Dokuz Eylül University the Institute of Principles of Ataturk and Turkish Revolution History, affiliated to rectorate of the mentioned university, was founded in 1983 by the date of 03.24.1983 and 2809 numbered law. When the Institute was founded, its old building was at Ikinci Kordon in Alsancak where is today the administration building of the university. A single-storey building added to the administration building was determined as the institute building. The institute firstly undertook the education of the Atatürks Principles and Revolution History lessons for the faculties and high schools of the university. One year later after its foundation, it also started the education of master of sciences and philosophy of doctorate. Now there are two professors,four associate professors, five assistant professors, and two research assistants in the institute. Also there are eight administrative staffs.