In the written statement made by YÖK, it was stated that new projects were initiated in order to enable doctoral students and researchers to conduct research at international standards.
In the statement, it was emphasized that researches will be encouraged in the universities that have been among the top 700 in the world rankings in the last 3 years with the “International Researcher Projects”.
“With the Academic Accumulation Project, YÖK recruited a total of 200 faculty members from universities, within the scope of overseas academic leave, in the electronics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, chemistry, machinery-electrical equipment, automotive, rail system vehicles, agriculture and defense industries included in the 11th Development Plan. He will send them abroad to do research in their fields.
In the statement, it was stated that the faculty members who will benefit from this right will be given 20 thousand liras per month, as well as 10 thousand liras of transportation support, and it was reminded that the maximum period of assignment abroad as academic leave is 9 months.
In the statement, which is noted that the details of the application dates and applications will be announced by YÖK later, the conditions sought for candidates who want to benefit from this right are stated as follows:
“To be a citizen of the Republic of Turkey and still working as a faculty member in a state higher education institution. Being on paid leave periods within the scope of additional article 33 of the Higher Education Law No. 2547. Equivalency from YÖKDİL, YDS, E-YDS or ÖSYM done in the last 3 years. To certify the language test result showing that you have obtained at least 80 points from an accepted international foreign language exam in the language in which you will study University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP), Times Higher Education (THE), Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai) and World University In the world university rankings made by the Rankings (QS), one of the top 700 universities in the last 3 years will be selected for a maximum of 9 months, including electronics, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, chemistry, machinery-electrical equipment, automotive a ‘guest researcher’ or equivalent to conduct academic studies in the fields of rail system vehicles, agriculture and defense industry receive a letter of invitation in status.”