Mr. Cihan Cobanoglu, Head, International Relations Office, Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey visited COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore and Islamabad campuses from June 10 – 14, 2019. The visit was aimed at strengthening ongoing collaboration and further expanding such collaboration between the two universities through building connections and exchanging of best practices. The inward mobility was funded by Erasmus + program. ISU has strong academic programs in social sciences, computer engineering and management sciences. Both universities are actively pursuing collaboration and exchange of faculty, staff and students from both sides.
Mr. Cihan Cobanoglu visited COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore campus on June 10, 2019. Officials of International Office, Mr. Amjad Hussain, Advisor and Ms. Saima Muzzafar, Senior Coordination Officer, welcomed the guest. The visiting official was shown different facilities of the campus including library, labs, classrooms, gymnasium; Architecture department and IRCBM.
The official called on Prof. Dr. Qaiser Abbas, Campus Director, CUI Lahore campus. A detailed meeting was held in which current collaboration between two universities was discussed. In addition, options of further collaborative activities were explored and jointly agreed. The Campus Director gave historical preview of the campus as well as ongoing academic activities of the campus. It was also agreed that ISU will participate in the upcoming Pak-China Business Forum.
Mr. Cihan Cobanoglu visited COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad campus on June 14, 2019. Mr. Ali Tawab Baloch, Head, International Office with his team welcomed him. He was shown different facilities of the campus available to the students as well as had short meeting with faculty members of different academic departments. Detailed meeting was held in which current efforts of collaboration between the two universities was discussed in length. The Head International Office appreciated Mr. Cobanoglu’s efforts to promote CUI in his home institution as an outward mobilities destination.
Mr. Cobanoglu gave a detailed presentation on ISU including its internationalization agenda, vision and roadmap/ strategy. An eleven point follow up agenda was agreed between CUI and ISU on the eve of the visit.
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