Izmir University of Economics (IUE), Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences, Department of Software Engineering has been accredited by the Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (MUDEK) until 2020. MUDEK, which is recognized by the Higher Education Council (YOK) of Turkey as the National Quality Assurance Agency in accrediting engineering programs, officially registered, both in Turkey and abroad, that the graduates of IUE Department of Software Engineering receives high quality of education.
Prof. Dr. Yaşar Güneri Şahin, Acting Dean of IUE Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences, stated that the Association was a member of the International Engineering Alliance and a Washington Accord signatory, and awarded EUR – Ace label by the authority of European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education.
‘Success the First Time’
Prof. Dr. Şahin pointed that those, who graduated from the accredited departments, were recognized in Europe, USA, and Japan. “Education we provided went under a thorough scrutiny by MUDEK. Evaluations took place on many sections including graduates, and course descriptions. Last year IUE Department of Computer Engineering was accredited. This year, IUE Department of Software Engineering has been given an accreditation that only a few number of engineering programs in the country has been given. It is a 5 year accreditation, and we qualified for it on our first application,” said Şahin.