Our University participated in the Second International Cooks’ Meeting


   The Second International Cooks’ Meeting was hosted by Cooking School Graduates Association from April 24 -30, 2016 in Mengen, Bolu Province. 


  Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University was the only international educational institution among 42 universities that took part in the Cooks’ Meeting.


  The Camp was attended by the Head of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department of Tourism and Hotel Management High School, Senior Lecturer Sapargul Turdubekova, as well as students of the department, Akylay Ashyrbekova and Nursultan Sydykov.


   The Director of Tourism and Hotel Management High School, Associate Prof. Dr. Barış Erdem, said that these activities, organized to develop culinary in Turkey and raise Turkish cuisine at the international level, would continue and be hosted by KTMU next year, and the preparations for the event had started.


   It is expected that the organization of the meeting will unite students, academicians and chefs studying in programs of the universities in Turkey, such as Culinary, Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts and Management; improve their professional skills, as well as positively influence the knowledge of Turkish cuisine.


   Academicians and students obtaining culinary education learned cooking secrets at the 10-day meeting, attended by a number of chefs working in different regions of Turkey and 500 people. About 80 chefs took part in the Cooks’ Meeting and shared their love for the work and its advantages with the participants. This event was very useful for Turkey’s future chefs. The meeting provided opportunities for participants to learn to make dishes of national and modern cuisine.


   Various interesting activities were organized at the meeting held at Mengen Campus of Abant Izzet Baysal University. On the final day of the meeting dinner was held, during which the participants from 42 universities were given certificates. Music played with chefs utensils, such as strainers or pans, pleased the guests during the dinner.


   Mengen, a town in Bolu Province where Abant Izzet Baysal University is situated, is famous for its well-known cooks. Cooking School graduates composing АSOMDER pass on culinary service to the next generation. The International Cooks’ Meeting, organized for the second time this year, is also a clear demonstration of that.

17 Sep DAAD Information Day in Manas University

Information Seminer of DAAD programme will take place on 24 September 2018 on 15.00 in K.Tynystanov conference hall, Faculty of Economics and Managment. The aim of the seminer is presentation of Master and Research programmes and Summer School in Germany. 

The seminer will be held by the head of the DAAD Programme Bishkek Information Center Katya Theves. 

All interested students and academic staff of Manas University are invited to the seminer. 

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Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University organized Summer School Program between 25 June and 6 July within the framework of Central Asian Universities Association. Students from Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Karabuk University and Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş University participated in the program.

Students were given seminars on the topic of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan's history and culture centers, Manas Epic and Turkic World, were described the similarities between the Kyrgyz Turkish and Turkey Turkish, was taught Kyrgyz language at a basic level and  tours to Ata-Beyit, Burana, Ala-Arch and Ysyk-Kul were organized.

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The Third General Assembly of the Turkic Universities Union (Union) was hosted by the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (KTMU), the current Chairman-in-Office of the Union, on 19 April 2018 in Bishkek. 


Representatives from 14 member universities of the Union from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, delegates of the Student Council and officials of the Turkic Council Secretariat attended the Assembly. 


The Rector of the KTMU Prof. Sebahattin Balcı and Deputy Secretary General of the Turkic Council Dr. Ömer Kocaman moderated the discussions on the topics such as logo and website of the Union, the implementation of the Orkhun Exchange Program, criteria for the Union award and the Activity Report of the Union prepared by the Chairman-in-Office. 


In the course of the meeting, the parties agreed to consider the prospective cooperation with other universities in the scope of the international collaboration of the Union. The sides suggested that such partnerships would enhance the capacity of the Orkhun Exchange Program. 


Among the other important decisions taken at the meeting was the inclusion of the Department of Turkology to the pilot project of the Orkhun Exchange Program that started last year for the undergraduate students and academicians of Department of International Relations, Department of Political Science, Department of International Relations and Political Science.


The Activity Report included projects designed and carried out with the coordination of the KTMU during its chairmanship. It encompasses prominent endeavors such as the First Turkic Universities Union Sport Games, Tourism Guide of the Turkic World, the document briefing the relations among the member states over the last 25 years and the paper on the common citizenship education among the Turkic peoples. 


In the course of the meeting, the Student Council reported on its activities as well. 


The parties also reviewed the prospective actions of the Union in the upcoming period. Among other things, the central theme of the discussion was the transition of the chairmanship to the Khoja Akhmet Yassawi University of Kazakhstan. 


The parties also unanimously consented to organize an international symposium dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birthday of renowned Turkic writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. 


Towards the end of the session, the participants listened to the presentations of the candidate universities to the Union membership, after which the member universities decided on the selection of the applicants by using objective criteria and by means of vote. 


Thus, Azerbaijan University of Languages, Kh. Dosmukhamedov Atyrau State University of Kazakhstan and Osh State University of Kyrgyzstan joined the Union and became its new members.


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On Aprıl 9, 2018 Rector of the Ardahan University Prof. Dr. Mehmet Biber and Erdal Aydoğmuş visited Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University and successfully renewed bilateral cooperation agreement and Mevlana Exchange program protocol.

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