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Society 5.0: Digital Transformation and Social Sciences Project Call

Society 5.0: Digital Transformation and Social Sciences Project Call

Ibn Haldun University (IHU) aims to produce research projects with high impact value with the aim of becoming one of the few well-established research institutions with a strong and widespread impact in the future, thus contributing to the solution of today's problems and preparing society for the future. IHU aims to bring the most effective methods to our country in transforming developing digital technologies into social benefits. In this context, the Grant Programme has been implemented to present project outputs to decision-makers in cooperation with public, university, industry and civil society segments by supporting project proposals to address the social priorities specified in the call guide and to develop digital skills in society.

In May 2023, the call for the "Society 5.0: Digital Transformation and Social Sciences" support program, which was announced for the first time in 2024 with the mission of "University Specializing in Digital Social Sciences" imposed on our university by YÖK in May 2023, will be carried out in line with the guiding priorities.

Within the scope of the "Society 5.0: Digital Transformation and Social Sciences" call, applications are expected from university students and staff, public, private sector and non-governmental organization employees with innovative project ideas for research and/or implementation addressing social priority areas.

You can find more detailed information about the features sought in the projects in the following sections of the Application Guide. You can also find all the information you need about how the Grant Scheme process works, target group and priorities on the program website.

Priority topics are as follows:

-  Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Digital Economy and Finance
-  Data Analytics in Social Sciences - Digital Addiction
-  Use of Social Communation and Artificial Intelligence - Digitalisation and Religion
-  Smart Management with Digital Tools  - Artificial Intelligence Powered Law
-  Education with Digital Technologies - Block Chain Technology and Social Solutions

The evaluation of project proposals will be carried out in accordance with the following criteria:

- Purpose and objective of the project (20 Points)

- Original value (30 Points)

- Method (20 Points)

- Widespread impact (30 Points)

Call Calendar:

Receiving Applications 15/01/2024- 01/04/2024
Call Launch (Online) 02/02/2024/15.00
Evaluation and Announcement of Results 21/05/2024
Contract Approval Process & Orientation 01/06/2024

Please click here to access the application system.

The programme launch will be held on Friday, 2 February at 15.00 and you can participate in the programme via the link below:


For detailed information about the process, you can contact the project experts listed below:

Gülcan GÜVEN YEŞİLGÜL: gulcan.yesilgul@ihu.edu.tr / 0 212 692 0 212 (1225)

Eyüp KAYHAN: eyup.kayhan@ihu.edu.tr / 0 212 692 0 212 (1223)

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