Youth Istanbul Project 2023 in Türkiye (Funded)

Amazing opportunity to discover Istanbul for one week and learn about the academic, economic and cultural life in Istanbul and visit the most important tourist and archaeological attractions within the city. Youth Istanbul Project will be organized for the fourth time in Türkiye by the members of the Marmara Law Association.

About Youth Istanbul project

Youth Istanbul Project is a one week project for young people from all countries. This project helps young people to get acquainted with the academic and economic life in Istanbul.  The participants will also have an opportunity to step into the global world and the professional arena. Participants will enjoy making international friendships with young people from different countries of the world. 

By visiting top companies in Istanbul, young people will learn about the major companies that occupy an economic and commercial position in Turkey. The organizers will help you improve your social and cultural skills. All this is in addition to the cultural trips that will be organized in the European side and the Asian side of Istanbul.

About Marmara Law Association

The founding phase of Marmara Law Association was completed in December 2014. The basic principles of Marmara Law Association are teamwork, dignity and development. The first activities of the association were to set up a computer class in Soma (Manisa, Turkey), at Namek Kemal Primary School which was damaged by a major mining accident, and to hold a seminar on the legal dimension of mining accidents. MLA's first international project was Youth Istanbul'18. It was held in April of 2018. Marmara Law Society has been working on the basis of exemplary law education and global agenda since its foundation.

About Istanbul

Istanbul is located in the northwest of the Marmara region in Turkey, and it is divided into two parts separated by the Bosphorus Strait, which makes the city located on two continents at one time: Europe and Asia. It is the largest city in Turkey and the seventh largest city in the world in terms of population, with a population of about 15 million people. Istanbul contains many wonderful tourist places, including: Sultan ahmet District, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, Galata Tower, Bosphorus Strait, Topkapi Palace and Suleymaniye Mosque. 

About YIP Workshop

The academic part of the Youth Istanbul Project will be a workshop which will be organized by Youth Istanbul Case Team. In an international scale there are many companies have an impact on our daily lives variety of topics including the media, technology and environment. We believe that the operations of companies and their legal aspects is worth studying on, in an increasingly globalizied world. Therefore, the YIP’23 will be within the theme of “Law and Business”.

This year participants will have the opportunity to work on different and innovative topics including but not limited to, entrepreneurship, transparency, sustainability and management. Participants will not only spend their time listening to guest lecturers but also participate in the workshops and present their ideas and issues to their home country.

Finance and Benefits

- There is no any project fee for applications.

- Free accommodation with hosts.

- Free breakfast, lunch and special discounts for dinners.

- A part of transportation in Istanbul.

- Free City Tours and Corporate Visits.

Airport Pick up Starter Pack.

- Travel costs and travel insurance from your country to Istanbul are all yours.


This Project is for students and recent graduates all around the world.

- Your age should be between 18-27 years to apply.

It is not required to have a degree or have current studies in law school or social studies.

- You are interested in law, Business and Social studies.

If you live in Türkiye currently, you can't apply.

How to Apply?

- You need to write the following Data about yourself in Word, PDF or any Format and send this document to 

1. Full Name

2. Gender

3. Date of Birth 

4. Nationality

5. Contact Information (Telephone number)

6. University

7. Department of Study

8. Year of Graduation

9. Allergies/Food Preference(Vegan-Vegetarian etc.)

10. Contact person in case of emergency

11. Contact person’s telephone number

12. Travel Insurance Information

13. Languages You Speak (Level)

14. Have you visited Istanbul before?

15. Why are you interested in Istanbul?

16. What do you know about Istanbul? (Only with 3 words)

17. Can you stay with pets? (For host arrangement)

18. How did you learn about us?

19. Describe yourself (Very important for selection)

20. Why should you be selected for the Project? (Very important for selection)

21. What are your expectations for the YIP week? (Very important for selection)

22. A picture of yourself (Very important for selection)

Note: As long as your application includes the required information, it can be in any format (you can e.g. include a résumé, video clips, pictures, or links to social media accounts in your application).  You need to AT LEAST provide the information above. Feel free to be as much as creative while sending your application. 


Application: You can apply between 16/12/2022 and 16/01/2023

Results: the results no later than the second week of February, 2023. You will receive an e-mail that says you are invited or not

Start: The event will be held on March 11, 2023

The End: The event will be Finished on March 18, 2023

For more information you can visit the official website of the project from here

Official Website


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