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We are committed to sharing the messages from our research, in the belief that a better understanding of public attitudes will lead to better policy and practice.


With more than 1000 academic, research and professional members around the world, we work to advance knowledge and to inform policy in areas including gender, families, education, employment, migration, inequalities, health and child/adult wellbeing.


Working in partnership with local and international academia, cultural organizations and government bodies we integrate rigorous but accessible scholarly study with the everyday lives of working adults and re-imagine scholarship for the 21st century.


About IKSAD TEAM Disaster #earthquake Response

As IKSAD Institute, our support Coordination Centers, which we established in Şanlıurfa, Adıyaman and Gaziantep have been working actively since the first day for the victims of the earthquake disaster that shook our country deeply and affected a wide region.We carry out aid and rescue activities in the field together with İKSAD STAFF AND OUR VOLUNTEER ACADEMICIAN TEAMS, our supreme board members, volunteers and academic services.

We are thankful to our INTERNATIONAL Members, Freinds and Partners for their phone calls and support messages.

Very soon we will start our recreation and rehabilitation works in the region. 

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In the current globalized world, individuals, corporations and governments from across the globe are becoming more integrated than ever before and have the ability to exchange information faster and more efficiently; Thus, social and inter-cultural relations have become increasingly important in the 21st century. Research and research findings are only as valuable as how well they can be put into practice to improve outcomes. Our international department’s work has long been recognized as a prime instrument to promote international links between countries and peoples, especially the economic development in low income communities; The Institute of Economic Development and Social Research was established with this aim in mind. Founded in 2010 in Turkey, the institute envisions itself as an international, not-profit, non-governmental research and application center with headquarters in Turkey, Japan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan.

The major objectives of the İKSAD are to extend current research, programs and practices in the field of social and economic development and create a platform to promote and sustain inter-cultural dialogue at all levels.  İKSAD actively encourages and supports researchers, academics and artists as a prerequisite for development. In addition to promoting economic development and social interaction between varying stakeholders through its own initiatives, İKSAD actively supporting the work that is already being done in this area by partnering and communicating with other actors in the field.

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Secretariat of the IKSAD INTERNATIONAL is headquartered in Ankara. Our staff are all gifted scholar-pedagogues with a broad array of expertise acquired through their doctoral work, academic and popular writing, industry experience, and in the classroom itself. İKSAD is actively pioneering a new model for scholarship in the twenty-first century that integrates a commitment to pedagogy, research,  and public programming. 


We include institutions, governments, corporations,academia, research centres and more at global, regional and local level. Partnering and collaboration wherever we work delivers the very best results


With more than 1700 members, including 33 national rectors’ conferences, İKSAD offers access to the largest and most extensive network of scholarly institution. The Institute helps its members to shape their future and represents the whole sector in a number of policy fora. Represented by their leadership, members receive frequent updates on education and research policy developments in the world, as well as opportunities to influence them.

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