ILKE Association for Science Culture and Education was established in year 2010 with the intention of living pursuant to Islamic and humane values, to conduce to be lived, to be spearheading for realization of the transformation of the society in this direction. The volition/will that brings ILKE to existence has established and/or supported a great deal of charities and public utility foundations up to present. Through existing foundations, ILKE has been supporting works in business ethics, public education works, and academic studies and also has been generating information, policy and strategy for these fields.
Association of Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics (IGIAD) has been established in 2003. IGIAD is a non-governmental organization working on the areas of business ethics and entrepreneurship. IGIAD aims to spread awareness for business ethics, promote entrepreneurship, and raise ethical consciousness in the society. IGIAD questions the current market rules and tries to construct a rights-centered business. IGIAD endeavors to spread the fair distribution of lawful (halal) income. Meanwhile it supports, offers and guides a role model for entrepreneurs who would abide by these principles. IGIAD, organizes seminars, conferences and panels on business ethics and entrepreneurship; publishes a quarterly newsletter, semi-annual academic journal and books; prepares reports; organizes meetings, social and cultural events for its members in order to achieve its purposes
Scientific Studies Society (İLEM) was founded in 2002 with a view to train and support scientists and intellectuals who are expected to suggest encompassing solutions for those problems that have been taking place over two centuries. Studies within İLEM are planned with a comparative and multi-dimensional interdisciplinary approach to assist the training of sapient and sagacious scholars who understand zeitgeist and main dynamics of their own civilization. With this regard, one of the main objectives of İLEM is conducting scientific research to suggest solutions for the questions of humanity by laying a ground for training scientists who preserve our tradition of science. İLEM hopes its scientific studies to inspire varied groups in Turkey and abroad.
Istanbul Commerce University Founded by Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, Educational and Social Services Foundation, Istanbul Commerce University accepted students for the first time in year 2001. It is one of the first non-profit private universities of Turkey. Istanbul Commerce University, located in the heart of Istanbul; one of the leading cultural capitals of the world, continues to its educational journey with the awareness of the responsibility of bringing the scientific, historical and cultural inheritance of millennia to the future. Thanks to the quality of its teaching programs and instructors, as well as technical equipment and the future vision offered to its students, thirteen years later our student count reached 7 thousand, taught by a faculty of over 300, in contrast to just 73 students in the beginning. The reputation ICU achieved within a short time is only reinforced with hundreds of international and national publications each year. Various awards accorded and events organized only lead to further heights.A most crucial characteristic that helps ICU stand out with excellent qualities is its location in the central and select parts of Istanbul, one of the cultural capitals of the world. The location of Istanbul Commerce University at the heart of Istanbul allows it to keep the pulse of the contemporary world, to keep its vision open for the world and the future, to bring national as well as global culture, science, arts and economics together, providing the university with an active, innovative and pioneering perspective. Eminönü and Sütlüce campuses of Istanbul Commerce University are located on the shores of the historical peninsula of Istanbul, in the midst of historical sites, and right beside centers of commerce. Küçükyalı campus is located in a select neighborhood of Istanbul offers a healthy feeling of city life to the students. Istanbul Commerce University represents a perspective of responsibility towards new horizons illuminated, grasping the age on the basis of its own geography and values of civilization with an inquisitive mind.