Research – About Us


With the vision of becoming the university of the future, now we go further and higher.

This is Dokuz Eylül University, the Research University.

Dokuz Eylül University which pioneered many innovative initiatives in the city and in the scientific world, has been awarded the status of a research university by Turkish Higher Education Board as becoming one of the twenty research universities in the country.

DEÜ achieved to be one of the top 15 universities among 207 universities in Turkey, where there are 131 state universities.

For the thematic field of Hospitality and Tourism, our university ranked among the top 100-150 universities in the world and ranked as the first best university in Turkey in 2022. It achieved significant success internationally and nationally. 

The Tourism Faculty with the academic members who specialized in the various fields of hospitality and tourism and with the invited guest speakers from various fields of the tourism sector acts as a hub both for scientific knowledge and professional experience.

OUR RESEARCH

You can reach the publications of our academic staff below.

Department of Tourism Management

Osman Avşar KURGUN, PhD

Yusuf GÜMÜŞ, PhD

İlkay TAŞ GÜRSOY, PhD

Emir ÖZEREN, PhD

Özay Emre YILDIZ, PhD

Erdem AKTAŞ, PhD

Gamze Özoğul, PhD

N. Ayça ÖZTÜRK, PhD

G. Zeynep EGELİ

Guest Researcher

Asad Ali Qazi (2022-2023)

Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts

Hülya KURGUN, PhD

Turgay BUCAK, PhD

Pınar IŞILDAR, PhD

Demet BAĞIRAN ÖZŞEKER, PhD

Uğur LOKMAN

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

You can reach our EU Erasmus+ projects below.

  1. SMARTDEMA Smart Destination Management (You can reach the project poster or visit the website for detailed information)
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