History

Atatürk Institute was established in 1982 in order to research, disseminate and introduce Atatürk's system of thought, principles and reforms on a scientific basis, to offer post-graduate and doctorate education programmes in these fields, and to introduce the course "Atatürk's Principles and History of the Turkish Revolution" to every student at Hacettepe University, parallel to the reconstruction of the Turkish Republic within the modernization efforts of the Turkish society against the political, social, economic, cultural and socio-psychological problems resulted from the conflict between the Western and Eastern civilizations.

The Institute offers the course of Atatürk's Principles and History of the Turkish Revolution to approximately 10,500 students from all the faculties and schools of Hacettepe University, and to the candidate administrative personnel occasionally.

The Institute offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes towards the conduct of researches in the fields of the modernization of the Turkish society, Turkish War of Independence, the foundation and development of the Turkish Republic, Atatürk's system of thought, principles and reforms, and towards international relations.

Atatürk Institute
Beytepe/ANKARA
Tel:0 312 297 68 70 Faks:0312 299 20 76
ait@hacettepe.edu.tr