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Graduation Ceremony of AYBU Faculty of Law was held

Graduation ceremony of AYBU Faculty of Law for 2017-2018 Academic Year was held at AYBU Etlik Martyrs of July 15th Building.

Rector Prof. Dr. Metin Doğan, AYBU Vice Rector and Dean of AYBU Faculty of Law Prof. Dr. M. Fatih Uşan, AYBU Vice Rector Fatih Vehbi Çelebi, Dean of AYBU Faculty of Dentistry Prof. Dr. Metin Orhan, Director of AYBU State Conservatory for Turkish Music Dr. Faculty Member Serbülend Arpa, Members of Council of Judges and Prosecutors, Members of Constitutional Court, Director of Supreme Court and its Members, Public Officers of Ethical Council, AYBU Academicians, grad students and their families took part in the graduation ceremony.

The program was initiated with the concert by AYBU State Conservatory for Turkish Music and continued with the opening speeches by Rector Prof. Dr. Metin Doğan, Dean of AYBU Faculty of Law Prof. Dr. M. Fatih Uşan, and the top student of the faculty Serap Doğan.

During his speech, Dean of AYBU Faculty of Law Prof. Dr. M. Fatih Uşan stated that “We have started our path with an understanding to breathe new life into education. Our objective is to train legist who have assimilated the superiority of law. As Aşık Veysel pointed out “We have a long and narrow road and time is being spent. While saying goodbye to our grad students for the third time, we have overcome many obstacles together during the period of 7 years. AYBU is the only public university offering 30% education in English. Text reading courses in German and Ottoman concerning law that continues 5 semesters are being offered. The courses in French and Arabic concerning law, clinical law courses, Refugee/Immigrant Law Clinics Courses which were carried out with the collaboration of Office of The United Nations High Commissioner in 2015 and in 2016 and of Keçiören Municipality in the year 2017 and 2018 and Health Law Law Clinics will be carried out with Oncology Hospital and Mediation Law Clinics will be offered soon at the faculty, which is a first in Turkey. It is a faculty that has been sending students to Vienna for the Fictitious Commercial Arbitration Contest for three years. The faculty has been top in Commercial Arbitration Contest organized by Kadir Has University in the years 2017 and 2018 and was entitled to be presented Young ISTAC Award in ISTAC Lawyer of Fortification of the Future Contest in the year 2017. The team of the faculty also came in third in the contest in the year 2018 and was presented The Most Successful Young Lawyer of Fortification Award which is the objective of the faculty. The faculty is also one of the three faculties whose journal (TFM, YBHD) is published in two journals all around Turkey. The faculty has Erasmus+ and 14 Mevlana Agreements with 32 faculties of law. It is a mentor faculty has been assigned to train research assistants for the faculties of law of Yozgat Bozok and Samsun 19 Mayıs Universities by Higher Education Council. Hopefully, our grad students will bring us new successes. We strongly believe it.”

During his opening speech Rector Prof. Dr. Metin Doğan stated that “AYBU ranks at the top among public universities and comes in second in the general ranking in accordance with data of URAP. This is the success of all of us. We are strengthening AYBU in every lane to be more successful. The fact that each faculty of AYBU, especially faculty of law continues their path successfully makes us happy. The grad students of AYBU Faculty of Law has already started to have been assigned in the important places of Turkey. This is a sign that shows that Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University will have a more self-confident position in the future.”

After the opening speeches, the top student of the faculty Serap Doğan, the second top student of the faculty Büşra Aslı Bursa and the third top student of the faculty Elif Rümeysa Gürbüz were presented gifts in addition to their certificates of graduation.

The graduation ceremony came to an end after diploma presentation to 180 students who graduated from the faculty in 2017-2018 Academic Year and their convocation ceremony.