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Application Regulations for 2021-2022 Accreditation Cycle Determined (posted on 23.12.2020)

For the application regulations to MÜDEK accreditation in the 2021-2022 accreditation cycle, click here >>>>>.

ATTENTION: Application deadline is January 29, 2021.

ATTENTION: No first time general review applications will be taken for the 2021-2022 accreditation cycle.

Filiz B. Dilek Attended EPDAD Congress (Posted on 21.12.2020)

MÜDEK-MAK Chair Filiz B. Dilek attended as MÜDEK representative IV. International Teacher Education and Accreditation Congress organized by EPDAD (Association for Teacher Training Programs Evaluation and Accreditation) held on December 19-21, 2020, and she delivered a presentation titled Remote Program Evaluation at Times of Pandemic on December 19, 2020.

To download the presentation (in Turkish), click here

Accreditation Evaluation Fees and Payments for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Evaluation Cycles (posted on 15.12.2020)

The information on the 2020-2021 ve 2021-2022 accreditation evaluation fees and payments for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 evaluation cycles can be reached here >>>>>

New MÜDEK Member (posted on 03.12.2020)

Application of Yakup Emre Çoruhlu, who has been serving as MÜDEK volunteer, to become member of MÜDEK Association is accepted by MÜDEK Executive Board at its meeting on December 01, 2020. We welcome him for extending his contributions to MÜDEK as "MÜDEK member".

New MÜDEK Document - Consistency Control Guidelines (posted on 03.12.2020)

A MÜDEK document Consistency Control Guidelines proposed by MAK is accepted as Version 1.0 (in Turkish) at the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on December 01, 2020 and published.

Click to reach the document (in Turkish) >>>>>

MÜDEK General Assembly (posted on 03.12.2020)

In line with the decision of General Directorate of Civil Society, MÜDEK 2020 General Assembly which was scheduled to meet on December 04, 2020 will meet at MÜDEK Headquarters located at Esentepe Mahallesi Zincirlidere Cad. No. 86 Meriçoğlu Plaza D.4, İstanbul with the following agenda at 14:00 hours on March 05, 2021, Friday. If no quorum is reached, then it will meet with the same agenda at the same place 8 days later on March 13, 2021, Saturday.

Agenda:
  1. Opening and moment of silence
  2. Election of Chairing Board
  3. Discussion and acceptance of the agenda and its amendments
  4. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Executive Board activity report for the past term, financial balance and income-expense tables for 2019
  5. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Auditing Board report
  6. Acquittal of Executive Board
  7. Discussion and acceptance of budget proposal for 2020
  8. Decision on membership fees for 2021
  9. Presentation of budget proposals for 2021 and 2022
  10. Discussion and acceptance of proposed amendments on the Operational Regulations
  11. Wishes
  12. Closure

MÜDEK General Assembly (posted on 03.11.2020)

In line with the decision of General Directorate of Civil Society, MÜDEK 2020 General Assembly which was scheduled to meet on November 14, 2020 will meet at MÜDEK Headquarters located at Esentepe Mahallesi Zincirlidere Cad. No. 86 Meriçoğlu Plaza D.4, İstanbul with the following agenda at 11:00 hours on December 04, 2020, Friday. If no quorum is reached, then it will meet with the same agenda at the same place 8 days later on December 12, 2020, Saturday.

Agenda:
  1. Opening and moment of silence
  2. Election of Chairing Board
  3. Discussion and acceptance of the agenda and its amendments
  4. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Executive Board activity report for the past term, financial balance and income-expense tables for 2019
  5. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Auditing Board report
  6. Acquittal of Executive Board
  7. Discussion and acceptance of budget proposal for 2020
  8. Decision on membership fees for 2021
  9. Presentation of budget proposals for 2021 and 2022
  10. Discussion and acceptance of proposed amendments on the Operational Regulations
  11. Wishes
  12. Closure

M. Yavuz Erçil Elected as ENAEE Administrative Council Member (Posted on 27.09.2020)

M. Yavuz Erçil, member and former Secretary General of MÜDEK, is elected as the member of Administrative Council (AC) of the ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education) at the General Assembly (GA) meeting of ENAEE, which MÜDEK is a member of. The GA meeting took place on September 18, 2020 and his 3 year term of AC membership will start on January 01, 2021. Thus, MÜDEK will be represented by two members in the 9-member AC of ENAEE .

