The İzmir Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation
İzmir University of Economics has been founded by ICC Education and Health Foundation under the auspices of İzmir Chamber of Commerce. İzmir Chamber of Commerce that was founded in 19th Century stands out as one of the leading non-governmental organizations of Turkey.
Currently, it has 55 thousand active and 85 thousand participating members. The İzmir Chamber of Commerce, which is one of the most prestigious chambers within Turkey, has been the forefront of innovation and change since the 1923 İzmir Economics Congress in which the great leader Atatürk also participated in person. İzmir Chamber of Commerce that increased its income day by day in more than a hundred years has founded ICC Education and Health Foundation in 1988 and continued to serve İzmir.
ICC Education and Health Foundation, which is supported by the generosity of the people of İzmir, has supported many students by establishing the İzmir Chamber of Commerce Foundation Industrial Vocational School. The foundation also continued to make successful projects in the field of health by establishing the İzmir Chamber of Commerce Foundation Süleyman Taştekin Eşrefpaşa Polyclinic. However, it experienced the pride of establishing the first foundation university of İzmir in 2001.
The support of İzmir Chamber of Commerce, and ICC Education and Health Foundation has undoubtedly contributed to the rapid increase in the success rate of İzmir University of Economics since its first academic year.