Institute of Health Sciences - Uskudar University SWOT Analysis and Improvement

STRENGTHS

Our university is a medium-sized thematic university in Behavioral Sciences and Health. With 12 master's and 6 doctorate programs within our institute, it provides education in a strong interaction and cooperation between engineering and health sciences disciplines such as health, neuroscience, health management.

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) - Our university, the first university chosen by TWAS as a center of excellence in Turkey, is an organization established by UNESCO to enable developing countries to advance in science. For this purpose, it determines the institutions and organizations with advanced infrastructure, chosen by them, as "centers of excellence", and chooses the young and bright minds of developing countries, and provides their education in centers of excellence.

The classrooms of our institute are equipped with high quality teaching tools (computers, projectors and smart boards), and our faculty members are well-versed in these technologies and use them effectively. According to the self-evaluation results, the student and academic-administrative staff satisfaction results are at the level of 3.5 out of 4.

 WEAKNESSES

Insufficient level of international projects and collaborations, Insufficient number of academic studies produced from graduate theses, Insufficient number of studies that have the potential to produce value-added products

OPPORTUNITIES

The diversity of the programs at our institute and the increase in the number of student applications along with it, Thanks to the educational quality and spatial location of our university and institute, it has become one of the prestigious universities of Istanbul and its prestige is increasing, To ensure the effective use of academic and technical manpower in national resources, with the application requests of international students at the graduate level and the graduate programs in English to be opened.

THREATS

The increasing number and quota of other foundation universities, The reluctance of the trained manpower regarding the academic development process and continuity, Turkey's economic problems, Not being pro-active in the accreditation process and not starting the process with the right timing.

IMPROVEMENT MEASURES

Contributing to the publication production processes of students in all graduate programs within the Institute, realization of applications, Giving project and article writing trainings, Increasing the number of lecturers by improving the course load of lecturers in order to increase the quality of education,  Controlling the planning and practices to increase the competencies and research performances of the instructors, To ensure more participation of foreign students in the process.

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