We congratulate M. Yavuz Erçil for getting elected for this post in the upper administration of this umbrella organization in the area of accreditation of engineering education in Europe and wish him a successful service at this post.

MÜDEK Directive on Policies and Procedures for Evaluation and Accreditation Updated (Posted on 21.09.2020)

The document MÜDEK Directive on Policies and Procedures for Evaluation and Accreditation is updated as Version 3.1 in the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on September 15, 2020. Procedures to be used in case when an institution cannot be visited due to any force majeure (epidemic, natural disasters, security, etc.) are also covered in the new version of the document.

Click to access the updated version of the document (in Turkish): >>>>>

Rules on Participation of Student Evaluators in MÜDEK Evaluation Teams Updated (Posted on 21.09.2020)

The document Rules on Participation of Student Evaluators in MÜDEK Evaluation Teams is updated as Version 1.2 in the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on September 15, 2020. Procedures to be used in case when an institution cannot be visited due to any force majeure (epidemic, natural disasters, security, etc.) are also covered in the new version of the document.

Click to access the updated version of the document (in Turkish): >>>>>

Bülent Özgüler Conducted the DEPAD-UDEPAK Evaluator Training Workshop in Virtual Environment as MÜDEK Trainer (Posted on 18.09.2020)

A. Bülent Özgüler, MÜDEK member and Former Chair of MÜDEK-MAK, conducted the evaluator training held on September 12, 2020 for members of DEPAD-UDEPAK (Association for Accreditation of Dentistry Education Programs - National Dental Education Accreditation Board)

The workshop was carried out by video conferencing method in Zoom environment and participated by 11 university representatives. Video presentations on UDEPAK Accreditation Process, Undergraduate Programs Evaluation Criteria, Before, During and After Visits, Consistency in Evaluations, Behavioral Aspect in Evaluation Process, and Report Writing were watched at the workshop. In addition to the presentations, the participants worked on different case studies in 4 different groups in 3 different sessions in virtual rooms.

First Program Evaluator Training of 2020 Held in Virtual Environment (Posted on 08.09.2020))

MÜDEK Program Evaluator Training, which had been planned to be held in June 2020 and postponed due to the pandemic, was held in two parts in the virtual environment.

The first part of the training was carried out between 28 August and 04 September 2020 in the form of individual work over a classroom created for this purpose in Google Classroom. In Part 1, the participants watched video presentations about the introduction, the evaluation process and evaluation criteria of MÜDEK and made individual studies on various case studies.

The second part of the training was conducted on 05-06 September 2020, in two sessions, using video conferencing. In this part, which was conducted in the workshop format, the participants worked on various case studies in small groups in virtual rooms and watched presentations on Consistency in Evaluation Decisions, Behavioral Dimension in Evaluation Process and Report Preparation.

The training was attended by eight program evaluator candidates, five of which were academics and three from the business world. It is conducted by Erbil Payzın and Şebnem Baydere.

New MÜDEK Document - Considerations in Preparing the Supplementary Self-Assessment Report (posted on 24.08.2020)

A MÜDEK document Considerations in Preparing the Supplementary Self-Assessment Report proposed by MAK is accepted as Version 1.0 (in Turkish) at the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on August 24, 2020 and published.

Click to reach the document >>>>>

New MÜDEK Document - Remote Program Evaluation Manual(posted on 24.08.2020)

A MÜDEK document Remote Program Evaluation Manual proposed by MAK is accepted as Version 1.0 (in Turkish) at the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on August 24, 2020 and published.

Click to reach the document >>>>>

MÜDEK General Assembly (posted on 11.08.2020)

In line with the decision of General Directorate of Civil Society, MÜDEK 2020 General Assembly which was scheduled to meet on August 21, 2020 will meet at MÜDEK Headquarters located at Esentepe Mahallesi Zincirlidere Cad. No. 86 Meriçoğlu Plaza D.4, İstanbul with the following agenda at 14:00 hours on November 07, 2020, Saturday. If no quorum is reached, then it will meet with the same agenda at the same place 7 days later on November 14, 2020, Saturday.

