Mahmut Özer

Mahmut Özer

Professor Mahmut Özer graduated from the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Istanbul Technical University. He has been the Rector of Bülent Ecevit University since November 28, 2010. Professor Özer served as the President of the Turkish Interuniversity Board (ÜAK) between August 1, 2015 and August 1, 2016. In addition, Professor Özer is the Chairman of Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (AQAAIW) and also the vice chairman of the Turkish Vocational Qualification Authority (MYK).
What is the GreenMetric World University Ranking

What is the GreenMetric World University Ranking?

May 8, 2017
Considering the unique mission of raising environmental awareness among universities and international networking opportunities, the GreenMetric World University Ranking deserves widespread attention and participation.
Do the World University Rankings Reflect Reality

Do the World University Rankings Reflect Reality?

April 12, 2017
Especially in the last twenty years, university rankings which originally were regional and created to aid students and researchers have become increasingly global, establishing a prominent market.
A New Page in Turkish Higher Education The Institutional Evaluation

A New Page in Turkish Higher Education: The Institutional Evaluation Era

February 10, 2017
In the last few years, Turkey has been going through a rather dynamic phase in higher education. Especially in the last ten years, the higher education sector experienced an impressive growth rate.
With Brexit and the Trump Election Turkey Has a Chance

With Brexit and the Trump Election, Turkey Has a Chance to Draw More International Students

December 26, 2016
Recent political developments in the UK and the US point to an increased potential for push factors concerning the flow of international students and scholars, and, this may lead, although slowly, to the emergence of new centers of attraction in the world.
How Turkey Can Compete with the Global Academic Market

How Turkey Can Compete with the Global Academic Market

November 22, 2016
In the last decade of our country’s history, the success stories in the field of higher education and especially the sincere efforts and experiences for aforementioned issues show that Turkey has the potential to achieve this goal.
The Matter of the Doctorate PhD in Turkey

The Matter of the Doctorate (PhD) in Turkey

October 19, 2016
The data on graduate enrollment in doctoral programs indicates that the demand for PhDs has increased in Turkey, as in other countries. However, some of the structural problems of the past still remain.
The Internationalization of Higher Education in Turkey

The Internationalization of Higher Education in Turkey

September 20, 2016
Turkey has taken critical steps in recent years to strengthen the internationalization of its higher education system. The enrollment ratio in Turkish higher education has also increased, and, at present, Turkish higher education experiences the internationalization phase.
Women s Access to Higher Education and Their Employment in

Women’s Access to Higher Education and Their Employment in Turkey

June 17, 2016
The recent tremendous growth in higher education in Turkey is instrumental in increasing women’s access to higher education, either as students or as academics.