Hollanda Araştırma Enstitüsü  -  Nederlands Instituut in Turkije

16 Sep '15 General

On the future of the Netherlands Institute in Turkey

Many people have become aware recently of the dire financial situation of the NIT, and have been alarmed by news of the possible closure of the institute. Through an online petition and letters written to the board of NINO/NIT, many individuals and institutions have expressed their hope that a solution will be found and that the NIT can continue its work. During its recent June 2015 meeting, the NINO/NIT board decided to postpone a decision, for six months to a year, on whether to maintain or to close its branch in Istanbul. This gives more time to ongoing efforts to engage potential partners, develop new programs and ensure a bright future for the NIT. To be continued…