The principal aim of EURAC is to promote knowledge on the European Union in and outside Izmir University of Economics. A special focus lies on the relationship between the EU and Turkey. Research areas cover the fields of economy, politics and law. EURAC regularly organises workshops and seminars. Thus, EURAC brings together expertise, enables the exchange of ideas on EU related topics and establishes networks with national and international reserach institutions, corporations, NGOs and governmental agencies.
The aim of the Center is to plan and implement particularly research and application projects by means of scientific researches aimed at bilateral and multilateral relations of Turkey with the countries of this continent and the historical, cultural, political, economic, sociological and geopolitical structure of these relations by following the political, economic and cultural developments on the African Continent.
Teaching and Learning Center is established in November 2014 with a vision to contribute to the ‘excellence in education’ strategic goal of Izmir University of Economics. TLC’s Executive Board is composed of faculty who are enthusiastic and committed to learn various dimensions of learning processes and innovative teaching techniques.
In today`s world, knowledge is the fundamental key to success for all organizations. For creating and accumulating the necessary knowledge, basic formulas and relations are not sufficient. It is more complex than ever and recently, the importance of emotions, intuition and creativity in creating knowledge has been widely recognized. Hence, it is vitally important to do research on how successful entrepreneurship can be achieved and on the role of innovation within that process as well as sharing that research with the related community.
The aim/goal of the Center which was founded 14th of October in 2009, that organize activities about social gender subjects intended to education, research and communication to increase the level of consciousness in the dimension of national and international.
IEU has several theoretical and applied research centers to conduct various projects and development studies. Of these centers, the URDE - Center for Urban and Regional Development and Environment is officially approved by the Turkish Council of the Higher Education and is a non-profit University Research Institution. The aim of the center is to promote and develop the scientific analysis and the research in the general fields of urban & regional development and the environment, to promote the scientific knowledge and practices in the policy fields of Urban & Regional Development and Environment as well as training and provide consultancy services in policy development, application, monitoring or evaluation of such projects and to investigate locally viable solutions and innovations, and to assist and strengthen the links for sustainable development and networking.
The aim of EKOSEM is to contribute to the development of public, private sector and international organizations by organizing a varied program of social events and courses covering all fields that research and training within the university.
Design Research and Implementation Center, EKOTAM; which is established in 2005 under the embodiment of Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Fine Arts and Design; aims to research, accumulate, create and spread knowledge and engage in applied areas in the context of design knowledge, history, theory, philosophy, ducation and implementation.