Central Asian Universities General Assembly and Annual Ordinary Congress
Annual Convention with the theme "Internationalization of Higher Education" and the Fırst General Assembly of the Central Asian Universities Association will be held at University of Mohaghegh Ardabili between 15-16 November 2017. During the event it is also planned to organize Education fair with participation of member universities of CAUA, Iranian and Georgian Universities. Program of the General Assembly can be found here:
Central Asian Universities Association was established under the leadership of KTMU.
On April 29, 2016, the "Central Asian Universities Association" was established under the leadership of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMU). 29 universities from 15 countries attended the event, which includes Central Asia and neighboring countries. It is expected that the Association will play an important role in scientific, economic, social and cultural cooperation in Central Asia. It is planned to contribute to the strengthening of the cooperation between the countries of the region, and to prepare the ground for the rapprochement between the nations and peoples of the region. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Rector Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı said that international cooperations and joint actions are important especially for higher education institutions. Prof.Dr. Balcı said that cooperation between the institutions will help to increase the relations between the countries, Balcı emphasized the belief that the Central Asian Universities Association will grow rapidly and become a means to charities. KTMÜ Deputy Rector Asılbek Kulmırzayev started his speech with giving information about the Central Asian Universities Association and then he said that he hopes that this union will become operational in the direction of educational and scientific goals and will contribute to the welfare of the people. University representatives from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Tajikistan and Turkey participated in the signing ceremony also expressed their opinions about this new formation. KTMÜ Rector Prof.Dr. Balcı will lead the Central Asian Universities Association with the Union Executive Board for 3 years.
KTMU Hosts Central Asian Universities Association Meeting.
Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMU) hosted the Central Asian Universities Association (CAUA) meeting. At the Central Asian Universities Association Executive Board meeting, the work carried out in the period since the foundation of the Association was reviewed and new decisions were made regarding the development of the Association. 55 members in a short time ... Rector Prof.Dr. Balcı stated that the Association established with the participation of 29 universities from 15 countries on April 26, 2016 reached 55 members in a year and that they would work as the Executive Board of the Central Asian Universities Association for all these universities to act together and develop common projects.The planned activities in the short-term meeting were also discussed. Increasing cooperation between institutions ... The aim of the Central Asian University Association is to increase cooperation among universities, higher education institutions and institutions that cooperate with them, to support internationalization, to provide teaching staff and student mobility, to develop joint diploma programs, to develop programs and to cooperate on credit transfer systems, to work on accreditation mechanisms, and to develop projects that contribute to regional development, taking into account the strengths of the member universities.
The first Turkic Council Turkic Universities Union sports games came to an end.
The 1st Sports Games hosted by Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMÜ) which is the Chairman of Turkic Council Turkic Universities Union (TÜRKÜNİB) and Cenral Asian Universities Association (MAUB) had ended. The closing ceremony of I.Turkic Council TÜRKÜNİB Sports Games and the celebration program of 19 May Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day were held today at KTMU Indoor Sports Hall (May 19, 2017). The ceremony and celebration program was broadcasted all over the world via Facebook live broadcast of Media Manas. Mr. Hidayet Oruçov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Kyrgyzstan, Ayımdos Bozcigitov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan, Educational Consultant of Turkish Embassy in Bishkek, Recep Sula, Military Attache Erkan Erbay, Deputy Secretary General of Turkic Council Omer Kocaman, Turkic Council Turkic Universities Union Chairman and Rector of KTMU Prof.Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Anvar Mokeyev and Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Öğüt, representatives of sports related institutions, sports fans, academicians, students and members of the press participated on the celebration. Fighting in friendship and fraternity ... Chairman of Turkic Council Turkic Universities Union (TÜRKÜNİB) and Cenral Asian Universities Association (MAUB) and the Rector of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, in his opening speech said "We have successfully implemented Sports Games, the first concrete activity in the period since the foundation of TÜRKÜNİB. The athletes participating in the games have won medals and grades they deserve, fighting in friendship and brotherhood. "
Turkic University Union Student Council organized the event at Bishkek Humanities University
Turkic Council Turkic University Union Student Council organized activities together with other member universities. Prof.Dr Sebahattin Balcı the Rector of Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University and the President of Turkic Universities Union, Prof.Dr. Abdylda Musaev the Rector of Humanities University, Dr. Chynara Adamkulova the Rector of Kyrgyz National University and lecturers and students of member universities joined the event hosted by Bishkek Humanities University on March 15,2017.Speaker of the event ,Prof.Dr Sebahattin Balcı said “Today is a very meaningful and happy day for us. Our supreme nationalism which established one of the richest civilizations in human history and strengthened its unity in the 21st century,faced the opportunity to revitalise our civilization from Central Asia to Europe.The Youth of Turkic World are who would achieve this and exhibit unity and friendship we see in this program.We trust young people and appreciate all of them.We value and support the activities of the Turkic University Union.This year we will launch student and lecturer exchange program in a pilot implementation.We will start the program in September, 2017.We will organize competitions in 5 branches in Turkic University Union Sport Games.There will be around 200 participants. It is important for students to come together.Therefore we came up with the slogan “Sport for the Union”.The event will be convened in Baku in the autumn.You can access all kinds of information from the website of Turkic University Union(TURKUNIB) www.turkunib.com” Prof.Dr Abdylda Musaev,Rector of Bishkek Humanities University also spoke at the Turkic University Student Council,stating that they started to make a great contributions to the future ,they are candidates for meaningful and rewarding works,they are happy.Prof.Dr Abdylda Musaev expressed that the activities of young people very significant for the Turkic World which was established to be able to look ahead future with confidence and to sign great works in the rich history.The program hold at Bishkek Humanities University convened a concert in which the performances of KTMU Turkic World Orchestra and students from member universities took place.
