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HIT Enters into MoU with Turgut Ozal University, Turkey

Turgit Özal UniversityThe Harare Institute of Technology has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Turgit Özal University of Ankara in Turkey, effective from 28 March 2016.

The MoU will run for five years.

The international agreement is focused on strengthening cooperative relationships of both institutions and joint twinning in undergraduate degree programmes, graduate students exchange programmes, exchange programmes for teaching and administrative staff, joint research and development projects, cultural programmes, conferences and workshops, teaching projects and exchange of publications.

Both institutions intend to develop and maintain activities that will foster cooperation and enhance their students' skills, staff and administrators, promoting the exchange of experience and knowledge. The two institutions also endeavor to develop alternative educational tools and models which promote excellence and applied training through internships, dual education, executive masters and doctoral degree programmes.

The two parties will also explore the exchange of teaching, research and technical personnel for workshops, seminars, conferences and joint research projects. Collaborations in the field of television, radio and publishing are also being considered as well as the exchange of information and scientific publications.

In his letter to HIT Vice Chancellor, dated 04/04/2016, Professor Dr Abdulkadir Sengun, the President and Rector of Turgit Özal University said he was pleased that this new collaboration will bring long lasting and fruitful cooperation between the two institutions. " We are quite experienced in ECTS, DS, Quality assurance, preparation and management of international projects. We also have quite a number of experts who are well qualified on the BOLGNA process in various action lines as well as a pool of partner universities in Europe and Turkey," he said.

Turgut Özal University is a private university located in Ankara, Turkey. It was established in 2008 by the Turgut Özal Thought and Action Foundation and is named after former Turkish President Turgut Özal.

Over the past years, the Harare Institute of Technology has entered into various memoranda of understanding with institutions of great repute from India, Iran, and South Korea among others. The agreements seek to further strengthen the HIT brand and consolidate the institutions' international standing and reputation within the global community of universities.