Agenda:
  1. Opening and moment of silence
  2. Election of Chairing Board
  3. Discussion and acceptance of the agenda and its amendments
  4. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Executive Board activity report for the past term, financial balance and income-expense tables for 2019
  5. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Auditing Board report
  6. Acquittal of Executive Board
  7. Discussion and acceptance of budget proposal for 2020
  8. Decision on membership fees for 2021
  9. Presentation of budget proposals for 2021 and 2022
  10. Discussion and acceptance of proposed amendments on the Operational Regulations
  11. Wishes
  12. Closure

A. Bülent Özgüler To Speak in UNESCO/WFEO/IEA Consultation Webinar (posted on 15.07.2020, updated on 22.07.2020)

A. Bülent Özgüler, Former Chair of MÜDEK MAK, will deliver a speech in the UNESCO/WFEO/IEA Consultation Webinar to be held on July 18, 2020 in order to make consultations with WFEO (World Federation of Engineering Organization) members and partners on the Updated Draft Review of IEA (International Engineering Alliance) Graduate Attribute and Professional Competency (GAPC) Framework prepared by the IEA-WFEO Joint Working Group chaired by him.

All documentation, webinar presentations, and information on the feedback comments sought about the Updated Draft of GAPC Framework by August 31, 2020 can be reached at the web page Consultation with WFEO Members and partners on Proposed Updated IEA Benchmark for Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies.

Filiz B. Dilek to Attend 7th Bioengineering Summit (posted on 10.07.2020)

MÜDEK-MAK Chair Filiz B. Dilek will attend as MÜDEK representative the 7th Bioengineering Summit to be held online by İstanbul Bilgi University on July 23, 2020.

MÜDEK General Assembly (posted on 10.07.2020)

MÜDEK 2020 General Assembly will meet at MÜDEK Headquarters located at Esentepe Mahallesi Zincirlidere Cad. No. 86 Meriçoğlu Plaza D.4, İstanbul with the following agenda at 14:00 hours on August 21, 2020, Friday. If no quorum is reached, then it will meet with the same agenda at the same place on August 29, 2020, Saturday.

Agenda:
  1. Opening and moment of silence
  2. Election of Chairing Board
  3. Discussion and acceptance of the agenda and its amendments
  4. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Executive Board activity report for the past term, financial balance and income-expense tables for 2019
  5. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Auditing Board report
  6. Acquittal of Executive Board
  7. Discussion and acceptance of budget proposal for 2020
  8. Decision on membership fees for 2021
  9. Presentation of budget proposals for 2021 and 2022
  10. Discussion and acceptance of proposed amendments on the Operational Regulations
  11. Wishes
  12. Closure

Internet and E-mail Service Interruption (Posted on 02.07.2020) 

Due to a planned maintenance work at our internet and e-mail servers, there might be some short interruptions in reaching to MÜDEK website and mudek.org.tr e-mails for a 3-hour time frame between 03:00 and 06:00 hours on July 05, 2020, Sunday.
MAK Accreditation Decision Meeting (Posted on: 01.07.2020)
 
MAK meeting at which accreditation decisions for 2020 are made is held on 27.06.2020. In the meeting, out of 42 engineering programs evaluated in the 2019-2020 accreditation cycle, full term accreditation is granted to 5 programs, extended accreditation until next general review is granted to 15 programs, accreditation with interim review is granted to 22 programs.

For the updated list of accredited programs based on these decisions made in the meeting, click here  >>>>>
Serhan Başer Takes over MÜDEK Secretary General Post from Yavuz Erçil (Posted on: 01.07.2020) 

M. Yavuz Erçil who has been serving as the MÜDEK Secretary General since October 01, 2010 steps down from this post as of July 01, 2020 by his own decision and Z. Serhan Başer who has been currently serving as the MÜDEK Accreditation Manager takes over MÜDEK Secretary General post as of today.

