Atatürk Institute was founded in 1982. The targets of the Institute are to perform scientific research on the Turkish Revolution and Atatürk Principles. The academic staff of the institute introduces lectures on Atatürk Principles and The History of Turkish Revolution to the entire students of Hacettepe University (approximately 10500 students).
The Institute has M.A. and PhD programmes. These programmes encourage students to study any subject concerning the modernization of Turkish society, Turkish National Struggle, the establishment and development of the Turkish Republic, Atatürk Thought System, Atatürk Principles and Reforms as well as her international relations. Today, there are 15 students enrolled in Master and 24 in PhD programmes.
Prof. Dr. Fatma ACUN has been appointed as the new director of the Institute.
In cooperation of the Austrian Embassy Ankara, Dr. Gudrun Harrer delivered a speech at our university. For the event photos please click here.
The Atatürk Institute and the Embassy of Hungary organised a joint scientific event entitled "Remembering Sarajevo - 100th Anniversary of the Outbreak of the First World War" on 30 June 2014. For the photos click the link.