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TÜBİTAK-2247-C Intern Star Researcher Scholarship Support Success from Mechatronics Students

Mechatronics engineering students Serkan Dinç and Yusuf Emre Mutlutürk were granted by TÜBİTAK-2247-C Trainee Researcher Scholarship Support as trainee star researchers for 6 months in the running TÜBİTAK 3501-Career Project coordinated by faculty member Dr.-Ing. Abdulkadir Sanli.

TGU Rector Received the Certificate of Inauguration

Appointed as the Rector of the Turkish-German University on the basis of the decision published in the Official Gazette dated 3 June 2022, Prof. Dr. Cemal Yıldız received his Certificate of Inauguration with a ceremony held at the Presidency of the Council of Higher Education (i.e.,YÖK) on June 15.

Siemens Digital Industry Lab Opened

The opening ceremony of the Siemens Digital Industry Laboratory, which was established on the Turkish-German University Campus with the support of Siemens Turkey, was held at the ALUAM (Research Laboratories Application and Research Center) Building on 13 June.

Courtesy Visit by the Rector of the National Defense University

National Defense University Rector Prof. Dr. Erhan Afyoncu paid a courtesy visit to Turkish German University Rector Prof. Dr. Cemal Yıldız on 13 June 2022.

The Appointment of New TGU Rector

With the decision of 2022/230 published in the Gazette dated June 3, 2022 and numbered 31855, Prof. Cemal Yıldız, the General Director of Higher Education and Foreign Education of the Ministry of National Education, was appointed as the rector of Turkish-German University.

Students of Double-Degree Master's Programme "Intercultural Management" in Central Anatolia

The course "Research Seminar: Excursion" led the students of the interdisciplinary double master program IKM under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Ernst Struck to the Konya Plain (22.5. - 28.5.2022).

Richard Skalak Award

A validation study, Direct Validation of Model Predicted Muscle Forces in the Cat Hindlimb During Locomotion, which shows that Static Optimization produces agreement between measured muscle forces and a musculoskeletal model, written in lead of Res. Asst. Derya Karabulut, a PhD Student of Prof. Dr. Yunus Ziya Arslan, Director of Institute of Science, brought “Richard Skalak Award”, a prize given to the best paper published in Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, an American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) press, every year since 1991, to its authors Derya Karabulut, Suzan Cansel Dogru, Yi-Chung Lin, Marcus G. Pandy, Walter Herzog, Yunus Ziya Arslan.

Symposium “New Political Challenges for Germany, Turkey and the EU – 2022”

Turkish-German University Political Science and International Relations Department and the Center for Turkey and EU Studies (CETEUS) realized, in cooperation with German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, an international symposium titled “New political challenges for Germany, Turkey and the EU – 2022” with the participation of around 100 international guests including academicians, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the media and students from different universities on 27 May 2022 at the Beykoz campus of the Turkish-German University.

Creative Media Lab Launched

The opening of the Creative Media Laboratory (YAMEDLAB), which was established within the Turkish-German University (TAU) with the support of the Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA), was held on Monday, May 31, on ​Beykoz Campus of TAU. In addition to a number of guests at the opening, TAU Rector Prof. Dr. Halil Akkanat and Vice Rector Prof. Dr. B. Aykut Arıkan took part in the opening ceremony, as well.

Geleceğin Yanında Ol (BE4FUTURE)

The project titled "Geleceğin Yanında Ol (BE4FUTURE)" has been awarded funding by the European Union.

Success in TÜBİTAK-BİDEB 2209 Project Support

17 projects of our Engineering Students were granted a reserach fund from TÜBİTAK.

International E-Parliamentary Youth Session

The second of the "e-parliamentary" sessions, the online platform by the WALD Youth Academy which is established within the World Academy of Local Government and Democracy (WALD) in order to adapt the developing technologies to democratic fields and to increase the participation of young people in this field, was held on May 11, 2022 at Turkish-German University (TGU).

Second Place in the Individual Application Contest

The Turkish-German University Faculty of Law team, consisting of Elif Ece Öner, Selin Çengel, Ulaş Giray Kırmızıoğlu, Begümhan Arat and Elif İkra Savrun, came second in the 8th Bahçeşehir University Inter-University Hypothetical Individual Application Competition.

Culture, Migration and Communication Workshop

The workshop the title of which was “Kultur, Migration und Kommunikation” (Culture, Migration and Communication), and which was a joint event of the Faculty of Culture and Social Sciences of the Turkish-German University (TGU) and Heidelberg University, was held on March 31-April 1 at the SFL Conference Hall.


Due to significant contributions to the development of TGU since its establishment, Prof. Dr. M. A. Yekta Saraç, Prof. Dr. Rita Süssmuth and Prof. Dr. İzzet A. Furgaç were entitled with an honorary doctorate degree by the University Senate.

We Hosted the Consul General of Germany in Istanbul

Within the scope of the seminar series entitled "Current Issues in Economics and Administrative Sciences" of TGU Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (FEAS), Germany's Istanbul Consul General Johannes Regenbrecht met with TGU faculty members and students on 22.03.2022.

Donation from AHK Turkey to TGU

The German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Turkey) made a donation to Turkish-German University (TGU) at a ceremony held on 22.03.2022 to support TGU students as part of the financial support it provided for the young generations of both countries in education.

The Symposium on 60 Years of Turkish Presence in Germany

Because it was the 60th anniversary of the Turkey-Germany Bilateral Labour Agreement, which was the first step in the formation of the Turkish community in Germany and which was signed on 30 October 1961, the Symposium on 60 Years of Turkish Presence in Germany, organized by Turkish-German University (TGU) and the Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB), was held on 31 January-1 February 2022. 

III. Turkish-German University Animal Welfare Awards

At the Animal Welfare Awards Ceremony organized by the Turkish-German University on December 22, companies that set an example in the field of animal welfare in Turkey were awarded.

Business Conference “2nd Annual Business Administration Conference (ABAC) on Digital Challenges and Strategies in a Post-Pandemic World”

The conference titled “2nd Annual Business Administration Conference on Digital Challenges and Strategies in a Post-Pandemic World”, organized by the Turkish-German University (TGU) Department of Business Administration, together with Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, under the sponsorship of Siemens Turkey and DAAD, was held on 18-19 November 2021.