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Prof. Tanju Yorulmazer

With over 500 graduate students and 28 graduate programs, Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (GSSSH) is embracing a wide range of disciplines including Law, Economics, International Relations and Political Science, Design and Technology, History, Archeology, History of Arts, Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology. The mission of GSSSH is “to develop scholars and leaders to contribute to science and practice in fields of social sciences by providing competencies and skills necessary to conduct high-quality and visible research with potential to contribute to knowledge as well as social policies”. We are proud of our students and their achievements in Türkiye and internationally. Our primary responsibility is supporting the academic and career development of our students.

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Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar - European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Member Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar - European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Member

Our faculty member Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and School of Medicine has been elected as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). With over 2,000 members, including 92 Nobel Prize-winning researchers, EMBO is known for its work that steers the direction of lifesciences worldwide.

Professor Ayişe Karadağ American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Membership Awards and Honors

Professor Ayişe Karadağ American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Membership

Dean of the School of Nursing, Prof. Ayişe Karadağ, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) for her significant, sustained, and extraordinary impact on health and health services. Prof. Karadağ is the first nurse from the Republic of Türkiye, with a 100-year history in the nursing profession, to receive this title. She was deemed worthy of this membership due to her educational activities on "Chronic Wound Management and Stoma Care Nursing," a substantial health issue in aging societies, her research that influences health policies, and the results of her social service contributions.

Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research Research

Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research

Prof. Zeynep Gürhan Canlı, has been recognized as an "Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research" by a recently published comprehensive scholarly benchmarking analysis.

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar - European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Member Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar - European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Member

Our faculty member Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and School of Medicine has been elected as a member of the European Molecular Biology Orga...

Professor Ayişe Karadağ American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Membership Awards and Honors

Professor Ayişe Karadağ American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Membership

Dean of the School of Nursing, Prof. Ayişe Karadağ, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) for her significant, sustained, and extraordinary impact on health and healt...

Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research Research

Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research

Prof. Zeynep Gürhan Canlı, has been recognized as an "Established Thought Leader in Consumer Research" by a recently published comprehensive scholarly benchmarking analysis.

Asst. Prof. Levent Beker ERC (European Research Council) Grant Highlighted News

Asst. Prof. Levent Beker ERC (European Research Council) Grant

Asst. Prof. Levent Beker from our Department of Mechanical Engineering has been honored with the prestigious ERC Proof of Concept Grant for his pioneering project, "Wearable Ultrasound for Continuous ...

Bertil Emrah Oder has been selected as the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow Awards and Honors

Bertil Emrah Oder has been selected as the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow

We are pleased to inform you that Prof. Bertil Emrah Oder has been selected as the "Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow" by the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence.