Dear Academicians and Researchers,
As of April 11th, 2012 according to Law No. 6287, the name of Zonguldak Karaelmas University has been
changed to Bülent Ecevit University. Hereafter Journal of Higher Education and Science, will continue to its
broadcast life as the offi cial publication of Bülent Ecevit University.
With this April 2012 issue we have started the second year of our publication life. This issue includes studies
on the fuzzy philosophy of science, Bologna process in higher education, contributions of foreign scientists
and foreign students in our higher education system, encountered diffi culties of female research assistants
at domestic and business life in Turkey, education of ethics, intercultural diff erences in behaviour of the
higher education administrators, and disabled students in higher education.
I am proud to announce that our journal is indexed by EBSCO, NewJour, and Akademia Social Sciences
Index (ASOS index). Procedures for registration to other databases and evaluation processes are in progress.
I wish to thank to all who contributed a lot of eff ort in accomplishing the current journal standards, and to
With my best wishes,
Professor Şükrü Oğuz ÖZDAMAR, M.D.