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Turkey, Azerbaijan to establish joint university

A Turkey fan wearing a Azerbaijan flag in Baku, Azerbaijan on 20 June 2021 [Francois Nel - UEFA/UEFA/Getty Images]
A Turkey fan wearing a Azerbaijan flag in Baku, Azerbaijan on 20 June 2021 [Francois Nel - UEFA/UEFA/Getty Images]

Turkey and Azerbaijan have started working on establishing a joint university in Azerbaijan, a Turkish official said on Thursday, and reported by Anadolu News Agency.

"We are planning to establish a university in Azerbaijan. This university will be realised by establishing affiliations with the most reputed universities," Erol Ozvar, head of the Council of Higher Education, said at an economic forum hosted by Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC).

"Establishing a higher education institution requires serious efforts, but they are working to have it ready for the next semester," Ozvar added.

On education during the pandemic period, he said all university curriculum has been digitised.

"Since both our public and private universities have a solid digital infrastructure, we passed through this process well. There was no disruption. This was an extremely important exam for us," he added.

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