Turkish universities’ long and hard struggle for autonomy

“We do not want a trustee rector.” Not a day passes without people in Turkey witnessing a new anti-democratic attempt. Boğaziçi University, one of the most prestigious universities in Istanbul, has been shocked with a sudden and unexpected appointment of the university rector. The core higher education values such as institutional autonomy and academic freedom is getting worse day by day. The process of disqualifying the university’s main components such as academics from the decision-making power about whom would guide them, has begun after the coup attempt in 2016. The democratic governance of ⋙

Turkey, academic freedom, scholars at risk

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