On May 22, 2018, the Eurasian Association of Universities (EURAS) President, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the founder of the Aydin University in Istanbul, Mustafa Aydin visited the Odessa National Polytechnic University.
The guest held a meeting with ONPU rector Oborsky G.O. the discussed topic referring to a long and close cooperation with the Association. Joint activities of ONPU with EURAS have a long tradition overcoming borders in the educational process through the exchange with knowledge and best practices that help bridging the differences between educational and scientific systems guaranteeing both equality and openness to the best educational standards.
Today EURAS unites 128 universities from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine, including ONPU.
The Association is the founder and organizer of international scientific and practical conferences "Universities and Society", which won a great prestige in university community and a widespread international recognition.
At the meeting devoted to discussion of cooperation between ONPU and EURAS, the Odessa National Polytechnic University Rector awarded the honorary title of Honorable Doctor to the Eurasian Association of Universities EURAS President, founder of the "Aydin" University in Istanbul, Mustafa Aydin.
The educational system in the Eurasian space countries follows one model: a powerful fundamental training with mobile active “superstructures” variable depending on the various knowledge branches development, that allows to implement the modern paradigm of acquiring and realizing knowledge through a hierarchical spiral: education - science - innovations - new knowledge in education. In addition, all educators have one goal, i.e. use of knowledge to improve the population’s welfare and life safety. It is a cementing ground for optimism about the successful development of the international educational space.
The Odessa National Polytechnic University hopes for active and fruitful cooperation with the Eurasian Association of Universities and the EURAS president Mustafa Aydin.