From January 30 to February 3, 2023, representatives of the Astana International University represented by Vice President for Strategic Development and International Cooperation - Abdrakhmanov A.K. and Director of the Pedagogical Institute - Eshzhanov T.E. visited the Republic of Turkey as part of an official visit.

Tue, Feb 7, 2023, 4:41 AM

During official visit to Turkey, the AIU delegation met with the leadership of two leading Turkish universities - Hacettepe Üniversitesi (Ankara) and Karabuk University and also took part in the international conference "FUTURES LITERACY AND STRATEGIC FORESIGHT 2023".

Based on the results of meetings with colleagues from Hacettepe University, a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation was signed, which includes an academic exchange of students, faculty and joint research projects.

Another significant event was the signing of the Protocol on cooperation within the framework of the Mevlana* program, and the parties also discussed the main areas of cooperation in the field of higher education and science.

As mentioned earlier, another significant event was the participation of our delegation in "FUTURES LITERACY AND STRATEGIC FORESIGHT 2023" conference, organized by UNESCO and Karabuk University.

   The plenary session was attended by Yerkebulan Sapiev - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Turkey, Fuat Gurel - Mayor of Karabuk, Ravza Kavakchi Kan - Deputy of the Turkish Parliament, Harry Jacobs - President of WAAS, Professor Riel Miller, as well as representatives of foreign universities in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore , Romania, Uzbekistan, etc.

The conference program included discussions and presentations on the most pressing issues of the literacy of the future. Interactive workshops were organized for the participants.

A bilateral meeting was held with the rector of the University of Karabuk - Refik Polat, which resulted as an internship for AIU students on the basis of a Turkish university in February-March of this year.

Mevlana* - academic exchange program for the students and faculty