We like to thank to M. Yavuz Erçil for his professional contributions during his 10-year tenure, a critical period in which MÜDEK operations grew in scale and intensify in terms of relationships with international umbrella organizations in accreditation. We also wish success to Z. Serhan Başer in his new position.
Job Reorganization in MÜDEK Office (Posted on: 01.07.2020) 

The following job reorganization becomes effective in the MÜDEK Office as of July 01, 2020:
  • Şahika Tezcan who has been currently serving as Administrative and Financial Manager is appointed as Vice Secretary General.
  • Buse Yılmaz who has been currently serving as Office Manager is appointed as Administrative and Financial Manager.
We wish success to Şahika Tezcan and Buse Yılmaz in their new positions.
Bülent Özgüler and Yavuz Erçil Attended IEA - Washington Accord Meeting (Posted on 22.06.2020)

Bülent Özgüler, Former Chair of MÜDEK MAK and Yavuz Erçil, MÜDEK Secretary General attended as MÜDEK representatives to the Meeting of Washington Accord of the IEA (International Engineering Alliance) on June 22, 2020, which was originally planned to take place in Cape Town, South Africa during June 21-26, 2020 but changed to an online meeting due to COVID-10 outbreak.
COVID-19 - MÜDEK Office Reopens (Posted on 05.06.2020)

MÜDEK Office, which has been closed for a while due to measures taken against the COVID-19 pandemic, will reopen with half capacity on June 08, 2020, Monday as a part of the normalization process.

Hoping that our stakeholders will accept any inconveniencies that might occur with understanding during this extraordinary era that we all have been living in.
Filiz Dilek Attended the Accreditation Institutions Information and Evaluation Video Conference Meeting (Posted on 21.04.2020)
Filiz Dilek, MÜDEK-MAK Chair, representing MÜDEK, attended the Information and Evaluation video conference meeting organized by YÖKAK (Higher Education Quality Board) on April 9, 2020, with the participation of 15 accreditation organizations and YÖKAK members.

In the meeting,
  1. Strengths and aspects that are open to improvement that emerged within the scope of the monitoring processes of accreditation organizations were presented to the organizations,
  2. Information was given about the entry and updating of accredited program data via the Accreditation Institutions System (AKSİS) and
  3. Opinions and suggestions of the accreditation organizations within the scope of the following topics were taken:
    1. Accreditation activities during Covid-19 pandemic period
    2. Remote evaluation approaches
    3. Quality assurance practices in distance education

New Type Coronavirus - MÜDEK Decisions (Posted on 30.03.2020)

At the meeting held on March 25, 2020, the MÜDEK Executive Board decided to take the following measures in line with the efforts started across the country due to the new Corona virus Covid-19.

  1. All association activities being postponed and YÖK having allowed to switch to on-line education in universities due to the circular of the Ministry of Interior, dated March 16, 2020, MÜDEK assessments, including the visits not yet realized as of 18 March 2020 to be postponed to the 2020-2021 period.
  2. The process regarding the visits that took place before this date to be continued as planned, the accreditation decisions to be announced on 01.07.2020 after the MAK accreditation decision meeting to be held at the end of June 2020,
  3. In line with the decisions taken at the MAK meeting numbered 2020-2, the ongoing evaluations that have been transformed from the visit to the report or to the evaluation in virtual environment and the ongoing evaluations to be continued in accordance with the planned schedule,
  4. In this context, for the 2019-2020 accreditation period;
    1. The evaluations of the programs that have applied for evaluation for the first time to be made in the 2020-2021 period and their accreditation -in case the accreditation is given- to be started as of 01 May 2021,
    2. Prolonging the accreditation of the programs that have applied for re-evaluation, interim evaluation and show cause evaluation until 30 September 2021 and evaluating these programs in the 2020-2021 evaluation period,
    3. The evaluations of the programs that have applied for interim evaluation and show cause evaluation and other than the applications in articles 2 and 3 above, should be evaluated in the period of 2020-2021, and the decision of "Show Cause" to be given for the programs in which the weaknesses in the previous evaluation are found to continue,
    4. Continuation of the evaluation by report processes without interruption, if the team and the institution find it appropriate,
  5. The evaluation of the accreditation applications made in the 2020-2021 period to be be carried out in the 2021-2022 period,
    1. Submission of the Self-Assessment and Interim Reports, which should be taken from the programs in this period, in July 2021 instead of July 2020,
    2. The accreditation of programs whose accreditation will expire on 30 September 2021, to be extended until 30 September 2022,
  6. In the period of 2021-2022, no new applications to be received for the first time general review, only re-evaluation and interim evaluation applications to be received.

