Cooperation Protocol Signed with Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute

The cooperation protocol signed by and between Yunus Emre Institute and Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute will facilitate cooperation between Turkey and South Korea, particularly in the field of astronomy. 

A cooperation protocol was signed by and between Yunus Emre Institute and Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute.

The protocol became official via the signing ceremony held prior to the "International Islamic Science and Technology Seminar" jointly held by the two institutions on Jeju Island. The protocol paves the ground for various cooperation efforts between Turkey and South Korea, particularly in the field of astronomy.

ACADEMICIAN EXCHANGE AND SPECIAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

The protocol will not only increase an exchange of know-how and experience between Turkey and South Korea in various scientific fields, particularly in astronomy, in coordination with the Turkish Academic and Scientific Cooperation Project (TASCP) run by Yunus Emre Institute under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey but also allow for research, an exchange of academicians and various exclusive research projects.

Once the restrictions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted the whole world, are phased out, research support schemes will be adopted between the two countries. These schemes will set the basis for joint work between Korean astronomical researchers and Turkish researchers.

Following the signing of the agreement, the two institutions organized an international seminar called "International Islamic Science and Technology Seminar", a seminar on science and technology exchange. The international seminar hosted various presentations on the trends and historical exchanges of astronomical research between the Korean and Islamic regions.