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SQAA director’s visit to Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir

PUBLISHED ON: 13. April 2023
SQAA director, dr. Franci Demšar, consultant for international cooperation at Dokuz Eylül University, dr. Olgun Cicek, and university’s rector, dr. Nükhet Hotar (pictured, from left to right).

The Director of the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency (SQAA or NAKVIS in Slovene), Dr. Franci Demšar, recently visited Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir, Turkey. There, he met with the university’s rector, Prof. Dr. Nükhet Hotar, and gave a lecture titled International HE and the Role of QA: A Case of NAKVIS. He also visited several faculties of the university, including the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Graduate School of Fine Arts. The discussions between the Director of SQAA and the representatives of the local institutions mainly focused on strengthening mutual cooperation with Slovenian universities and the possibility of external accreditation of Dokuz Eylül University by SQAA, in the event of the adoption of the Slovenian legislation that would enable it.