Circular of the Ministry of Interior - MÜDEK Decisions (Posted on 30.03.2020)

MÜDEK Board of Directors took the following decisions in its meeting held on 25 March 2020 upon the circular by the Ministry of Interior requesting that the activities of the associations to be postponed:

  1. The General Assembly of the Association, which was announced to be held in April, is postponed to be held at a later date.
  2. Training workshops planned to be held in May and June have been canceled.

COVID-19 - MÜDEK Office is Temporarily Closed (Posted on 18.03.2020)

As part of the measures taken in our country against the COVID-19 pandemic, it is decided to keep the MÜDEK office closed until a second announcement.

In this context, we want to announce the followings.
  1. Those stakeholders of us desired to contact our office should make this contact via the e-mail addresses in the http://www.mudek.org.tr/en/vs/ilet.shtm page instead of by phone,
  2. Since all mail and cargo sent to our office cannot be received within this period, scanned and copied versions of signed document(s) can be sent electronically provided that their originals will be sent later, and
  3. Non-urgent articles and documents can be forwarded to the office by fax.

We wish you healthy days, hoping that all our stakeholders will accept this inconvenient situation with understanding.
MÜDEK Workshop for Student Evaluator Candidates (Posted on 20.02.2020)

The MÜDEK workshop for training candidates of MÜDEK student program evaluator is held at MÜDEK Headquarters in İstanbul on February 08, 2020 (Saturday). Eight invited students are participated in the workshop as student program evaluator candidates in different engineering disciplines from various universities.

Click here for the workshop page in Turkish. >>>>>


MÜDEK Evaluation Criteria for BS Programs Updated (posted on 11.02.2020)

The document MÜDEK Evaluation Criteria for BS Programs to be used in the accreditation evaluation of undergraduate engineering programs are updated as Version 2.2 in the meeting of MÜDEK Executive Board held on January 25, 2020.

Click here to reach the updated document (in Turkish) >>>>>

The changes made in the updated version are limited to the clarification of some concepts and editorial improvements. Hence, the updated Version 2.2 will go in effect starting from the 2020-2021 Review Cycle and will be used in General Reviews regardless of whether they are initial or re-evaluation. In the Interim Reviews and Show Cause evaluations, the version used in their previous General Reviews will be used.
MÜDEK General Assembly (posted on 10.02.2020)

MÜDEK 2020 General Assembly will meet at MÜDEK Headquarters located at Esentepe Mahallesi Zincirlidere Cad. No. 86 Meriçoğlu Plaza D.4, İstanbul with the following agenda at 14:00 hours on April 10, 2020, Friday. If no quorum is reached, then it will meet with the same agenda at the Seminar Hall of TTGV İstanbul Branch, ARI Teknokent, ARI 2 Binası A Blok Floor 7, İTÜ Ayazağa Campus at 14:00 hours on April 18, 2020, Saturday.

Agenda:
  1. Opening and moment of silence
  2. Election of Chairing Board
  3. Discussion and acceptance of the agenda and its amendments
  4. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Executive Board activity report for the past term, financial balance and income-expense tables for 2019
  5. Presentation, discussion, and acceptance of Auditing Board report
  6. Acquittal of Executive Board
  7. Discussion and acceptance of budget proposal for 2020
  8. Decision on membership fees for 2021
  9. Presentation of budget proposals for 2021 and 2022
  10. Discussion and acceptance of proposed amendments on the Operational Regulations
  11. Wishes
  12. Closure

HEQC Vice Chair Sibel Aksu Yıldırım Visited MÜDEK (posted on 20.01.2020)

Vice Chair Sibel Aksu Yıldırım of HEQC (Higher Education Quality Council of Turkey) conducted a site visit to MÜDEK on Thursday, January 16, 2020, as the person in charge of the administration of overseeing process for MÜDEK in connection with the Overseeing External Evaluation and Accreditation Agencies of HEQC. During the visit, MÜDEK-MAK Vice Chair Şebnem Baydere delivered a presentation about MÜDEK activities. The visit lasted entire day with some mutual opinion exchanges between the visitor and MÜDEK team, which also included the Chair Timur Doğu, Vice Chair Müjgan Sağır and the member Engin Arıkan of MÜDEK Executive Board.

Last Updated: January 07, 2021

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