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SECTORAL Salt and Salt Based Strategic Products

The "SECTORAL Salt and Salt-Based Strategic Products" specialization project will be carried out within the scope of the Higher Education Institution's "Regional Development Oriented Mission Differentiation and Specialization Project". "With the Regional Development Focused Mission Differentiation and Specialization Project, our universities primary activities such as education-training and research-development, as well as the effective use of the natural, economic, commercial, industrial and social potential of the province and region in which they are located, and to contribute to the development of local economic life, It is aimed to train the human resources needed by the region.

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CAKU took its place among Specialized Universities
09 February 2024, Friday | Duyuru

CAKU took its place among Specialized Universities

Higher Education Council (YÖK) President Prof. Dr. Erol Özvar announced the results of the 5th call period within the scope of the Regional Development Oriented Mission Differentiation and Specialization project. Accordingly, Çankırı Karatekin University (ÇAKÜ) took its place among the Specialized Universities. Our Rector Prof. Dr. Harun Çiftçi received the Specialized University Certificate from YÖK President Prof. Dr. Özvar at the ceremony attended by Çankırı Governor M. Fırat Taşolar and Çankırı Deputy M. Emin Akbaşoğlu.CAKU WAS SELECTED AMONG 15 UNIVERSITIES THAT APPLIEDHigher Education Council President Prof. Dr. Özvar said, "As Higher Education Council, we have adopted a planning understanding and approach focused on diversity, differentiation and regional development in all processes of higher education in line with the goal of increasing diversity in higher education, which is expressed in the 11th Development Plan of our state. In this context, we consider our work on the specialization of our universities with a focus on mission differentiation, which is one of our most important initiatives in the nature of structural change, and we plan to strengthen our activities in this field together with our universities and all our stakeholders in the future. In this meeting, we announce to the public the participation of 3 new universities determined as a result of the evaluations made by our Commission and the Higher Education Executive Board among 15 universities that applied to the `Regional Development Oriented Mission Differentiation and Specialization` project, which is currently being carried out by our Presidency with the participation of 22 universities so far. Thus, the number of universities within the scope of the project has increased to 25. As a result of the evaluations made, Bitlis Eren University has succeeded in being included in the project in the field of `Tourism`, Çankırı Karatekin University in the field of `Sectoral Salt and Salt-Based Strategic Products` and Osmaniye Korkutata University in the field of `Renewable Energy and Battery Technologies`. I would like to congratulate our universities."

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CAKU is the world`s first specialized university in the field of salt.
09 February 2024, Friday | Duyuru

CAKU is the world`s first specialized university in the field of salt.

ÇANKIRI Karatekin University (ÇAKÜ) has been selected as a "Regional Development Oriented Mission Differentiation and Specialization University" by YOK in the field of "Sectoral Salt and Salt Based Strategic Products". Our Rector Prof. Dr. Harun Çiftçi, who organized a press conference on the subject at the Senate Hall of Uluyazı Rectorate Building, said that they will be able to contribute more to both Çankırı and the country with the project. Our Rector Prof. Dr. Harun Çiftçi said, "Çankırı Karatekin University has aimed to serve the society since its establishment and in this direction, it has emphasized both human orientation and human development in its strategic plan. It has also carried out studies on regional resources in order to make the best use of the country`s potentials. The fact that Çankırı has the world`s largest salt reserves in Çankırı has created a focus for Çankırı Karatekin University, and for this reason, we had declared the contributions of our university to this field by determining a strategy, taking into account the group studies, workshops, sector demands and bottlenecks in the industry. At the point we have reached today, we have presented a project for the creation of new sectoral areas, especially from art to tourism, from production to health, and from branding to marketing. This project proposal was evaluated by the Executive Board of the Council of Higher Education, the Presidential Strategy and Budget Presidency and the experts of the Ministry of Industry and Technology and was deemed worthy of support, and as of today, we have found service opportunities that will lead to human, industrial and economic development in our country."

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SECTORAL Salt and Salt Based
Strategic Products

With its "Sectoral Salt and Salt-Based Strategic Products" specialization project, Çankırı Karatekin University aims to move Çankırı, which is in a leading position in terms of rich rock salt reserves, further with a vision focused on quality, sustainability and innovation.

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