On November 26, 2014 the Rector of the Venstpils University College (VUC), Ventspils, Latvia, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mrs. Gita Revalde, visited IBSU. The purpose of the visit was to initiate cooperation between the two universities in various fields.
Dr. Gita was hosted by the Rector, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilyas Ciloglu, Vice-Rectors, faculty representatives, and the International Relations Office. At the end of the meeting Dr. Revalde and Dr. Ciloglu signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement includes several articles dealing with academic cooperation: exchange of university staff, and students , also participation in seminars and academic meetings, short-term academic programs and exchanging educational and research materials; joint research activities, joint projects, professional development programs, as well as other areas of concrete mutual interest in cooperation.