Support from the İTÜ to the Faculty of Engineering at Djibouti

by İTÜ | Mar 22, 2018
Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ), which has transferred its technical...

Istanbul Technical University (İTÜ), which has transferred its technical know-how to the different corners of the world, has undertaken the founding of the Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering Departments on the new campus of Djibouti University. 

Work carried out within the scope of the "Bilateral Cooperation Agreement in Education" signed between İTÜ and Djibouti University continues at full speed. For two years, our scientists regularly traveled to the African country of Djibouti to convey their knowledge. Djibouti University, which had previously been settled scattered around various parts of the city, now has a new campus with the support of İTÜ. İTÜ has undertaken the founding of the Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering Departments on the campus which will contain 5 faculties and 2 instİTÜtes.

The İTÜ Electrical and Electronics Engineering Faculty Dean also attended 

The opening of the campus was held in a magnificent ceremony. In attendance at the ceremony were, on behalf of İTÜ, Dean of the İTÜ Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Prof. Dr. Serhat Şeker, Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, Djibouti Minister of Higher Education and Research, Nabil Mohamed Ahmed, Rector of Djibouti University, Djama Mohamed Hassan, and Dean of Engineering Faculty, Abdoulkader Ibrahim Idriss. 

Thanks to İTÜ

At the opening ceremony, which started with Djibouti folk dances and demonstrations, the Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dean Professor. Dr. Serhat Şeker wore Djibouti University’s gown. Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh, speaking at the ceremony, thanked Prof. Dr. Şeker for İTÜ’s contributions. Prof. Dr. Şeker emphasized the importance of the collaboration with İTÜ, stating:

"We are happy to contribute to the construction of the Electrical and Civil Engineering Departments in Djibouti. We attach great importance to bilateral cooperation. The Djibouti University Engineering Faculty, Electrical Engineering and Civil Engineering departments, which we have contributed to the preparation of lesson plans previously, and to which we have conveyed our knowledge on vocational and foreign language learning, will be graduating its first students this year. We will continue on our collaborations."