Our Mission

The Institute of Turkish Revolution History in Ankara University is an academic unit established on April 15th, 1942 by Law numbered 4204. Our Institute, as stated in the general framework of institutional law, has taken on the mission of conducting research about the principles based on the Turkish War of Independence, the Turkish revolution and the regime of the Republic of Turkey that were all carried out under the leadership of Ataturk based scientific methods interdisciplinary approaches; enabling readers and researchers at all levels to use the museums, archives and libraries that it owns; giving seminars and lectures and making publications to promote the history of Republic of Turkey both in the country and abroad; lecturing and teaching ethical values and transforming them into a life style, developing the sense of belonging towards the university and country during these lectures and creating a solid citizenship awareness;giving postgraduate courses, taught in faculties and colleges, in the field of Atatürk’s Principles and Revolution History and the history of the Republic and educating academicians specialized in this field.