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Turkish-European foundation for education and science

National Network: 
Fistikli Yokusu No: 8
28610 Istanbul / Kanlica
Organisation Type: 
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

The European-Turkish foundation for Education and Scientific Research (TAVAK) was founded in 2008. Its goal is, to enforce economic, social and cultural relationships, as well as academic exchange between Turkey and Europe.

Mission and Objectives: 

A main part of this work is the implementation of a TAVAK-University, a german- and english speaking foundation-university, which will close a gap in the Scientific landscape of Turkey. Through an connection with partner-Universities in Zurich, Vienna, and Maastricht, TAVAK was able to build its interests widely over europe. Additionally, TAVAK is working with other european-turkish related issues. You can find an excerpt of this work on our Website.

Main Projects / Activities: 

TAVAK finished recently a study about the Turkish Food-Market in Europe. Also we are working on a study about the Culure-Economy in Turkey.

In the past we published many articles and studies about migration betwenn Turkey and Europe as well as politics and intercultural-relations.