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, prepares accompanying publications, and carries out Ortaklaşa: Culture, Dialogue and Support Programme in collaboration with the Marmara Municipalities Union (MBB) and EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) Istanbul and Ankara.

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.

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