İKSV operates in the field of cultural policy studies since 2011 with the aim of fostering the exchange of ideas, facilitating participation in the current debates in the field, and contributing to data collection in the field of culture and arts. The department of Cultural Policy Studies publishes research-based cultural policy reports, organizes workshops, conferences, and symposia in cooperation with a variety of institutions, and prepares accompanying publications. The department manages the strategic planning processes of İKSV and conceives and conducts national and international projects in the guidance of the strategic plan.

İKSV collaborates with several institutions and corporations that assume the role of developing the cultural policies of the EU. The Foundation is among the members of the General Assembly of the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO since 2018, and the Turkish network of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation since 2005.

For more information and inquiries please contact: cultural.policy@iksv.org