Memorandum of Understanding Between TÜBA and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Signed

Memorandum of Understanding Between TÜBA and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Signed

A memorandum of understanding was signed between TÜBA and the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences to provide the ground for the developing new cooperation possibilities.

Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Şeker, President of TÜBA and Prof. Dr. Isa Habibbayli, President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences signed this memorandum of understanding to ensure the exchange of scientific information between the scientific communities of Turkey and Azerbaijan.

After the signing the protocol, Prof. Şeker gave the statement that the scope of the cooperation activities mentioned in the memorandum of understanding is quite wide and includes all academic fields including science, technology, humanities and social sciences. President Şeker continued as follows: “Every cooperation we have made with Azerbaijan, of course, makes us happy at every stage as two states and a nation. With the memorandum of understanding we signed, our academic cooperation with scientists from Turkey and Azerbaijan will further develop and strengthen. It will encourage our scientists and researchers to exchange scientific knowledge and experience between the two countries through interaction. In addition, cooperation among academic members will be supported to transform advanced research into commercial applications for economic growth and job creation.”

Finally, President Şeker underlined that bilateral scientific meetings such as symposiums, conferences and workshops, exchange of scientists and exchange of information and publications are very important for academies within the framework of the memorandum of understanding.


Prof. Şeker and Prof. Habibbayli informed about the latest publications of the Academy; He presented the National Technology Move and the National Technology Initiative: Social Reflections and Turkey's Future, published within the framework of the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey, as well as the G8&G20 Joint Statements from Science Academies to World Leaders and the Dress Norm of the Ottoman İlmiye Class. During the meeting, TÜBA Principal Member and METU Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Ahmet Nuri Yurdusev also took part.