Important Steps from the ODU for International Recognition
Rector of our university Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç visited the Film and TV School (FAMU) and the Czech University of Life Science in Prague to discuss the collaborations that could be held for the exchange of academic staff and graduate students within the scope of Erasmus.
After the meetings held by the faculty members of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University, the Rector. Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç exchanged ideas about the collaborations that can be realized between the Film and TV School in Prague and our University in order to increase the students' theoretical knowledge and practical experience. After the interviews, the FAMU officials stated that all opportunities for quotas, scholarships, exchange of students and faculty members could be shared with the University.
FAMU Among the World's Oldest Film Schools
Film and TV School (FAMU), is the part of the Academy of Performing Arts which was established after World War II in 1947, and it is the fifth oldest film school in the world. Among his alumni are many directors and screenwriters, many of whom have received awards in Oscar-winning or international film festivals. The institution is divided into 11 sections; it is the center of many works such as editing directorate, documentary directing, script writing, animation, cinematography, sound, editing, production, photography and inter-disciplinary audiovisual.
Cooperation with Czech University of Life Science founded 112 years ago
During the visit to the Czech University of Life Science in Prague, Rector. Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç met with Vice Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Dr. Michal Lostak. During the meeting, ideas were exchanged on various subjects such as international student and international studies carried out by Czech University of Life Science. Rector Yarılgaç also examined the conservation of tropical and sub-tropical plants as a gene source in the laboratories of the Faculty of Tropical Agricultural Sciences at the university. He received information from the authorities about the possible cooperation of our university students in international projects.
Founded in 1906 and having a history of 112 years, the Czech University of Life Science has more than 18,000 students, 10% of whom are international. The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Livestock, Food and Natural Resources Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Tropical Agriculture and the Institute of Education and Communication continue to teach at the university where 6 faculties and 1 institute are located.
Rector Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç expressed the importance of exchanging information about the international studies: “We have discussed various topics with the School of Film and TV, which have a respected place in the world both within the academic and artistic boundaries, to cooperate on academic staff and graduate exchange, as well as to carry out joint studies in fields of application such as information and technology transfer. With this kind of inter-agency consultations, we support both the academic staff and our students to continue to produce projects with international quality. On this occasion, I would like to thank the directors of the Film and TV School for their desire to create a common area of work with their ideas. We also exchanged views with Czech University of Life Science on various topics such as participation in international projects, joint research and development studies and student exchange. Due to this very fruitful visit, I would also like to thank Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Michal Lostak.”