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Institution Regulation





Purpose, Scope, Basis and Definitions


ARTICLE 1 –  (1) The purpose of this Regulation; It is to regulate the procedures and principles regarding the objectives, areas of activity, management bodies, duties of the management bodies and way of working of Ibn Haldun University Turkish Teaching Application and Research Center (IHU TÖMER).


ARTICLE 2 –  (1) This Regulation; It covers the provisions regarding the purpose of IHU TÖMER, its fields of activity, management bodies, duties of management bodies and way of working.


ARTICLE 3 –  (1) This Regulation has been prepared based on subparagraph (2) of clause (d) of the first paragraph of Article 7 and article 14 of the Higher Education Law No. 2547 dated 4/11/1981.


ARTICLE 4 –  (1) In this Regulation;

a) Advisory Board: Advisory Board of the Center,

b) Center: Ibn Haldun University Turkish Teaching Application and Research Center (IHU TÖMER),

c) Director: Director of the Center,

c) Rector: Rector of Ibn Haldun University,

d) Senate: Ibn Haldun University Senate,

e) University: Ibn Haldun University,

f) Board of Directors: The Board of Directors of the Center, 



Purpose of the Center, Fields of Activity, Management Bodies and Duties

Purpose and areas of activity of the center

ARTICLE 5 –  (1) The purpose and areas of activity of the center;

a) To teach Turkish in Türkiye and abroad and to open branches in Türkiye and abroad in accordance with the relevant legislation in order to promote Turkey and Turkish culture,

b) To prepare programs by conducting practices and research on the teaching of Turkish, to develop methods and projects, to prepare Turkish curricula for academic and professional purposes, to organize courses for this purpose,

c) To conduct comparative studies between the teaching of Turkish and other languages, to produce and publish printed, visual and multimedia teaching tools,

ç) To organize Turkish language exams in Türkiye and abroad and to issue certificates when necessary,

d) To carry out joint education, research, application and publication activities with various institutions and organizations in Türkiye and abroad regarding the teaching of Turkish, within the framework of bilateral and international agreements,

e) To organize workshops, meetings, training and internship programs for professional experience for Turkish teaching staff and students and graduates of departments related to Turcology of universities in Türkiye and abroad, and to issue certificates when necessary,

f) To prepare distance education programs and exams to popularize Turkish teaching, to implement them in Türkiye and abroad, to ensure student and faculty exchange and sharing of educational tools by collaborating with various universities and language centers abroad,

g) To organize seminars, courses and meetings in order to support research and practices related to the teaching of Turkish, to encourage scientific studies and to announce and closely monitor the research conducted,

g) To teach the Turkish language to foreign children and adults living in Turkey and to children and adults of Turkish origin living abroad, and to organize culture and adaptation courses,

h) Participating in fairs for foreign language teaching and opening promotion tables there in order to closely follow the developments in Turkish teaching,

i) To organize social and cultural events, trips, shows and give awards in Türkiye and abroad in order to promote Turkey and Turkish culture and to encourage learning Turkish,

i) To organize courses in languages ​​such as Ottoman, Azeri, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Turkmen Turkish, as well as Turkey Turkish,

j) To carry out other activities recommended by the Rectorate and/or decided by the Central Executive Board.


Management bodies of the center and their duties

ARTICLE 6 –  (1) The governing bodies of the center are:

a) Center Manager,

b) Central Executive Board,

c) Central Advisory Board.

Center Manager and his duties

ARTICLE 7 –  (1) The Center Director is appointed by the Rector from among the faculty members of the University for a maximum of three years. The Center Manager serves as a full-time manager. The Director whose term of office has expired may be reappointed. In cases where the Center Manager cannot be on duty for more than six months, his/her duty ends. (2) The Director selects a maximum of two people from among the faculty members working at the University as assistants to assist in their work when necessary, and the Deputy Director is assigned with the approval of the Rector and can be replaced by the Rector with the same procedure. Deputy Directors attend Board of Directors meetings without the right to vote. When the director is not on duty, he leaves one of his assistants as deputy. When the director's duty ends, his assistant's duty also ends.

