The 5th Annual Congress of Caucasus Universities Association was held in Tabriz in collaboration with Tabriz University and Tabriz University of Medical Sciences on 19 May, 2015.
The congress which was attended by Professor Ramazan Korkmaz, Chairman of Caucasus Universities Association, and 70 chancellors of Caucasian universities focused on discussing the collaborative aspects and improving academic relations between the universities of Caucasus region.
In his speech, Dr. Korkmaz emphasized the geopolitical and strategic status of the Caucasian countries and asked the attendees for more cultural, scientific and technological bonds between the universities of the region. He also gave a brief report of the measurements taken in the recent years.
Afterwards, other lecturers took the platform and expressed their ideas on how to improve academic status of the member universities. Finally, 8 new universities from Turkey, Iran and Cyprus were added to the Caucasus Universities Association through signing a protocol.
The next congress will be held in Cyprus.