Necmettin Erbakan University (NEÜ) Rector Prof. Dr. Cem Zorlu said that their goals as a university were Prof. Dr. Necmettin worthy Erbakan’s name and befitting Turkey and known around the world is well known, famous, he pointed out that to become a quality university
KONYA (IGF A) – Necmettin Erbakan University ( NEÜ) Rector Prof. Dr. Cem Zorlu evaluated the year 2020 at the press conference held at the Ahmet Keleşoğlu Faculty of Theology Nezahat Keleşoğlu Conference Hall. NEÜ Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Zekeriya Spear, Prof. Dr. Oğuz Doğan, Prof. Dr. Muhiddin Okumuşlar, NEU Secretary General Abdullah Ecevit Öksüz and local and national press representatives attended.
NEU Rector Prof. Dr. Cem Zorlu, noting that they have become an innovative and dynamic state university with high brand value, promised to add new ones to the achievements they have achieved in 2020. Noting that 364 webinars were held with 84 thousand 376 thousand participants between April and December within the university, Rector Zorlu said that they broadcast 397 hours live in our online activities, 190 thousand 576 people visited the webinar pages, and the webinar recordings we uploaded through the Youtube page He said, “In the light of this information, I would like to express that we are trying to fulfill our purpose of bringing the knowledge and experience to the service of all humanity, especially our country, without confining academic data to campuses.”
as well as the economy and the added value they provide to the industry that they continue to contribute to Turkey’s competitive position in the international context Rector Dr. Zorlu said, “The coming years will be much better for us, we believe in this. We are already seeing his signs. According to URAP, we rose 10 places in the general ranking and 8 places in the ranking of state universities. We moved up 4 ranks among 95 universities established after 2000 and placed 9th. I hope our goal in this category is the summit. In this sense, when we examine those who prefer our university in the first place, there is an increase of 17 percent from 2018 to 2019, and 25 percent from 2019 to 2020. In the next period, we will continue our struggle to continue this trend and reach higher levels. ”
On the other hand, Rector, who also stated that they actively started the NEU Publishing House in 2020 within the scope of publishing activities. Dr. Cem Zorlu has assumed a structure that includes the “printing center” and “Typesetting & Design” units within the “NEÜ Publishing House” and the outputs are now operating under the name of “NEÜ Publications”. Within the scope of our university’s “Institutional Archive and Open Access” policy, we increased the number of our journals from seven in 2020 to 14. We published 29 issues with 442 authors and brought 157 scientific articles to the academy world by including them in our open access. In addition, we made the archive of all scientific journals of about 10 years open access. With the regulations and initiatives we made in this direction, 231 issues and 2,191 articles contributed by 5,915 authors were archived and made available for open access. With an understanding that attaches importance to qualitative development as well as quantitative growth, various activities are carried out in order to increase the recognition of journals in the international arena, increase productivity and increase their impact values. Together with these, we printed 23 books during the year, and we also presented nearly 100 scientific works to the service of the academy community with studies such as abstract papers and symposium books. “