Conference of Childhood, Education & Society

Conference Venue

The ConferenceCES will be held at the Istanbul Kültür University, the main organiser of the conference, in Istanbul-Türkiye on 27-29 June 2024. 

Istanbul Kültür University (IKU), which was established by the Kültür College Education Foundation (KEV) in accordance with the Law No. 4281 adopted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on July 9, 1997, provides a high quality higher education services with the awareness that it is possible for the Republic of Türkiye and the Turkish nation to achieve its unchangeable goal of "exceeding the level of contemporary civilization", with the awareness that it is possible for our youth to receive a qualified education.

In the 1997-1998 Academic Year, IKU started its activities in three faculties consisting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Department of Mathematics-Computer), Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (Department of Business Administration), Faculty of Engineering and Architecture (Departments of Civil Engineering and Computer Engineering) with 157 students and an academic staff of 32 people and Vocational Schools of Business Administration and Technical Sciences (Program of Business Administration and Computer Programming). IKU had its first associate degree graduates from Business Administration and Technical Sciences Vocational School in 1999, and its first undergraduate graduates (38 graduates) and first graduate graduates (10 graduates) in 2001. At the end of the 2021-2022 Academic Year, 887 graduates from associate degree programs, 1786 graduates from undergraduate programs, 300 graduates from master's programs and 15 graduates from doctoral programs, totalling 2973 graduates. The total number of graduates of IKU between 1999 and 2022 has reached to 34165.

IKU provides service in four separate campuses on a total area of 127966 square meters, on the E-5 Highway and TEM Highway, of which 70216 square meters is indoors and 57,750 square meters is outdoors. In Ataköy Campus, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Art and Design, and Graduate Education Institute provide education and training services. There are the Faculty of Law, Vocational School of Justice, Department of Foreign Languages and Faculty of Health Sciences in Sirinevler Campus. IKU Vocational School (MYO) programs continue their educational activities in Incirli Campus. The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Faculty of Education continue their activities in the Basin Ekspres Campus, which was opened in the 2018-2019 academic year. Ataköy campus, which is used as the main campus, also includes the Rectorate and its affiliated administrative units. All campuses of Istanbul Kültür University are easily accessible as they are located at the intersections of land, air, sea and rail system transportation. Having an international climate, IKU has 3264 in associate degrees, 8579 in undergraduate, and 1545 in graduate degrees and in total, 13,388 students.

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