Centers

revised: 17.04.2017

   
CHILDREN’S STUDIES UNIT EUROPEAN INSTITUTE
   

 

   
YOUTH STUDIES UNIT CENTER FOR MIGRATION RESEARCH TARLABAŞI COMMUNITY CENTER
   

 

   
HUMAN RIGHTS LAW RESEARCH CENTER BUSINESS ETHICS RESEARCH CENTER
   

 

   
CULTURAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTER (KPY) BILGI SOCIAL INCUBATION CENTER
   

 

   
CENTER FOR SOCIOLOGY AND EDUCATION STUDIES CENTER FOR CIVIL SOCIETY STUDIES (BİLGİ CCSS)
   

 

CHILDREN’S STUDIES UNIT

 

The Istanbul Bilgi University Children’s Studies Unit (ÇoÇa) works in the area of children’s rights education in order to build a world where the views of all children are valued and their rights are protected. Since 2007, it has been conducting research on children’s rights, preparing educational material, and developing and spreading educational programs. ÇoÇa works to empower children, teachers and persons working for NGOs so as to raise awareness of children’s rights and to see to it that the are protected. It also strives to get children’s voices heard and to enable chidlren to participate in decision-making mechanisms.

http://cocuk.bilgi.edu.tr/

 

 

EUROPEAN INSTITUTE

 

Bilgi’s European Journey:
Since its founding, Istanbul Bilgi University has taken an open and progressive position in political and social debates and has also participated in the debates over EU integration. Bilgi has been active in raising public awareness of the EU and EU-related subjects. It has held many conferences and workshops on such topics as EU integration, migration, poverty, exclusion, human rights, democratization and social service provision projects.

http://eu.bilgi.edu.tr/tr/pages/hakkinda/

 

 

YOUTH STUDIES UNIT

 

The Youth Studies Unit, together with its stakeholders in the area of youth, conducts and supports various activities designed to assist in the development of youth policies. Accordingly, the Research Program caries out a variety of research is carried out on youth, the needs of youth, and youthwork. The Networking Program engages in activities designed to enable stakeholders in the area of youth to learn from one another. The Advocacy Program strives to get decision-makers to enact laws that meet the needs of youth. The Modelling Program develops and implements cases designed to make an innovative contribution to the field of youth.

http://www.genclikcalismalari.org/

 

 

CENTER FOR MIGRATION RESEARCH TARLABAŞI COMMUNITY CENTER

 

Contemporary human mobility has resulted in social, political, legal, economic and cultural change and transformation of societies. The importance of this phenomenon has made it an major area of academic interest via migration studies. Istanbul Bilgi University’s Center of Migration Research was founded to conduct studies in this field at a time when, due to various domestic, international and transit migration, Turkey has become a migration hub where both immigration and emmigration occurs.

http://goc.bilgi.edu.tr/

 

 

HUMAN RIGHTS LAW RESEARCH CENTER

 

The Istanbul Bilgi University’s Human Rights Law Research Center was founded in 2000 to conduct interdisciplinary research in the areas of human rights law and humanitarian law. It aims to identify, protect and foster human rights on the domestic and international legal fronts.

http://insanhaklarimerkezi.bilgi.edu.tr/tr/

 

 

BUSINESS ETHICS RESEARCH CENTER

 

The focus of the Business Ethics Research Center is research, teaching and documentation in universal business ethics. It is also involved in the application of ethics in both the private and public sectors, domestically and internationally. It works with relevant public and private sector institutions and, in light of research findings, enables them address their needs by helping them modify their practices.

https://isetigi.bilgi.edu.tr

 

 

CULTURAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTER (KPY)

 

KPY conducts research, education and publication activities that will support the creation of a democratic and participatory culture policy in Turkey, the development of a culture economy, and to increase participation in culture. It also functions as a cultural observatory by carrying out all forms of activites that will serve to generate knowledge, analysis, compilation, evaluation in the area of culture, and to disseminate best cases.

https://kpy.bilgi.edu.tr/tr/sayfa/hakkimizda/2

 

 

BILGI SOCIAL INCUBATION CENTER

 

The Bilgi Social Incubation Center runs a capacity development program based on the various capacity development programs that have been conducted under the Istanbul Bilgi University Center for Civil Society Studies since 2003. The program aims at increasing the institutional capacity of rights-based civil society initiatives (e.g., NGOs, initiatives, platforms, informal groups) by providing them with office space, financial support, face-to-face consultancy, mentoring, education and workshops, academic support (the opportunity to attend university classes dealing with their area of interest), legal support and horizontal learning environments.

http://www.sosyalkulucka.bilgi.edu.tr/

 

 

CENTER FOR SOCIOLOGY AND EDUCATION STUDIES

 

The Istanbul Bilgi University Center for Sociology and Education Studies serves as a bridge between primary and secondary school teachers and academia. It enhances the sharing of knowledge and also conducts research on textbooks. In addition, it develops material related to such issues as identity, dual language education, discrimination in education, democratization, citizenship, poverty, social gender, and how these concepts can be handled at the primary and secondary school level. It also holds educational seminars on this subjects.

http://secbir.org/tr/

 

 

CENTER FOR CIVIL SOCIETY STUDIES (BİLGİ CCSS)

 

Established in 2003, Istanbul Bilgi University’s Center for Civil Society Studies (Bilgi CCSS) is the first of its kind ever set up at a university in Turkey. It operates to strengthen the role of NGOs in a plural democracy and to help them function more effectively. Bilgi CCSS was founded as a place where the university and civil society can meet. It assists non-government organiations and citizen initiatives to develop their capacities in management and in policy formation and implementaion.

http://stk.bilgi.edu.tr