The institute was established by virtue of Article 20765 Law Number 3699 of Official Gazette on 24 January 1991. Departments of Turkish Language and Literature, Turkish History and Turkish Art History were opened by virtue of the Council of Higher Education’s Article 18152 on 23 October 1991. The aim of the institute is to research and study literature, language, history, geography, folklore and art about the Turkish World and to publish the outcomes. Moreover symposiums, conferences, seminars will be organized
Our mission is to research and study the language, literature, history, geography, sociology of the Turkish World which also form the Turkish culture. Furthermore, we will share the outcomes with the Turkish World.
We aim to provide the unity and the connection within the Turkic community