Statement from YÖK after our news about the equivalence victims

The statement said, “The files are not decided, but after 23 seconds of examination for days.” Pointing out that the meeting of the Executive Board of Higher Education is the last stage of the equivalence process, the statement said, “Many transactions regarding the files have been completed until this stage, and the final approval is received only for the opinions in the commission reports. This is why the approval speed is short.


Regarding the rejection of the equivalence application of Turgay Erkekli, a law graduate from Kosovo Iliria College-Illiriye Royal University, who had an equivalence problem in our news, it was determined that the passport entry and exit records and the Provincial Police Department, where Erkekli stayed for only 34 days in Kosovo between 2015-2018, were taken as a basis. was recorded by means of At the meeting of the Recognition and Equivalency Commission held on 11 December 2018, it was stated that Turgay Erkekli was of the opinion that it would be appropriate to reject the equivalence application, since the applicant would not be able to achieve the gains of legal education in a short time he stayed in Kosovo. It was stated that this opinion was conveyed to the Higher Education Executive Board and it was rejected within the framework of the commission’s opinion.

It is stated that the local court decided in line with the decision of the Executive Board of Higher Education in the case brought by Erkekli and said, “As a result, no mistakes were made by us in terms of time and compliance with the legislation, and this situation was confirmed by the relevant court as a result of the lawsuit filed by the applicant. For this reason, the claims that the decisions taken regarding equivalence were brought to the court do not reflect the truth, since the cases were decided in a very short time.”

Source: Cumhuriyet Gazetesi – Güncel by

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