23.02.2017 10:00

Minister of education visits Bilkent University, meets with Azerbaijani students

A delegation led by Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov visited Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University in Ankara on February 22.

The delegation was informed of study opportunities, teaching technologies and financial and technical resources of Bilkent University, which is one of Turkey`s leading higher education institutions. Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University employs the largest number of foreign professors and teachers in Turkey. The university has made great strides in the fields of research and teaching. 

President of the Board of Trustees of Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University professor Ali Dogramaci, rector Abdullah Atalar and other members of the university`s management attended the meeting.

The delegation then met with a group of Azerbaijani students studying under “2007-2015 State Program for Study of Azerbaijani Youth Abroad”.

Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov addressed the students. The minister highlighted educational reforms and measures to improve the quality of education in Azerbaijan.

Mikayil Jabbarov said national leader Heydar Aliyev had always paid great attention to the development of education. “President Ilham Aliyev successfully continues this policy, which ensured the country`s making great strides in recent years. Ensuring that Azerbaijani youth study at leading foreign universities through government funding is a historical accomplishment for our people.”

Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov then responded to questions from students.