CREATIVE ECONOMY RESEARCH AND APPLICATION CENTER BYLAW
Purpose, Scope, Basis, and Definitions
ARTICLE 1 – (1) The purpose of this bylaw is to set out the general rules, procedures and principles regarding the aims, activities, governing bodies and duties of governing bodies of Izmir University of Economics Creative Economy Research and Application Center.
ARTICLE 2 – (1) This bylaw includes provisions regarding the aims, activities, governing bodies and duties of governing bodies of Izmir University of Economics Creative Economy Research and Application Center.
ARTICLE 3 – (1) This bylaw has been established in accordance with paragraph (d), sub paragraph (2) of clause one of Article 7, and Article 14 of Higher Education Law No. 2547 dated 4 November 1981.
ARTICLE 4 – (1) The references in this bylaw are as follows;
a) Centre: Creative Economy Research and Application Centre of Izmir University of Economics,
b) Director: Director of the Centre,
c) Vice Directors: Vice Directors of the Centre,
ç) Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees of Izmir University of Economics,
d) Rector: The Rector of Izmir University of Economics,
e) Senate: The Senate of Izmir University of Economics,
f) University (IUE): Izmir University of Economics,
g) Administrative Board: The Administrative Board of the Centre.
Aims of the Centre and Areas of Activity
Aims of the Centre
ARTICLE 5 – (1) Aims of the center are as follows:
a) Conduct interdisciplinary researches, generate knowledge accumulation, produce, spread, and apply knowledge, develop national and international projects, and build partnerships and organize activities in order to spread knowledge and raise awareness in areas of culture economies and creative industries.
b) Develop service strategies, projects and pilot applications for sectors that accelerate the economic and social transformation, and social transformation aimed by these sectors, with the driving force behind culture economies and creative industries, and contribute to the establishment of collaborations and network among partners in studies to be conducted in culture economies and creative industries.
Areas of Activity
ARTICLE 6 – (1) Activities of the center are as follows:
a) Carry out joint activities, develop implementation projects with universities, local government, chambers of commerce and industry, and international organizations about creative economy and cities; establish exchange networks on collaborations, education, knowledge, talents, projects, applications, human resources.
b) Develop and strengthen national and international collaborations among university, private sector, local government, and international organizations about creative economy, culture industries, and creative cities.
c) Engage in monitoring, grading, and reporting activities about creative economy, culture industries, and creative cities.
ç) Provide strategic and creative information and data to administrations and private businesses, support their development plans by providing creative ideas and talents in establishing road maps.
d) Develop permanent and sustainable national and international mechanisms among participants where they can share talents, knowledge, analysis, opinions, and creative ideas.
e) Turn talents and creative ideas into high, intellectual added value implementation projects.
f) Work to develop the talents of human resources and personnel of participating organizations about creative economy, culture industries, and creative cities.
g) Organize in-house training, training courses, seminars, certificate programs and such.
ğ) Provide consultancy services to public and private organizations, establish scientific and technical collaborations, benefit from the knowledge, infrastructure, and human resources of aforementioned organizations and establish joint work groups to develop joint projects, and participate in existing projects.
h) Contribute to quality and quantity of local and global brands in the area of culture economies and creative industries by providing consultancy, mentorship, training, and projects.
ı) Conduct seminars, congresses, conferences, scientific meetings, organize radio and TV programs, make publications and set up respective committees when necessary.
i) Establish sub-units, work groups, communities, and such platforms to work in this area.
j) Support the activities of similar organizations.
Governing Bodies of the Centre and Duties
Governing Bodies of the Centre
ARTICLE 7 – (1) The center is made up of the following governing bodies:
b) Administrative Board
ARTICLE 8 – (1) Director of the Centre is selected among the academic and administrative staff members of the University, and assigned for three-year period upon the recommendation of the Rector and approval of the Board of Trustees. Director answers to the Administrative Board regarding the duties carried out.
