and pioneering university of engineering and architecture with many innovative studies in science, technology, research and development. İTÜ, as a university mainly composed of graduate engineering schools and research laboratories, works closely in collaboration with enterprises and other economic and social partners. Our university facilitates the knowledge and technology transfer to industries, management centers, briefly to all society. To do this, İTÜ has created many Techno-Science parks, incubation centers, entrepreneurship, and innovation centers and technology transfer office.

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