Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Istanbul Technical University Polar Research Center
Our mission is to research on future of Antarctic region for develop our country’s visibility and have a say in international area at the same time act as an interface between researchers in ITU and other universities of Turkey with national or international scientific, research, development, industrial bodies and authorities.

Main fields of activity:
1. Participation of Turkey to international consortium of Antarctic continent and provide to have a say

2. Establish a scientific station and republic of Turkish scientific research vessel study

3. Increase scientific studies which focus on global warming in Arctic and Antarctic region, international publishing and participation to international scientific platforms

4. Engage training activities

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: info(at)

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events