Youth Workshops

In order to raise awareness on issues such as inequality in income distribution, poverty and deprivation , and cirises arising from climate change , we organize many workshops as Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Youth Studies and Social Projects Directorate and Genç İzmir.

We are on Campus

“We are on campus” , it was eventualized for university students and students groups in İzmir and around İzmir to connect with Genç İzmir and to realize participatory projects and activities together.


Izmir Metropolitan Municipality City Archive and Museum (APİKAM) City Museum: The city museum is a unit that visually presents the history of the city. It aims to contribute to the urban consciousness of the people of İzmir with the exhibitions in which the information to be produced in the city archive is used . The city archive aims to preserve historical and traditional values meticulously. http:/www.apikam.org.tr Şair Eşref Bulvarı No: 1/A Çankaya – İzmir Tel: 0(232)2933900 Faks: 0(232)4413039 • CITY LIBRARY There arşe 15 thousand Turkish and 30 thousand English boks in the library. Working Hours; Weekdays: 09:00 – 21:00 Weekends: 09:00 – 17:00 Atatürk Caddesi No:454 Alsancak – İzmir Tel:0(232)2931151 Faks: 0(232)4644415 • CHATEAU LIBRARY Chateau library is the first digital library established to provide all kinds of resources to izmir through electronic media. This library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week .There are 1200 Turkish and 500 English books in this library. Working Hours; Weekdays: 09:00 – 21:00 Saturday: 09:00 – 17:00 • BUCA IŞILAY SAYGIN LIBRARY Ufuk mah. 916 sk. No:31/1 Buca – İzmir Tel: 293 11 49 There are 600 Turkish and 250 English books in the library. Working Hours; 08:30 – 17:30 • BUCA YAHYA KEMAL BEYATLI LIBRARY There ara five thousand books in the library. Working Hours; 08:30 – 17:30 • GÜZELBAHÇE LIBRARY There ara four thousand turkish books in the library. Working Hours; 08:30 – 17:30 • BOOK MOBİLE ( MOBİLE LIBRARY) Two buses belonging to the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality were prepared as libraries in order to facilitate the access of everyone from 7 to 70 years old and to improve the habit of reading books. Tablets and internet access are provided in mobile libraries around the villages, research and reading services are provided in the digital library. There are 1000 books in each mobile library and 2 books are lent to members for 21 day. • HAVAGAZI YOUTH RESEARCH LIBRARY Associate degree , undergraduate and graduate students can use the library by getting an appointment on gencizmir.com 64 people (limited to 20 people during the pandemic period) can benefit at the same time. The research library has 8 computers and 20 tablets to access digital databases, e-books and e-journals. There are Philosophy Database, Torossa Mediterranean Studies Database, journals and 3672 e-books as Turkish available to researchers in the library. Weekdays: 09:00 – 21:00 Saturday: You can get an appointment. • AHMET PİRİŞTİNA FERRY LIBRARY It is the first ferry library in Turkey. There are 550 Turkish books in the library. Working Hours; Weekdays: 08:30 – 17:30 (The library is open to use when moored at the pier, except for ferry services.) • FETHİ SEKİN FERRY LIBRARY There are 400 Turkish books in the ferryboat library. Working Hours; Weekdays: 08:30 – 17:30 (the library is open to use when moored at the pier, except for ferry services.)

We are at High School

Within the scope of the “let’s make life easier together” project implemented since january 2017, ‘’ Is exam my life or is my life the exam ‘’personal development seminars conducted for high school students in the center and in the districts far from the center, and studies with 32 high school and approximately four thousand high school students. As a result, it has been observed that young people have problems with internet usege, accesssibility and stress management. In the satisfaction survey after the project, it was determined that most of the participants gave positive feedback. The main working areas of the project, whose focus group is high school 1.2.3. and 4th grades (9,10,11 and 12), are as follows. Within the scope of our capacity development programs for youths personal development seminar and” digitalizing world and future” seminar, the change process of technology and its effect on professions, social media algorithms and correct use of social media, use of digital platforms such as Google Academy, what is perception management in the digital World? Seminars are held. Within the scope of our pscycho-social support activities for youths, interactivite studies are carried out about “Is exam my life or ıs my life the exam ” (40 minutes), stress management, motivation, sports at home and digital addiction. Within the scope of our studies about youth participation; Fikrimiz, Entrepreneurship Center ve Fablab(60 Minutes) to youths, development of projects and ideas that will make social impact social entrepreneur ship, design – focused thinking and internet of things etc. Information is provided by our units, where they can receive training and benefit from their physcial areas. Within the scope of our youth support programs; With the “Book Card” Project, which is implemented in order to create equality of opportunity in education ( test book, lecture book, etc.) for high school students who are preparing for university exams and have limited access to financial resources , a limited number of young people are given book card support with a load of 150 TL. Youths are informed about the free and unlimited access to the mock exams module working with artificial intelligence system, free courses, awareness studies, online seminars and personal development workshops throughout the year on the www.gencizmir.com web portal.