About YIP 2019

The event will be held on 20th-28th of April’19.

Youth Istanbul Project, that will be organized for the second time in Turkey  by the members of the Marmara Law Association. Our organization gives the chance to get to know about economical and academical life in Istanbul to the participants. The participants will  also have an opportunity to step into the global world and the professional arena.

During the  Law and Politics Workshop, our guest lecturers will make their presentations about their specialities. And after these presentations  the  participants will prepare their final results about the subject which will be given.

With corporate visits our guests will find a chance of making an acquaintance with the companies which are taking an important place in Turkey’s business life and economics. At the same time with our cultural trips which will be arranged in two parts for each continent , they will meet Istanbul’s historical and mystic character.

During their stay; our guests will make international friends as they attend our social events which will be held by Youth Istanbul Organization Team and they will get to observe the basis of Turkish culture as they stay with their hosts.

With this academically important organization, our guests will be able to explore a new country as they improve their social skills and knowledge about new cultures.

About Istanbul

Istanbul that is historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most popular city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic center. This is one of the greatest cities in the world where you can see a modern western city combined with a traditional eastern city.

Istanbul is the only city in the world that straddles two continents: Asia and Europe. So the main selling point of Istanbul has always been bridge between Asia and Europe.

Istanbul is surrounded by the sea, with the Bosphorus cutting right through it.

Istanbul has also been  announced as the European Capital of Culture by the European Union in 2010.

Since the Foundation of Turkish Republic in 1923, Istanbul has continued to grow and today it boosted its population over 14 million people living in this spread out city. This makes Istanbul the largest city of Turkey and one of the biggest cities in the world.

Istanbul’s historical peninsula is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986 which is the heart of ancient Istanbul. Four major empires were ruled from this point. The Historical Peninsula, adorned with a vast number of museums and historical monuments, is the first destination for thousands of foreign and local tourists. It is the former heart of the Ottoman Empire. With the popular sights such as the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and the Basilica Cistern, Sultanahmet is a natural magnet to millions of tourists in Istanbul also with its variety of souvenirs and carpets, restaurants and cafés, hotels and guest houses.

The relatively traffic free region makes it easy to explore around on foto and by tram.

During the week that you will spend in Istanbul, you will have a chance to visit these historical places which has been an important witness to world history. If you are interested in seeing and exploring Istanbul with all its beauty and have a life time experience with people from all around the World, don’t hesitate to apply! The team of Youth İstanbul is ready and waiting for you!

Law and Politics Workshop

This workshop is the academic part of Youth Istanbul Project.  With the Participant’s active participation, Youth Istanbul Organization Team will organize a workshop which is in the direction of our academic aim.

In the first day of the seminar, you will be divided to groups and each group will be informed about their tasks. This task is to make a presentation about a case which you will be informed at the first day of seminar ,in the field of ‘Law and Politics’. During the seminar, you would get help from the couple of Guest Lecture’s  which will be about similar cases with yours that is given to you. You will have enough time to make a research to prepare your presentation.

At the end of the seminar, each group will present their tasks in the presence of all other participants. Youth Istanbul Organization Team will collect all the data of your presentations and publish them as a review.

Marmara Law Association

The basic principles of Marmara Law Association are togetherness, dignity and development.

Marmara University Faculty of Law is one of the leading Law Schools in our country and the world. Our Faculty comes forward with its students, alumnis and academics and it is distinguished with this feature.

With the longest-standing backround,’Marmara Law Club’ that founded in 2007, is the basis of Marmara Law Association with its ideas and activities. Inasmuch as the founders of the Association are the same people with the Board Member that took up a position in 2013 for ‘Marmara Law Club’.

Foundation phase of Marmara Law Association is completed in 2014,December. The vision of the Association is defined as; to consolidate the reputation of members and the legal entitiy of Faculty with supporting togetherness and development of members. Association has started to accept members in 2015, January.

The first activities of Association were to establish a computer class at Soma (Manisa, Turkey), in Namık Kemal Primary School where has been damaged by a big mining accident and to perform a symposium about Legal Dimension of Mining Accidents.

First international project of MLA was YouthIstanbul’18. It was held last year in April which you can find more information in related tab. (YIP’18 Memories)

Also MLA has organized a Summit in November’18. Within the scope of this Summit, four national and international student organizations have gathered in Marmara University Faculty of Law and discussed about how student organizations can be developed and how to build strong networks between each other with some other cultural and social events for 3 days.

Marmara Law Association has been working on the based of ideal law education and the world’s agenda ever since its foundation.