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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.


New issue of Journal of Modern Turkish History (CTAD) (No.30, Fall 2019) has been released.

The proceedings of "International Symposium on Atatürk and Turkish Independence on the Centenary of May 19th,1919" has been released.

International Symposium on Atatürk & Turkish Independence on the Centenary of May 19th, 1919

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.

Atatürk Institute
Tel:0 312 297 68 70 Faks:0312 299 20 76