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ULAKBİM has undertaken the task of administering TÜBİTAK EKUAL National Academic License for Electronic Resources since 2006, comissioned by the TÜBİTAK Scientific Council decision dated November 19, 2005 and numbered 136.
  • TÜBİTAK and its Institutes
  • State and Foundation Universities
  • Military Academies and Military Schools
  • Police Academy
  • Universities in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)
  • Ministry of Health Training and Research Hospitals (MHTR Hospitals)
Starting with the 2005-2006 academic year, the number of state and foundation universities has increased considerably. The number of state universities has risen by 79 per cent (from 58 to 104), and that of foundation universities by 170 per cent (from 24 to 65) (Table:1).

Table 1: Increase in the Number of Institutions

The number of users in these institutions (students and faculty), however, has increased only by 79 per cent, total number being 1.109.649 in 2005 and 1.989.022 in 2013.

A similar situation is observed in the case of MHTR Hospitals. The number of hospitals increased by 20,83 per cent, while the number of researchers went up only -5,04 per cent in the years 2007-2013.

"TÜBİTAK EKUAL New Membership Criteria", which arrange the inclusion of new institutions such as universities or MHTR Hospitals to License Agreements within EKUAL Project and subsequent license fees, have been defined in accordance with the ULAKBİM Administrative Board Decision dated January 8, 2010 and numbered 62.

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