Research Centers

YTU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOR TOURIST SITE MANAGEMENT

The purpose of the center is to organize short-and long-term education and training programs within the university in all areas of education and research related to tourist site management, to make strategies on the effects of new technologies tourism policies, financing, business administration, promotion and marketing, international relations, and to research and develop projects on design, planning, infrastructure, investment, environmental decisions, and the economic, political, administrative, social, demographic, architectural, technical and artistic issues from scales ranging from building to macro-scale regional planning in the field of tourism.

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YTU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOR SETTLEMENT AND ARCHITECTURAL SCIENCES

The purpose of the center is to make planning of buildings and settlements varying from building scale to regional scale, and to research, practice and give training on the economic, political, administrative, social, demographic, physical, architectural, technical and artistic issues on these scales.

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR URBAN STUDIES (ICUS)

The purpose of this center is to make joint efforts and establish collaboration with universities and organizations about city on national and international level, including Turkish-speaking countries and countries that show similar cultural charasteristics, to start work on development of training programs based on hands-on projects in fields of architecture, urban planning, engineering and other applied and social sciences on city, to proliferate and disseminate the knowledge and experience through research programs, to strengthen the scientific infrastructure built on the knowledge and expericence in our university as well as other domestic or foreign academic institutions, to produce public service for national and international collaboration by bringing together works on city from different disciplines.

YTU APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOR THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORICAL HERITAGE

The purpose of the center is to organize short-and long-term education and training programs within the university in all areas of education and research related to the conservation of historical heritage, to make strategies on conservation practice, and to develop research and consultancy projects. The center promotes awareness on conservation of historical heritage and helps to improve the collaboration among the university, the public, private sector and international organizations by organizing events, research and studies that allows technical information among branches of science to be shared.