Department of Communication Design and Management

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About Department

Emine Eser Gegez

The macro political, economic, social and technological transformations witnessed recently have created a complex business scene where interdiciplinary cooperation is deemed crucial. Moreover, groundbreaking developments in information technologies provide individuals and organizations with new communication tools, and transform the way the perceive the process. In this extremely dynamic and competitive environment individuals, communities, institutions, and brands are in constant need for well equipped and innovative young professionals with a creative mindset.  

How will brands win the approval of their customers and shareholders in this turmoil of multidimensional competition? How will the rapidly-changing consumer preferences be met through new communication strategies? How can the new communication tools be utilized to overcome possible crises? What skills should communication designers possess to cope with the challanges of the future?  

The Department of Communication Design and Management introduces strategic and practical responses to such questions by bringing together the unique competence of academics and industry experts who are specialized in the fields of Public Relations, Advertising and Visual Communication Design.

The main objective of the Department of Communication Design and Management is to create a nourishing environment  for students where they can improve their skills through theory and practice. Students are offered opportunities to meet business professionals outside the classroom, participate in activities such as communication competitions, festivals, expeditions, and biennials, conduct field studies, design digital and analog projects, create personal portfolios, make observations, and produce on various related platforms. Through a creative and innovative frame of mind in communication, the Department of Communication Design and Management aims to cultivate students’ energy and enthusiasm to lead positive change in society.

Department Head
Emine Eser Gegez, Assoc. Prof.