Istanbul Aydın University
About our Organization
It is not surprising to encounter the graduates of Istanbul Aydın University (IAU), which has taken the road with the slogan of “Towards a Bright Future”, at the brightest spots of business life. Istanbul Aydın University is a city and campus university located in the center of Istanbul with its experienced academic staff who have gained a reputation for their scientific studies in our country and in the world. IAU where you can experience activities every hour of the day, is dominated by constant energy and mobility.
We have 12 faculties, 3 vocational schools and 8 institute of graduate studies. Instruction’s language is English in most departments. It includes well-equipped and experienced instructors with the strongest academic and professional knowledge in Turkey. Stepping with the conscious of that scientific research and developments are only possible through advanced technology and developments and the principle of “Technological University”, we provide uninterrupted service to our students in our foreign language, foodstuff and computer laborites with high technologies. In this context, we have the biggest Techno-center of Turkey is in Istanbul Aydın University. Istanbul Aydın University has Erasmus+ bilateral agreements with 266 universities from 49 countries, 28 of which are European countries, within the scope of ERASMUS program. In addition to hosting many students from abroad, it also offers many students the opportunity to study abroad. IAU is a member of many international associations including EURAS Eurasian Universities Union and UNIMED Mediterranean Universities Union.
Why we are Participating in the Project
Istanbul Aydın University is a member of many international associations including EURAS Eurasian Universities Union and UNIMED Mediterranean Universities Union. IAU participates in European Union Projects such as Erasmus+ Student and Staff Mobility Programmes. However, our work is not limited to these. We argue that education and course creation are essential. In addition, we want to diversify the use of our cultures and traditions in the clinic. In addition, our professional team has been involved in such projects and is eager to participate and communicate with our colleagues on other partner teams about potential problems and outcomes.
Our Role in the Project
We will be one of the parnters of the project. In this role, we will complete the project and delivered on schedule, required to obtain the best quality outputs possible. Istanbul Aydın University’s role in the project is related with its capacity to train national and international students from the health
sector in İstanbul, as well as its experience in conducting research pilot studies. We will also work on the production of some of the intellectual outputs: we will define the course contents and their structure, registering them; we will define the learning activities to be prepared and the ways of reviewing their quality. We’ll be also active in translating the courses into Turkish. Finally, we will support the creation and organisation of the webinars that will take place during the MovE Project, for the duration of one week in Istanbul.
Demet Biçki is assistant professor doctor of the Istanbul Aydın University where she teaches heat-light-hydrotheraphy and manipulative treatment where, she serves as Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. She has administrative tasks in Erasmus+ Programmes. She gave a presentation at Klaipeda State College during international week in Lithuania.
Gökhan Özkoçak is a medical doctor, working as an assistant professor doctor of the Istanbul Aydın University, where he teaches pediatric rehabilitation and physiotherapy in orthopedic disorders from 2021. He is the supervisor of the Mov-E.
Sevgi Pehlivan, holding an MSc Physiotherapist, is currently pursuing her PhD at the Institute of Cardiology. Additionally, she works as a research assistant at Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. Her specific research focus lies in the fields of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and biomechanics, and she has received training in Croatia, fueling her passion for these areas of study.
Sabiha İrem Sancaktar
Sabiha İrem Sancaktar, holding an MSc in Physiotherapy, is dedicated to her PhD studies in the field of Physiotherapy. Simultaneously, she serves as a research assistant at Istanbul Aydin University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation. Her specific research focus lies in mental health within physiotherapy and pediatric rehabilitation. Sabiha has received training in Lithuania, intensifying her passion for these specialized areas of study.
Fatma Dilara Akar Çamyar
Dilara is a Master degree student in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation at the Sağlık Bilimleri University in Istanbul. She has Erasmus+ Project experiences in Italy two times. She has been there through both study and internship exchange programs.
Ozpinar received his BS degree in veterinarian sciences from the Ankara University. He has been awarded a PhD scholarship grant by the German Academic Exchange Program and completed his PhD studies at the Department of Nutrition Physiology of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany in 1984.