International Social Sciences Congress : Turkestan Forum III
International Social Sciences Congress : Turkestan Forum III congress themed "The Future, Opportunities and Threats of the Turkic World in the Globalization Process"was held by Ahmet Yesevi University Faculty of Social Sciences. The opening ceremony of the International Congress of Social Sciences: Turkestan Forum III congress was held by Ahmet Yesevi University Social Sciences Faculty in Turkestan on the occasıon of of the 2017 Turkic World Culture Capital Conference on "The Future, Opportunities and Threats of the Turkic World in the Globalization Process".The opening ceremony of the congress held at the Turkistan Campus Cultural Center on April 26, 2017 was attended by the Rector of Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı and Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Öğüt. Assoc. Dr. Mehmet Günal ,Deputy Chairman of the Nationalist Movement Party Turkic World and International Relations and deputy of Antalya ,Dr. Musa Yıldız, President of the Board of Trustees Ahmet Yesevi University, Dr. Mehmet Emin Arat Rector of Marmara University, Mürsel Turbay, Chairman of BEM-BİR-SEN, Dr. Valihan Abdibekov Rector of Ahmet Yesevi University, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kutalmış Deputy Rector and numerous academicians, as well as invited guests the congress in the opening speech Deputy Governor of the State of South Kazakhstan. Dr. Janseyit Tuymebaev's greeting message was conveyed by Gani Risbekov,Vice Governor of Turkestan. Speaking after the message of the governor's congratulatory address, Executive DeputyChairman of the Nationalist Movement Party Turkic World and International Relations and deputy of Antalya Assoc. Dr. Mehmet Günal expressed his honor of being in the historical Motherland and being in peace of Yesevi. Günal stated that this congress, which was organized, will take very important decisions and stated the Turkic World will provide us a vision for the future and will make an important contribution to the necessity of Turkic-Islamic civilization. Dr. Musa Yildiz President of the Board of Trustees of Ahmet Yesevi University reported: , "The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev proposed our university as a joint university of the Turkic World at the summit of Turkic World Leaders , and the leaders` agreement has given us a great responsibility. Ahmet Yesevi University with all its team is making great efforts to serve for the future of the Turkic World in the awareness of this responsibility . The fact that Turkestan is the cultural capital of the Turkic world and the identification of Yesevi with the city of our university has furthered this responsibility. "After delivering a speech Prof.Dr. Musa Yildiz presented a gift wearing Kazakh traditional clothes chapans to Assoc. Dr. Mehmet Günal, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Emin Arat and Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı to due to their participation . Dr.Valihan Abdibekov Rector of Ahmet Yesevi University, in his congratulation message expressed his considerations that the congress will make a great contribution to the unity and co-existence of the Turkic World .In honour of Hoca Ahmet Yesevi's 850th year birth in 2016 that was declared by UNESCO as Hoca Ahmet Yesevi Year, Professor Dr. Abdibekov presented Dr. Mehmet Günal, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Emin Arat and Prof. Dr. Sebahattin Balcı a gold medal . Approximately 100 scientists from USA, UK, Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and other countries participated in the congress, which was ending on 28 April 2017.