(2) Director acts as the Chair of the Administrative Board in the absence of the Rector. When the assignment period of the Director of the Centre expires, s/he can be reassigned. In the event of the Director being absent from his/her duty for any reason for a period exceeding 8 months, the assignment will be terminated. A new Director will be reassigned the same way.
Director’s Duties, Authorities, and Responsibilities
ARTICLE 9 – (1) Duties, Authorities, and Responsibilities of the Director of the Centre are to:
a) Represent the Center,
b) Prepare, implement, monitor, and supervise action plans in accordance with the policies and strategies specified by the Administrative Board,
c) Submit the annual activity reports regarding the activities of the Centre, or reports to be demanded when necessary, to the Administrative Board,
ç) Determine the allocation and staffing needs of the Center, other respective issues, and recommendations about budgeting, and submit them to the Administrative Board with justifications,
d) Collaborate with institutions and organizations domestic and abroad, develop joint projects, and submit them to the Administrative Board,
e) Ensure all the units within the Center operate efficiently, qualitatively, and in coordination,
f) Work in coordination with the academic units of the University in order to carry out education and research activities efficiently, and take necessary precautions to realize this.
ARTICLE 10 – (1) Two vice-directors the most are selected among the academic and administrative staff members of the University upon the approval of the Administrative Board. The Vice Directors, assist the Director of the Centre in carrying out the services of the Center based on the delegation of authority.
(2) When the assignment period of the Director of the Centre expires so does the assignment of the Vice Directors. A vice director, whose assignment ended, may be reassigned the same way or dismissed before the end of the assignment period the same way.
(3) Vice Directors carry out duties assigned to them by the Director.
ARTICLE 11 – (1) Administrative Board is made up of the following members:
c) Two faculty members and/or sector representatives from departments of Economics, Architecture and Design, Industrial Design, Sociology, Business Administration, Restoration, Gastronomy, and Literature and have experience in culture economies and creative industries.
(2) Rector is the Chair of the Administrative Board; the Director chairs the meetings in the absence of the Rector. Administrative Board convenes by absolute majority at least twice a year upon the invitation of the Chair of the Administrative Board and majority of votes takes decisions.
(3) Administrative Board membership of the Rector and the Director ends when their assignments end. Those, who are assigned to this duty, are considered natural members of the Administrative Board. Assignment period of other members is three years. The members, whose assignment period expires, may be reassigned.
Administrative Board Duties
ARTICLE 12 – (1) Duties of the Administrative Board are to:
a) Identify the policies and strategies regarding the operations of the Center,
b) Specify the principles and rules regarding the use of the center for associate, undergraduate, and graduate education activities and researches, and present opinion(s) about this to the Center Directorate when necessary,
c) Search for funds in order to fulfill the objectives of the Center,
ç) Determine the allocation and staffing needs of the Center, finalize issues about budgeting, recommendations about new units to be established and projects, and other respective issues,
d) Assess the annual report to be prepared by the Director of the Center regarding the activities of the Center, or reports to be prepared on demand, and notify the senior management about the results,
e) Adjudicate the decisions on collaborating with institutions and organizations domestic and abroad, and developing joint projects,
f) Ask for opinions and recommendations on an annual basis or whenever necessary.
Miscellaneous and Final Provisions
Center procedures and principles
ARTICLE 13 – (1) Working principles and procedures of all centers are prepared by the Center Directorate, and are presented to the Administrative Board for approval.
ARTICLE 14 – (1) Academic, technical, and administrative staffing needs of the Center is fulfilled by staff to be assigned by the Rector pursuant to Article 13 of Law No. 2547.
ARTICLE 15 – (1) Provisions of Law No. 2547 and other respective legislations shall be taken into account should non-provisional cases occur in this bylaw.
ARTICLE 16 – (1) This Bylaw takes effect on the date it is published.
ARTICLE 17 – (1) The Rector of the Izmir University of Economics enforces the provisions of this Bylaw.
This bylaw took effect on the date of its publication on the Official Gazette dated 15 September 2019 and numbered 30889GERİ DÖN