Useful Research Links

Centres and Institutes

Turkish Studies at the University of Texas, Austin

Institute of Turkish Studies (ITS)

The Turkish Studies Association (TSA)

Turkish International Studies Association (TISA)

French Institute for Anatolian Studies (Istanbul)

Das Orient Institut (Istanbul)

Turkish Studies at FORTH (Greece)

Turkish Studies at the University of Cyprus

Turkology Chair in Bamberg University 

Turkic Studies at the Freie Universitat, Berlin

The Turkology Update Leiden Project (TULP)

International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam [It entails an archive database]

Turkish Studies at the University of Vienna

Department of Turkish Studies and Inner Asian Peoples at the Warsaw University

Turkish Studies Institute [The Global Research]

The Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies Endowed Chair, Indiana University

Ottoman and Turkish Studies at Harvard

Turkish Studies at the University of Arizona

Turkish Studies at the University of Michigan

The Turkish Programme at the Columbia University

The Turkish Programme at the Georgetown University

The Hagop Kevorkian Centre at the New York University

The Turkish Language Programme at the University of Chicago

Turkish Studies at SOAS

South East European Studies at Oxford

Centre d'Histoire du Domaine Turc at EHESS, Paris  


Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)


The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

The Centre for European Policy Studies

Centre for European Reform

Chatham House on the Middle East

The Foreign Policy Centre  

International Organizations

European Commission on Enlargement

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, OSCE

Council of Europe, Turkey

European Free Trade Agreement, EFTA, Turkey

Human Rights Watch on Turkey

Amnesty International 2007 Report on Turkey

United Nations Development Programme,UNDP,Turkey

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Turkey

World Bank, Turkey

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, Turkey  


Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations

Turkish Studies Association Journal

European Journal of Turkish Studies

The Journal of Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies Journal [The Global Research Publication]

Journal of Modern Turkish Studies [Ankara University]


TESEV Foreign Policy Bulletin

Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs  


TUBITAK - The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey

TUBA - Turkish Academy of Sciences

Turkish Statistical Institute

DPT - State Planning Organization

Government of the Republic of Turkey

The Grand National Assembly of Turkey

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Policy Institute

TEPAV - Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey

History Foundation of Turkey

TESEV - Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation

Permanent Mission of Turkey to United Nations  

Turkish Newspapers







Zaman [english available]

Turkish Daily News [english]  


State Archives (The Prime Ministry)

Halil Inalcik Collection at Bilkent University

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

National Library, Ankara

Turkish Historical Society, Ankara

Library of the Parliament, Ankara  

Turkish Universities

[The list only covers leading universities with postgraduate programmes in social sciences]


Bogazici University

Galatasaray University

Istanbul University

Istanbul Bilgi University

Koc University

Marmara University

Sabanci University

Yidiz Technical University


Ankara University

Bilkent University

Gazi University

Hacettepe University

Middle East Technical University

TOBB University


Dokuz Eylul University

Ege University

Izmir Economy University