Central Asian Universities Association General Assembly was held
The First General Assembly of the Central Asian Universities Association (CAUA), which was established by Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMU) and headed by the Rector of KTMU Prof.Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, was held. The Chairman of CAUA and Rector of KTMU Prof.Dr. Sebahattin Balci, the coordinator of CAUA Assoc.Prof. Yunus Emre Gurbuz, head of Turkish Civilization Research and Application Center Assis.Prof. Cengiz Buyar and History Department Faculty Member Dayan Kamal attended the meeting held on 15-16 November 2017, hosted by Mohaghegh Erdebili University in the Erdebil, Iran. A seminar titled "Internationalization in Education" and a University Promotion Fair were organized before the General Assembly. 35 representatives including 11 rectors from 16 universities participated in the meeting held in Erdebil. Erdebil was represented by 13 guests from East Azerbaijan, West Azerbaijan and Gilan, and 1 from neighboring Georgia. Iranian officials also took part at the meeting. The First General Assembly of the Association was held under the leadership of Association's Chairman Prof. Dr. Balcı on November 16, 2017. The work that has been carried out since the establishment of the Association was passed at the General Assembly, and the Regulation approved by the Executive Board at the KTMU meeting on April 14, 2017 was presented and accepted. In addition, "CAUA Exchange Program Directive" and "MAUB Student Council Directive" prepared in Turkish and English for 2018-2019 Academic-Education Year were presented to the members of the General Assembly and were approved. Following the successful two-day meetings in terms of unity, a social program prepared by Erdebil University was carried out. CAUA aims to act jointly with the member universities in activities and projects in various fields such as education and training, scientific research, collecting service, internationalization, culture, arts and sports. The Union is consist of 60 universities from 16 countries including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Macedonia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkey and Ukraine.
The First Meeting of Executive Board of the Central Asian Universities Association
The First Meeting of Executive Board members of the Central Asian Universities Association was organized by Chairing University-Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University on February 21, 2018 through İnternet. Chairman of CAUA and Rector of the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University Prof.Dr. Sebahattin Balcı, Rector of Afghanistan Kabul Polytechnic University Assoc. Prof. M. Sayed KAKAR, Chancellor of the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili Prof.Dr. Goudarz SADEGHI, Vice-Rector of T.R. Kafkas University Prof. Dr. Mükremin Ozkan Arslan and Vice-Rector of Tajik National University Prof.Dr. Safarmamad Safarmamadov are participated in the online meeting. Activities program for the future of the Association was discussed during the meeting and several decisions were taken.
The Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University will hold "Summer school" in the areas of Economy, History, International Relations, Russian Language and Turkology on the basis of the decision adopted on November 16, 2017 at the First General Assembly of the Central Asian Universities Association, which was held in Erdebil, Iran. The Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University, which is jointly established between the two brotherly countries, the Kyrgyz Republic and Turkey, is a state university with an internationally qualified special status. Our university, which has the most developed campus of Central Asia, decided to organize the summer school on the five areas from 25 June to 6 July 2018. During the Summer School, seminars will be held on language, culture, history and geography of Kyrgyzstan in addition to the themes they chose. There will also be social and cultural programs and excursions will be held. The fee for the summer school is $250, which includes seminars, accommodation and food expenses, which will be provided by the university, as well as excursions to historical and tourist places in and around Bishkek. Additional tours will be organized for participants for an additional fee in accordance with the requirements.
Chess Tournament among Central Asian Universities Association Members
Chess Tournament among Central Asian Universities Association Members will be hosted by the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan between the dates of June 17-22, 2018. Participation in a competition with a team from each university consisting of students (2 girls, 2 boys), coaches and / or heads of universities is expected. The purpose of the Chess Championship, which has been organized to strengthen the friendship and relations between the member universities of the Central Asian Universities Association, is as follows: · Improve and popularize chess among the students of member universities; · Increase the awareness and popularity of chess in students' daily life; · Increase chess skills of the athletes participating in the Championship; · Increase friendship and cooperation among the students of member universities; · Identify best athletes among the students of the member universities;
"Summer School 2018" was organized by the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University, the current Chair University-in-Office of the Central Asian Universities Association.
Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University organized Summer School Program between 25 June and 6 July within the framework of Central Asian Universities Association. Students from Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Karabuk University and Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş University participated in the program. Students were given seminars on the topic of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan's history and culture centers, Manas Epic and Turkic World, were described the similarities between the Kyrgyz Turkish and Turkey Turkish, was taught Kyrgyz language at a basic level and tours to Ata-Beyit, Burana, Ala-Arch and Ysyk-Kul were organized.
Chair-in-Office of the Central Asian Universities Association and Rector of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University Prof. Sebahattin Balcı meet with Summer School Students.
The guest students who attended Summer School Program organized by Central Asian Universities Association were accepted by the Rector Prof. Sebahattin Balcı on June 28, 2018. Students, came from Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Karabuk University and Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş University expressed themselves that they decided to participate in the program to visit the homeland of their ancestors and appreciate the opportunity to get to know it closely. Students said that many other students from Turkey wanted to join the program, so they said that they wish program to be continued. Rector Prof. Sebahattin Balcı said: "You said good; this is our homeland. Those who live here are our brothers. There is no separate entity between us. It is time to understand each other well and share it by enriching our values. In fact, we do it in these programs. Manas University is the platform for all of this…’’ The Rector wished the students good luck, the students in turn thanked the rector for this opportunity.