Friday, 12 July 2019
Prof. Dr. Bassem K. Khafagy today met with Prof. Dr. Nuri Aydin, rector of Istanbul University–Cerrahpasa, IUC, in İstanbul, to introduce “Smart University Foundation, S-U-F”, and to discuss future collaboration with İstanbul University-Cerrahpasa.
The meeting took place at the rector office in Avcilar, Istanbul, Turkey. Prof. Khafagy and Prof. Aydin discussed the importance of the “Smart University Foundation, S-U-F” as an international initiative, and both agreed to consider potential collaboration.
Prof. Aydın accepted the invitation of S-U-F to join the “University Leadership Board” of 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.
Prof. Aydin also extended an invitation to Prof. Khafagy to give a presentation to the university leadership on the topic of the “Future of Higher Education”, and how Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa can expand its collaboration and recruitment internationally.
The meeting was part of a series of leadership meetings with university rectors in Turkey to explore potential partnerships on the ongoing and upcoming initiatives of the Foundation.