Izmir University of Economics
Izmir University of Economics was established in 2001 by the İzmir Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation. The University has the official aim to raise participative and creative individuals who are loyal to Ataturk's principles and revolutions. The university is the first foundation university of İzmir and the Aegean Region. İzmir University of Economics is also the first specialization university of Turkey. It was planning to establish a university in Goslar, Germany by 2007, but these plans have not materialized yet as of 2008.