TURKEY – SUDAN COOPERATION OPPORTUNITIES COOPERATION AREAS Education Health Food & Agriculture Construction Transportation Chemistry Tech. Material Sciences Informatics and Information Security Space Tech. Tourism TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) RESEARCH AREAS Energy Food Chemistry Tech. Environment and Cleaner Production Material Sciences Earth and Marine Sciences Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Informatics and Information Security Space Tech. COOPERATIONS Bilateral Cooperation TÜBİTAK has 27 bilateral cooperation programs with the institutions from 22 different countries: USA (NSF) Bulgaria (BAS) Belarus (NASB) India (CSIR) Germany (DFG, BMBF) Slovakia (SAS) Greece (GSRT) Mongolia (MAS) Italy (CNR) France (CNRS) Slovenia (ARRS) Ukraine (NASU, DKNII) Hungary (NKTH) Korea (NRF) Romania (ANCS) Pakistan (MoST) Russia (RFBR) China (MOST) Czech Republic (AS CR) Belgium (FWO) COOPERATIONS Multilateral Cooperation Our country is actively participating in the activities of a variety of European research programs such as; COST (European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research), ESA (European Space Agency), EMBC (European Molecular Biology Conference) regional organizations such as; Black Sea Economic Cooperation and Economic Cooperation Organization international organizations like NATO, OECD and UNESCO. FUNDING • International Support Programs ERA-NET: Objective of the ERA-NET scheme is to develop and strengthen the coordination of national and regional research programs. COST Actions: (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is one of the longest-running European frameworks supporting cooperation among scientists and researchers across Europe. • International Researcher Fellowship Programs 2221- Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave (up to 3.000 and 3.500 depending on whether the applicant is on his/her sabbatical leave) 2216- Research Fellowship Program for International Researchers (Monthly stipend of 2.250 plus travel costs) SCHOLARSHIPS TURKEY SCHOLARSHIPS Undergraduate 1- Turkic Speaking Countries Scholarship 2- Balkan Countries Scholarship 3- Black Sea Scholarship 4- Harran Scholarship 5- Türkiye-Africa Scholarship 6- Bosphorus Scholarship Master’s & PhD 1- Ali Kuşçu Science and Technology Scholarship 2- İbni Haldun Social Sciences Scholarship Subject-Based (UG, Master’s & PhD) 1- Ibn Sina Health Sciences Scholarship 2- Islamic Theology Scholarship 3- Yunus Emre Turkish Language Scholarship Short Term 1- Research Scholarship 2- Success Scholarship 3- Support Scholarship 4- Turkish Language Summer School Project 1- Syria Scholarship TURKEY SCHOLARSHIPS Selection Process Inside Preliminary assessment Monthly stipend Shortlisting Tuition fee Interview Final decision Accommodation One-year Turkish language course Health insurance One-off return flight ticket TURKEY SCHOLARSHIPS Suggested Areas of Research International Relations Area Studies Immigration Studies Refugee Studies Media & Culture Turcology İstanbul Studies Ottoman History Archeology Art History Islamic Studies Eastern Languages and Literatures Architecture TÜBİTAK • Undergraduate/Graduate Programmes 2205 - Undergraduate Scholarship Program For International Students 2235 - Graduate Scholarship Program For The Least Developed Countries 2215 - Graduate Scholarship Program for International Students 2216 - Research Fellowship Program for International Researchers TÜBİTAK • Postdoctoral 2221- Fellowships for Visiting Scientists and Scientists on Sabbatical Leave (up to 3.000 and 3.500 depending on whether the applicant is on his/her sabbatical leave) 2216- Research Fellowship Program for International Researchers (Monthly stipend of 2.250 plus travel costs) ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY The Science Bridge From History to the Future Establishment 1453 Academics Faculties: 20 Schools: 3 Vocational Higher Schools: 6 Staff: Instructors: 5300 Administrative Staff: 7000 Students: Associate Degree: 9000 Students Undergraduate: 65000 Students Graduate: 14500 Students Approximately Total: 88500 Students Academic Ranking of World Universities: Rank: 385 Nobel Prizes: 1 Nobel Prize in Literature Campuses: 12 Campuses The Library Collection 2 Million Books ( Approximately) Rector: Prof. Dr. Yunus Söylet INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ACTIVE ERASMUS AGREEMENTS (2014-2021) Country 26 Agreement 501 Germany 142 Portugal 13 UK 7 Italy 54 Belgium 11 Finland 6 Poland 47 Hungary 10 Estonia 4 France 32 Sweden 10 Latvia 2 Spain 32 10 Croatia 3 Greece 24 Switzerland Slovakia 8 Norway 1 Austria 17 Denmark 7 Czech Republic 14 Lithuania 7 Bulgaria 13 Romania 7 Netherlands 13 Slovenia 