A Memorandum of Understanding for Mevlana Exchange Program was inked between the Iqbal International Institute for Research & Dialogue of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and Duzce University Turkey.
The MoU was signed by the Rector, IIUI Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai who is also the Chairman-IRD and his counterpart Prof. Dr. Nigar D. Cakar, Rector, Duzce University, Turkey.
The MEP is a famous fellowship opportunity which is globally known and considered a reputable exchange program for both students and faculty.
Both institutions, IRD-IIUI & Duzce University, agreed on student and academic staff exchange under MEP.
The students under the MEP will be able to spend 05-10 Months as Exchange Fellows, whereas, the faculty will be able to avail 01 week to 03 months in exchange duration.
Speaking on the occasion, IIU Rector said it is the age of interdisciplinary approach, we need to compete the world and it is imperative to broaden our academic spheres by mingling with the universities across the world.
He said educational institutions are the ray of hope as societies are looking towards them as solution providers.
It is time to respond and deliver to the society, through joint venture of science and research we may address the prevalent issues.
He hailed the development of MoU and hoped it would be milestone to open new horizons of academic excellence.
Prof. Dr. Nigar D. Cakar, Rector, Duzce University said that the MEP is a purely academic exchange opportunity for students and faculty at both ends, Pakistan & Turkey. She also apprised about the activities, vision and faculties of the university as well.