A cooperation agreement was signed between the European University of Lefke (EUL) and Northern Cyprus Turkcell. The Protocol Signature Ceremony was held in the Rectorate Senate Hall and EUL Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Yükselen, Northern Cyprus Turkcell General Manager Harun Maden, EUL Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Akın Cellatoğlu, Northern Cyprus Turkcell Deputy General Manager Murat Küçüközdemir, EUL General Secretary Hüseyin Eser and institution officials attended.
The contract was signed by EUL Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Yükselen and Northern Cyprus Turkcell General Manager Harun Maden. Within the framework of the three-year protocol, cooperation will be made between Northern Cyprus Turkcell and Lefke European University on various issues.
Speaking at the Signing Ceremony, EUL Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Yükselen emphasized that Turkcell is one of the most important companies in the TRNC and that they care about the cooperation journey they will make with a technology giant like Turkcell with the contract signed today. Considering the EUL’s rise in the last 5-6 the years of development, the EUL is the TRNC’S most preferrred university or the second most preferrred university for students from Turkey, they are also proud of this and also stated that they are aware of the responsiblilities . Yükselen stated that it was seen in the last academic year that the collaborations made in the technology point were more important due to the conditions required by the pandemic, and said, “I hope that our students will have high quality education opportunities in line with the common interests of EUL and Turkcell. “We will pave the way for a better education dictated by today,” he said. Yükselen thanked the Northern Cyprus Turkcell General Manager and his team who analyzed the needs of EUL very well and produced solutions, and wished that the cooperation protocol would be beneficial for both the university and Turkcell.
Northern Cyprus Turkcell General Manager Harun Maden stated that a serious pandemic process has been going through in our country as in the world and that the education sector is one of the sectors most affected by this process, and at this point, technology and communication have come into play as a solution. Stating that, in many countries of the world, distance education has seriously entered our lives at every stage from primary education to higher education, Maden stated that EUL is an example for other universities due to its rapid adaptation to technology in many areas from the management of the university to its education, in line with the consistent decisions of its administrators. Stating that EUL is among the fastest growing universities in terms of student preference in recent years, Maden congratulated the administrators of EUL, the second most preferred university this year. Expressing his satisfaction for the cooperation with EUL, Maden stated that as the Turkcell family, they are pleased to be a business partner and consultant in all communication services, education and technology implementation, and all actions and projects of the university within the framework of this cooperation.