Prof. Peyami Çelikcan Becomes the New President of İstanbul Şehir University
11/5/2017
Prof. Peyami Çelikcan who has been working as the Acting President since March 2017, has now been assigned as the President of the University by approval of the President of Turkey.
Prof. Peyami Çelikcan has been assigned as the President of İstanbul Şehir University, founded in 2008 by the Foundation for Sciences and Art contributing to the life of education and thought since 1986. Çelikcan, who took administrative responsibilities as department chair, dean and acting president, has lastly been Dean of College of Communications and Acting President in İstanbul Şehir University. 

peyamicelikcan_2.jpgWho is Prof. Peyami Çelikcan?
In 1986, he graduated from the Department of Radio, Television and Cinema at Ankara University College of Communications. In 1987, he started working as a research assistant at the Department of Radio, Television and Cinema at Gazi University College of Communications. In 1988, he won the Scholarship of the Council of Higher Education for Graduate Education Abroad and went to the United States of America. In 1990, he received his M.A. degree in Communication Arts at University of West Florida. In 1994, he completed Stage and Performing Arts program and obtained his Ph.D. degree in cinema-television at 9 Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts. While continuing his academic studies in the fields of cinema-television, popular culture, popular music, music videos, documentary cinema, thematic media, culture history, history of railways, Çelikcan shot various documentaries as director general and copywriter.​