Doğanata Education and Culture Foundation was established by Necdet Doğanata in 1995.
The establishment goal of the Foundation is training virtuous, hardworking, qualified directors and staffs and serving our country in the field of education, primarily in higher education.
Strenuous works and preparations, which were held by Doğanata Education and Culture Foundation within the framework of “Regulation for Private (Foundation) Higher Education Institutions” reached an end and we gained the right of establishment in accordance with the law numbered 5656 published on Official Journal numbered 26526 and dated 18 May 2007.
Izmir University is established by the supports and works of Doğanata Group, on a knowledge basis, gained through almost half a century of experience in the field of education.
Doğanata Education and Culture Foundation has been endowing scholarships which covers free tuition, room and board both on the primary and higher education levels, for the ones who can not effort, since the date it was established and provides support for the presentation and organization of the cultural, artistic and scientific activities.
Several scholarships will be awarded to students, who enroll in Izmir University, on the basis of need and scholastic merit by Doğanata Education and Culture Foundation.