CIU Agricultural Sciences and Technology Faculty Awaits for its Prospective Students
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Cyprus International University (CIU) awaits new students in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Baktır, the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology stated that education in the Department of Herbal Production and Technology in the faculty is in English and it has been approved by the Higher Education Council (YÖK) and the Higher Education Planning, Supervision, Accreditation and Coordination Board (YÖDAK).
Baktır recalled that in the new academic year, YÖK and YÖDAK approved Botanical Science and Technology English Programme with / without thesis continues to accept applications and he added that necessary studies was started to open the Ph.D in the next academic year.
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Baktır stated that they aim to educate qualified professionals who are equipped with contemporary professional knowledge and skills in agricultural production areas, who are constantly learning / teaching, producing and contributing to the welfare of the society, in accordance with the scientific principles within the context of the sustainability and ethical principles.
Baktır gave information about the educational possibilities of the Faculty of Agriculture Sciences and Technology of CIU and he stated that the faculty students have an education in the laboratories at the Science and Technology Centre and they have the opportunity to do applied scientific research, practical education and training and internship at 2940 decares Application, Research and Training Farm.
Baktır pointed out that there are modern olive and grape processing plants actively working in the farm, and in the 2030 decare of the farm area field crops such as alfalfa and cereals are grown, 100 decares of poultry and 85 litres of cattle / sheep breeding operations are available.
İbrahim Baktır also stated that CIU provide students an opportunity to pursue their careers in national and international arenas in many branches of agriculture with their collaborations with prestigious institutions both academically and in the sector.
Baktır said that they are working on the registration of their qualifications and he stated that they are in the process of international accreditation as a faculty.