BEYOĞLU MUNICIPAL YOUTH CENTER AND INFORMATION HOUSE
Beyoğlu Municipal Youth Center and Information House has been established and supported by the Municipality of Beyoğlu in order to enhance the cultural, social and personal development of young people between the ages of 15 to 30 who live within the borders of Beyoğlu Municipality.
Beyoğlu Municipality, from the idea “although every teen have equal rights, unfortunately they may have not the chance to benefit from the same opportunities” has established the Youth Center which undertakes the mission to provide the chance to benefit from the same advantages to each young people, in order to develop their knowledge and their social skills and be part of different activities and events for youth.
In the scope of “Career and Personal Development Courses” organized by the Youth Center supported by Municipality of Beyoğlu, hundreds of young people from Beyoğlu are granted the opportunity to participate in social activities jointly with their fellow friends and to obtain a certificate at the end of the professional training by specialized educators. Actually, the Youth Center award certificates at the end of the training courses free of charge, in the fields of English Language, PC processing, Web Design, Graphic Design, Computerized Accounting, Guitar playing, Drama, Intonation, Painting, Chess.
Beyoğlu Municipality, within the scope of its’ youth policy, encourages the participation of youngs to different courses of the youth center.
- University Preparation Courses
- Personal Development and Leadership Seminars
- Professions and Career Seminars
- Web Design, Graphic Design Courses
- Guitar, Violon, Bağlama Courses
- Theater Courses
- Painting Courses
- Diction Courses
- English Courses
- Computer Courses
- Accounting Courses
- Chess Courses
- Aircraft Market Courses
- Photography Courses
Besides the courses provided, there are as well different activities provided;
- Internal and International Exchange Programs
- Beyoğlu Cultural Tours
- Pera Museum Scholar Visits
- Photography Exhibitions
- Highschool Sport Tournaments
- Young People of Beyoğlu Travel All Over the World
Beyoğlu Municipality emphasizes the development of the cultural, social and personal skills of young people and offer them the opportunity to meet youngs from other countries within the context of several international exchange projects with EU Youth Programs, with Schools, Universities, NGO’s and Municipalities in cooperations.
Youth Center and Information House involve;
- Youth Cafe: “Youth Cafe” is a place created for young people where they can come together in their spare times, to exchange views, to read newspapers, magazines, reviews, to watch television, and to drink tea and cafe.
- Internet Cafe: Different than an ordinary internet cafe, this cafe serves as a place where young people can do their homeworks and carry out researches.
- Multifunctional Concert Hall; Youth Center has a multifunctional concert hall, with 170 seats, where youngs can perform their art, or show whenever they wish.
- Open Air Amphitheater; Besides the concert hall, the open-air amphiteather is another place for performances and shows with 200 seats.
- Multi-Functional Reading Hall; The multi-functional reading hall is designed not only for a comfortable reading hall, but also for use in various workshop studies.
- Music Hall; A special hall where they can learn and produce music with all necessary music instruments.
- Exhibition Hall; A modern space has been designed for the exhibition hall which will host youngs art exhibiton.