IHU Welcomes Two Distinguished Professors to Its Faculty


Ibn Haldun University (IHU) welcomed each of Professor İzzet Bozkurt and Professor Şükrü Yıldız to the faculty ranks of the School of Communication and the School of Law starting in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Prof. İzzet Bozkurt, who has completed many works on Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising, Brand Management, Neuro marketing and Public Relations, will continue his academic life and scientific studies under the umbrella of the Media and Communication Department of the School of Communication at the University of Ibn Haldun.

Prof. Şükrü Yıldız who has scientific studies over the past several years in Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Capital Market Law, Trademark Law, Commercial Business Law, Banking Law, Commercial papers Law, Energy Law, Intellectual and Industrial Property Law, will join the Private Law Department of the School of Law to continue his academic life.

Who is Prof. İzzet Bozkurt?

Professor İzzet Bozkurt was born in Erzurum in 1966. Later after completing secondary school at Erzurum High School he graduated from Ege University, Faculty of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations Department. He worked as the editor in charge of Public Relations Department of Aegean Region Chamber of Industry for about two years and released EBSO NEWS Magazine, the subsidiary body of the chamber.

Bozkurt, who later served as a research assistant at Ege University Faculty of Communication, received his first master’s degree in 1992 by giving his thesis on the “Role of Communication in University-Industry Cooperation.” Continuing his education life in the USA with the scholarship of Higher Education Institution, Bozkurt received his second master’s degree from Roosevelt University in the field of “Marketing Communication.” Having completed his PhD in Marketing Communication Management in 1998, Bozkurt became, at the same year, a faculty member with the title of assistant professor at Ege University Faculty of Communication. Izzet Bozkurt, who received the title of associate professor in 2003 and professor in 2009, headed the Department of Public Relations and Publicity of the Eastern Mediterranean University Faculty of Communication between 2000-2004, became Head of the Department of Journalism and served as Deputy Dean of Istanbul Yeditepe University between 2004-2011, served as the President of Yeni Yüzyıl University and then Vice President of Üsküdar University and Founding Dean of the Faculty of Communication.

Bozkurt has many researches and published articles on topics such as advertisement, brand, marketing, marketing communication, political marketing and positioning. He is also an advisor for several organizations on these areas.

Professor İzzet Bozkurt has four books titled “Advertising, Public Relations and Beyond”, “Integrated Marketing Communication,” “Communication Oriented Marketing” and “Magic Touches in Marketing Communication.”

Who is Prof. Şükrü Yıldız?

Professor Şükrü Yıldız was born in Nevşehir in 1964. He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law in 1987, completed his Master’s degree in Private Law at Marmara University, and his PhD in Istanbul University Institute of Social Sciences, Private Law Department. He became Associate Professor in 2002 and Professor in 2007.

The subject of his master’s thesis was “Annulment of General Assembly Resolutions in Joint Stock Companies According to the provisions of the TCC”, Doctorate thesis subject is “The Right to Receive New Shares in Joint Stock Companies,” Associate Thesis topic is “Equal Treatment Principle in terms of Shareholders in the Joint Stock Company,” and the Professorship Thesis is “Limited Companies Law According to the TCC Draft.” He has published articles and papers in many fields of Private Law and Commercial Law.

In addition to many articles of Professor Yıldız, he did published the following works “Expert Reports and Legal Opinions,” “Equal Treatment Principle,” “Limited Company Law (1998-2007),” “Legal Opinions – 2 (1998-2007),” “The Right to Acquire New Shares in Joint Stock Companies,” “Annulment of General Assembly Resolutions in Joint Stock Company According to TCC,” and “Published Council Guidelines on the Law of Companies of the European Union.”

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