7 IU- Bilateral Agreements 2014 (other than Erasmus) in 44 countries Germany Russia Kazakhstan Azerbaijan Macedonia USA South Korea Bulgaria Poland TR-N-Cyprus Austria Iraq Malaysia Mongolia Romania 10 7 6 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 Saudi Arabia Syria Albania Algeria Bashkortostan Belgium Bosnia Herzegovina Brazil Canada China France UK Greece Indonesia Iran 2 2 1 1 1 1 Japan Jordan Kosovo Kyrgyzstan Lebanon Pakistan 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Serbia Slovakia South Africa Taiwan Tataristan Thailand Netherlands Ukraine TOTAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 92 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Programs in English & Arabic Business Administration (B.A.) Medicine (B.A.) Economics (B.A.) Theology (B.A.) M.A. in Islamic Studies Ad-Dirasat al-Islamiyya (M.A.) MEVLANA EXCHANGE PROGRAMME (19 AGREEMENTS) Albania Malaysia Azerbaijan Pakistan Canada Russia China South Korea Iran Jordan Kazakhistan Malaysia STUDENTS FROM AFRICAN COUNTRIES Country Number Country Number Country Number Algeria 16 Ivory Coast 4 Sierra Leone 2 Burundi Central African Republic 3 Cameroon 7 South Africa 1 6 Libya 10 Sudan 12 Djibouti 11 Republic of Mali 4 Swaziland 1 Comoros 3 Mauritius 2 Tunis 10 Ethiopia 27 Morocco 13 Uganda 7 Gambia 6 Niger 5 Zambia 4 Ghana 12 Nigeria 7 Guinea 6 Senegal 5 Zimbabwe Total 2 186 Sudanese Students at Istanbul University Faculty/Institute Faculty of Business Administration Faculty of Letters Faculty of Pharmacy Health Science Institute Science Institute Social Science Institute Number of Students 1 3 1 1 2 4 Istanbul University In Networks ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY Technology Transfer Center Scientific Research Projects Unit (BAP) Techno park – 93 companies TekMer- Technology Center Center Research Laboratory (MERLAB) Whole Genome Sequencing Laboratory Animal Blood Bank HB Life Sciences Lab Advanced Lithography Laboratory Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory Quantum Technologies Laboratory Nano and Optoelectronic Research Laboratory ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY Total Number of Projects per year 6055 1246 1456 1503 2009 2010 2011 1850 2012 2180 2013 TOPLAM First cloned animal in Turkey in 2007 First transgenic rabbits in Turkey 2013 others followed since 2009 ISTANBUL TTC Technology Transfer Office (TTO) Project Support Services University & Industry Collaboration IP Management & Licensing Services Information & Education Services Entrepreneurship ISTANBUL TTC TTO aims to transform knowledge to economic value and to increase financial options of Istanbul University Increase of Domestic and International Project Applications Increase of Acceptance Ratio For Project Applications To increase numbers of patent applications To make licensing contracts To elevate numbers of new companies and spin-offs. ISTANBUL TTC TTO MODULES MODULE1: Awareness, Promotion, Information and Training Management MODULE2: Support Programs Management MODULE3: University – Industry Cooperation Management MODULE4: Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing Management MODULE5: Incorporation and Entrepreneurship Management ISTANBUL TTC Funded by TUBITAK 1513 Technology Transfer Office Supporting Program by 2014 Ranked as the 1st place in 169 university TTOs in TURKEY 93 R&D Companies 29 Spin Off 140 R&D Projects 27 Consultant Academician 310 Researchers APPLICATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF FOREIGN STUDENTS General Foreign Students Exam by YÖK 2010: landmark for the process of the selection and acceptance of foreign students The Universities authorized Istanbul university first accepted students with previously obtained exams of YOK or other foreign exams. İÜ-YÖS • Istanbul University organized its own exam called YÖS (Foreign Students Exam, FSE) • In 2012 Istanbul University held the exam in Istanbul (3007 students). • In 2013 it was held in five foreign centers along with Istanbul; which are: • • • • • • Azerbaijan–Baku Germany–Berlin Kosovo–Pristine Egypt–Cairo Iran-Tehran 4034 students participated İÜ-YÖS 2014 • In 2014, 15 centers worldwide (total numbers of students participated: 4034) • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Turkey-Istanbul Azerbaijan–Baku Germany–Cologne Kosovo–Pristine Egypt–Cairo Iran-Tehran Switzerland-Bern Georgia-Tiflis Macedonia-Skopje Kazakhstan-Almaty Jordan-Amman Iraq-Erbil Malaysia-Kula Lumpur Bosnia-Herzegovina-Sarajevo Malaysia Kula Lumpur İÜ-YÖS 2015 • İÜYÖS-2015 application continues... https://yos.istanbul.edu.tr/ • In 2015, wil be held in 32 centers worldwide: … THANKS KEEP IN TOUCH ابق على التصال & إلى اللقاء في إستانبول! أهلل يباركم!