Members of our wide scientific community attend  Annual Conferences and a wide range of events with renowned international speakers. Members also have the opportunity to participate in projects and studies on the latest trends and best practices in the sector.

  • Types of institutional membership

  • İKSAD offers membership categories and the possibility of “affiliate” status. These represent universities, national and international associations of reserach bodies active in higher education or research.  The “affiliate” status is open to organisations worldwide. 

  • Individual Full Members

    Individual full members are higher education institutions that conduct research, provide degree programmes in two of the three study cycles (BA, MA, doctorate) and receive direct public funding or have been in operation uninterruptedly for five years. Individual full members have access to all İKSAD services and conferences, may hold an elective office.

  • Individual Associate Members

    Individual associate members are higher education institutions that award degrees at the first and second cycle level, but do not meet the research criteria as set for full individual members. They have access to all membership services and conferences; however, they do not have the right to hold elective office.

  • Affiliates

    Turkish or other organisations with an interest in co-operation in education, research and projects may apply for “affiliate” status. This is an opportunity for organisations committed to the same goals as İKSAD to become involved in İKSAD's work and to benefit from İKSAD's membership services, information, conferences and projects.

  • How to apply

 

 

Membership of İKSAD shows that you respect İKSAD’s mission, aim for the continued development of the culture, society, technology and economy of academic institutions with highly diversified profiles, providing a wide spectrum of graduate qualifications and facilitating the mobility of staff and students -Promoting autonomous institutions, able to define their own strategy.

Membership of İKSAD shows that you respect İKSAD’s mission Supporting universities’ aim for the continued development of the culture, society, technology and economy of a system of academic institutions with highly diversified profiles, providing a wide spectrum of graduate qualifications and facilitating the mobility of staff and students Promoting autonomous institutions, able to define their own strategy Building a network of knowledge and ensuring access to all who can benefit from higher education Securing adequate funding for universities to carry out their work to the best international standards.