On August 31, 2016 Koç University hosted a group of distinguished guests from the Consulate of Korea in Istanbul and several Presidents and CEOs of Korean companies who are currently developing projects in Turkey at its Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC) in Taksim, Istanbul.
Thanks to a generous gift from the family of the late Sakıp Sabancı, Columbia University has created the Sakıp Sabancı Chair and Center for Turkish Studies. The first center for Turkish Studies in the United States named for its benefactor, the Sakıp Sabancı Center will forge a new era of scholarly collaborations between Sabancı University and Columbia University and also the two countries. The Center’s goal is to increase knowledge and awareness about Turkey, as well as its importance to modern regional affairs, global affairs, and its historical significance.
June 19 was a celebrative day within International Office. Colleague Jana Stolarikova (Boğaziçi University) received approval of the proposed session for the 2016 EAIE conference in Liverpool. Proposal was submitted on “Crisis management and international mobility: what to do and how to do it?” This session will take place on Wednesday, Sept 14, 16:00-17:00 at Hall 2F2, Level -1, ACC.