PAU Became One of Three Universities Conducting TOEFL Exams in Aegean and Mediterranean Regions

Updated Date: 27 April 2020

TOEFL exams, whose native language is not used as an acceptance criteria for students, will now be held at Pamukkale University (PAU). PAU has become one of the three public universities where TOEFL exams can be held in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions.

Besides the Rector, Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağ, Vice Rectors. Prof. Dr. Erdinç Duru, Prof. Dr. Rafet Kılınçarslan, PAU Secretary General Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Sarı, PAU Board Members, PAU School of Foreign Languages Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Recep Şahin Arslan, Deputy Managers  Assist. Prof. Dr.  Seher İşcan and Instructor Uğur Türkkaynağı, Head of Department Assist. Prof. Dr. Eda Duruk and Deputy Head of Department Lect. Dr. Özlem Akyol attended the opening ceremony of the examination center.


Before the opening, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Recep Şahin Arslan gave information about the exam center and how to conduct the exams, then Rector Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağ and those accompanying him made observations in the center.

Rector Prof. Dr. Bağ: “As a result of our breakthroughs in the field of digitalization, we are happy to be able to do such an important exam at our university”

Noting that TOEFL exams are an important internationally accepted test and that test centers should have sufficient technical and physical facilities. Dr. Hüseyin Bağ stated: “As a result of our breakthroughs in the field of digitalization in recent years, we are justified of the fact that we will carry out such an important examination within our University. In this sense, we are one of the few universities of the Aegean. I present my thanks to our school director Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Recep Şahin Arslan and his administration. I wish success to the candidates who will take the exam here. ”

TOEFL exam, which is equivalent to foreign language exams held by ÖSYM, is held to measure the knowledge of American English of non-native English speakers. TOEFL, which is an examination organized by Educational Testing Service (ETS) in New Jersey state in many parts of the world, is used by English-speaking colleges and universities throughout the world as the acceptance criteria for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. . With the TOEFL exam, students' level of English is measured based on four basic skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening).

The first TOEFL exam will be held on 20 March 2020 in PAU, one of the three state universities where TOEFL exams can be held in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions.

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