Near East University Faculty of Engineering Departments Granted European (ASIIN) Accreditation

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Added On: 17 December 2015, Thursday, 13:33
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Near East University Faculty of Engineering Departments Granted European (ASIIN) Accreditation

Faculty of Engineering of Near East University accredited by ASIIN which is headquartered in Germany and accredits programs affiliated in engineering, maths, information and natural sciences.

According to a press statement released by Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, the programs of the Near East University, which were previously accredited by ACPE, JCI, EDEXEL, IACBE and some other accreditation foundations, now received accreditation from ASIIN which is headquartered in Germany and mainly accredits engineering, maths, information and natural science programs.

Near East University Faculty of Engineering Departments Granted European (ASIIN) Accreditation

Prof. Dr. Fahreddin Sadıkoğlu, Vice Rector of Near East University, stated that the ASIIN Commission, holding a meeting on 11 December 2015 regarding accreditation of Faculty of Engineering Departments, decided to accredit 10 undergraduate and postgraduate programs of Faculty of Engineering, including Department of Electric-Electronic Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Computer Information Systems.

Prof. Dr. Sadıkoğlu pointed out that the progress of accreditation to ASIIN lasted a year and during this period the pre-evaluation reports of the departments including research and education activities were prepared and submitted to ASIIN, the subject specialists of ASIIN examined the reports, inspection committees each including five subject specialist from various universities of Europe carried out on spot inspection and evaluation at the Faculty of Engineering, reports prepared by these committees submitted to ASIIN and finally ASIIN made a decision for accreditation of programs of Faculty of Engineering.

Accreditation of engineering programs of Near East University by ASIIN which takes part within the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) is an solid indication that the programs, research and education activities of Near East University are at the same level of the pioneering universities of Europe.

Prof. Dr. Sadıkoğlu said that accreditation of 10 programs of Near East University by ASIIN which is a part of European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education of Europe is important for higher education sector of TRNC.