History

At the University of Istanbul “Eurasian Archaeology Institute,” the establishment of the University of Istanbul meeting agreed and the decision No. 73 dated 10.05.2001 on 28.03.1983, and an additional 30 of Law No. 2909 According to the Council of Ministers dated 31.01.2002 2002/3683 No. observed with the decision, this decision came into force after publication in the Official Gazette No. 29 681 dated 28.02.2002.During Establishment of the Eurasian Archaeology Institute, the Mediterranean countries, Eastern European and Balkan countries, Middle Eastern and Caucasian countries and Central Asian countries aimed to survey the archaeological work. In addition, these landscapes rich in history and the social and cultural influences on the contemporary societies of the past, constitute the Institute’s areas of work. However, the “Eurasian Archaeology” as the name literally trapped in a content is extremely limited. Archaeological matters in question to be investigated because the geography is far beyond the Eurasian region, our country out of the archaeological history-geography, language, culture, social and political terms of the characteristics is also very closely related.

For this purpose, the University of Istanbul, his bid, the Council of Ministers dated 31.01.2002 and 2002/3683 after being approved by the judgment, on 07/07/2005″Eurasian Archaeology Institute of” name “Eurasia Institute, Istanbul University as” the work area be changed and the old In addition to Turkey, the Mediterranean countries, Eastern European and Balkan countries, Middle East and the Caucasian countries and Central Asian countries would be appropriate to investigate all kinds of cultural history, it was concluded that in proportion to the possibilities.

The Institute has since then, “Istanbul University, Eurasia Institute” under the name of carrying out its activities and will continue to increase its work on the geography.