(3) The duties of the Center Manager are as follows:

a) Representing the center and chairing the Board of Directors,

b) To make assignments required by the center's work,

c) To ensure that the education, research, application and publication activities, events and exams of the Center are carried out regularly,

d) To carry out general supervision and control over the work at the head office and branches and the duties and responsibilities of personnel at all levels,

d) To convey the general needs and suggestions regarding the research and application activities of the Center to the Rector,

e) To prepare the year-end activity report and submit it to the Rector after obtaining the opinion of the Board of Directors.

Central Board of Directors and its duties

ARTICLE 8 –  (1) The Board of Directors consists of a total of five people, including the Director and four members appointed by the Rector from among the University faculty members. The term of office of the members of the Board of Directors is a maximum of three years. A member whose term of office has expired may be reappointed. A new member is appointed to replace the member who resigns for any reason, using the same procedure, to complete the remaining term.

(2) The Board of Directors meets at least three times a year upon the invitation of the Director and, when necessary, upon the call of the Center Director, and takes decisions by discussing the agenda items prepared by the Director. The Board of Directors meets with the absolute majority of the total number of members and decisions are taken by majority vote.

(3) The duties of the Central Executive Board are as follows:

a) To make decisions regarding the education, scientific research, consultancy and publication activities of the Center and to determine the principles regarding these activities,

b) When necessary, to make suggestions regarding the establishment of units related to the activities of the Center, opening courses and recruiting personnel,

c) To determine the principles regarding the establishment of new units and opening of branches, and to make recommendations to the Rector on the closure of existing branches deemed necessary,

ç) To determine and prepare the principles regarding the operation of the branches in accordance with the relevant legislation provisions and to present the prepared principles to the University Board of Directors,

d) To make suggestions to the Rector regarding the fees and discounts to be applied in the branches,

e) To determine the principles and procedures of studies to be carried out jointly with domestic and foreign organizations,

f) To determine the principles regarding the issuance of participation certificates, certificates and similar documents at the end of the training programs and to recommend them to the Senate,

g) Evaluating the opinions and suggestions of the Advisory Board and reporting to the next Advisory Board on which ones have been put into practice and what benefits have been achieved,

g) To evaluate the report to be prepared by the Director at the end of each activity period and to make suggestions for the Center's work program for the next year,

h) To evaluate and decide on the issues brought by the Director regarding the management of the Center.

Central Advisory Board and its duties

ARTICLE 9 –  (1) The Advisory Board consists of at least five and at most fifteen people who have worked or are working on relevant issues. Members of the Advisory Board are appointed by the Rector upon the proposal of the Director for a maximum of three years. Members from outside the University or abroad can also be elected as members of the Advisory Board. The Director is the natural chairman of the Advisory Board.

(2) The Advisory Board meets on a date to be determined by the Director when deemed necessary by the Board of Directors. There is no majority requirement to hold a meeting. When deemed necessary, the Director may request Headquarters and branch managers to attend the Advisory Board meetings.

(3) The Advisory Board makes suggestions and recommendations regarding the work of the Centre.


Miscellaneous and Final Provisions

Staff need

ARTICLE 10 –  (1) The academic, technical and administrative personnel needs of the Center are met by the personnel to be appointed by the Rector upon the recommendation of the Director, in accordance with Article 13 of Law No. 2547.

spending authority

ARTICLE 11 –  (1) The spending authority of the center is the Rector. The Rector may delegate this authority to the Director.

Situations for which there is no provision

ARTICLE 12 –  (1) In cases where there is no provision in this Regulation, other relevant legislation provisions and the decisions of the Senate and the Board of Directors apply.


ARTICLE 13 –  (1) This Regulation shall enter into force on the date of its publication.


ARTICLE 14 –  (1) The provisions of this Regulation shall be enforced by the Rector of Ibn Haldun University.