Around the world, communities are taking drastic measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus. For many colleges and universities, that means canceling events, closing dorms, and dramatically disrupting the lives of students and faculty.

While students, professors, administrators, and public health officials agree that school closures will play an essential role in limiting the transmission of coronavirus, this bold move is causing a ripple effect throughout the higher education community. However, it bears a question of how the states will compensate for the educational year without any side effects on the educational life of students.

Turkey is planning to amend the law “On Higher Education.”

Report says, citing TRT Haber, The ruling Justice, and Development Party (AKP) has submitted a bill to the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM).

The project envisages the continuation of classes at higher education institutions, which were suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, during the summer months.

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The document also proposes to establish Ankara Science University and Kocaeli University of Medicine and Technology.

According to official data, the death toll from the pandemic in Turkey is 725.