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Great Opportunity for EMU Tourism and Hospitality Management Students
Published Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2019
As a result of the collaboration protocol signed between the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and Virginia Tech University, which is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading universities, EMU Tourism Faculty students have obtained the opportunity to continue their studies in the United States of America. The agreement foresees that EMU Tourism Faculty students will study in the USA for a year after completing three years at EMU. Virginia Tech University’s Tourism and Hospitality Management program is ranked third in the USA. Releasing a statement on the matter, EMU Tourism Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç highlighted the importance of international academic collaborations in terms of contribution to student development whilst emphasizing that they play a key role in the goal of internationalization.
“Confidence in Quality of Education”
Prof. Dr. Kılıç underlined that students who complete their first three years at EMU Tourism Faculty will be able to continue their education in the USA indicating that students who wish to do so can continue to take postgraduate courses at Virginia Tech University. Noting that the agreement made is 3+1+1, Prof. Dr. Kılıç stated that the collaboration with Virginia Tech University, which is one of the leading universities in not just the USA but the world, is a sign of the confidence in the quality of education at EMU. Indicating that they are proud of this fact, Prof. Dr. Kılıç concluded by highlighting that students who complete their fourth year in the USA will gain important experience, vision and development without having to pay any extra fees.