The Turkish nation has gone through political, social, and economical problems and changes, nevertheless, it has achieved to maintain its existence until today. Especially at the beginning of the 20th century, the Ottoman Empire became its ultimate condition with the increment of its territorial losses. The base of resistance of the Ottoman Empire, which lost its grounds in Africa, Europe, The Middle East, and the Caucasus, and then that of the Turkish Nation was laid in Çanakkale. The Turkish Army, which presented the honor as Çanakkale Victory to the Turkish Nation, didn’t stop after 1918 and gave the Turkish Nation its independence by starting The War of Independence all out. The base of the Republic of Türkiye was laid in Çanakkale thanks to the struggles of the idealist people, especially Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
The biggest problem with the Battles of Çanakkale, which gains a seat in our national memory, is that although hundred years went on, our scientific studies remained deficient.
The requirement of Çanakkale for an institute, which works as a research center that unearths all its values, especially about the Battles of Çanakkale, makes it a brand from a historical and cultural point of view, has been realized from both academic and civil community recently.
The base of the Institute of the Battles of Çanakkale (Institute of Gallipoli Campaign) was laid with the “Cooperation of Education and Academic Counseling Protocol” which was signed among Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Gallipoli Historical Area Presidency of the Battles of Çanakkale(Gallipoli Campaign), and The Foundation of Turkish Martyrdom Construction in order to gather the academicians and civilian researchers that pay attention about this subject in 03.07.2018. based on this protocol, the Institute of the Battles of Çanakkale (Institute of Gallipoli Campaign) was established by The Foundation of Turkish Martyrdom Construction and started its service on August 10, 2018, centered in Çanakkale.
The Institute of the Battles Of Çanakkale (Institute of Gallipoli Campaign) aims to serve in the educational field with the settlement consisting of academics and researchers who specialize in this field to add new and quick dimensions to the studies of The Battles Of Çanakkale (Gallipoli Campaign) and serve to search and introduce The Battles Of Çanakkale (Gallipoli Campaign) which is the milestone for both world and Türkiye in terms of military and political history.