18 December 2018
Prof. Dr. Bassem K. Khafagy today attended a meeting with Prof. Haldun Göktaş, the general secretary of Turkey’s İnteruniversity Board, AÜK, (Üniversitelerarası Kurul Başkanlığı), in Ankara, Turkey to discuss how Turkish universities can address and deal with internationalization issues, and the ambitions of Turkey to become a global education hub.
Prof. Khafagy also explained how “Smart University Foundation, S-U-F”, can support universities in collaboration with world-wide higher education institutions.
The meeting was held at Prof. Göktaş’s office at the Council of Higher Education (CoHE), YÖK (Yükseköğretim Kurulu Başkanlığı).
Prof. Göktaş accepted to address this topic as a VIP Keynote Speaker in the upcoming SUF20 Forum and Global Expo on the future of higher education which will be held in Ankara, Turkey, on 16-18 of June, 2020.
The meeting was part of a series of leadership meetings with officials in Turkey to explore potential partnerships as they relate to the ongoing and upcoming initiatives of the Foundation.