About the Center


Our Mission
To create individual learning opportunities to meet the needs of self-learning, research and development to the companies, institutions, organizations and learners with Istanbul Okan University’s technological potential.

Our vision
To put into effect of e-learning process on the road of ‘E-University’ to be a world-class university. Also to play a key role in the development of applications in the field of Distance Education.


  1. Interdisciplinary approach
  2. Sensitivity to the needs
  3. Care to share information
  4. Pay attention to all the stakeholders,
  5. Adherence to ethical principles.

Central Advisory Board

  • Prof. Güner Gürsoy, Chairman of the Board of S'aide
  • Assoc. Prof. Okan Bulut, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Mithat Bülent Özmen, Istanbul Gas Distribution Industry and Trade Inc. General Manager
  • Robert Speed, Innovera Group CEO Middle East
  • Sevcan Karababa Türker, Coursera, University Partnerships Director, EMEA
  • Mustafa Güçlü, Blackboard Turkey Regional Manager
  • Joyce Partamian, Ellucian Marketing Manager, EMEA&APAC