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Students Clubs
According to the interest areas of the students, nearly 4500 students conduct cultural, artistic
and scientific studies within the body of 54 student clubs. The number of the clubs is valid as
of 6th March, 2013. Students clubs are as following lists:

1. Folk Dances Club

  •  The Group of Balkan 'Gençlik Ateşi'
  • The Group of ' Altın Adımlar'
  • The Group of Trakya
  • The Group of Northern Caucasia
  • The Group of 'Ege Zeybek'
  • The Group of 'Çiftetelli'
  • The Group of 'Semah’

2. Theatre Club

  • The Group of 'Yaþam Sahnesi'
  • The Group of 'Meydan’

3. Fine Arts
4. Photography Club
5. Community Volunteers Club
6. Young Volunteers
7. Child-friendly Club
8. Clean Breath Club
9. Protection of Wildlife Club
10. Sustainable Life and Young Theme Club
11. All Humanity Hand in Hand Club
12. Foreign and Turkish Students Club
13. Trakya Univesrity Search and Resque Club
14.Private Education
15.Balkan Languages
16.Healthy Nutrition and Life Club
17.Gastronomy Club
18.Food Club
19.Mathematical Ideology Club
20.Ataturkist Ideology Club
21.Career and Administration Club
22.International Relations and Law Club
23.Logistics and Foreign Trade
24.Young Leaders

25. Young Intellectuals
26. Entrepreneurship
27. Republican Youth Club
28. Culture and Civilization Club
29. Science and Knowledge Club
30. Recognition and Protection of Cultural

  • Assets Club

31. Archaeology Club
32. Young Historians
33. Turkish World Research Club
34. Ideology, Literature and Theatre Club
35. Toplu iğne Poetry-Drama Club
36. Reading and Revitalization of the

  • Culture of Kıraathane Club Activation of the Culture

37. Education, Culture, Science, Fine Arts,

  • Poetry and Literature

38. Journey through Literary Climate
39. Thrace Banking Research
40. Aeronautics Club
41. Design and Project Club
42. Information Technology Club
43. TURKMSIC
44. T.U. Scientific Research Club
45. TRAKYA-KÖK Sport
46. Fans of Fenerbahçe Club
47. Fans of Beşiktaş Club
48. Fans of Galatasaray Club
49. Natural Sports Club
50. Cycling Club
51. Chess Club
52. Water Sports Club
53. Aikido Club
54. Uni-Edirne Basketball Club
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Students Clubs

Pride Source of Trakya University “Balkan Gençlik Ateşi”
Set up in the scope of our university in 2007 “Balkan Gençlik Ateşi” has had an important role in the presentation of our traditional culture especially making presentations in many Balkan countries.

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Supports for the Excavations

The excavations of "Allianoi", "Metrapolis" and “Ulucak” in İzmir, “Uğurlu” in Gökçeada, "Tios" in Zonguldak, "Güre" in Balýkesir and the excavation of "Edirne Saray" in Edirne, and the Survey of the Megalithic and Rock-Cut Monuments of the Thrace and Northwest Anatolia in Edirne, Kırklareli and Balıkesir, have been conducted by the academicians of Trakya University and have been supported by the university.

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University of Museums

As well as its contributions to the educational, social and economic life of Edirne, Trakya University attaches great importance to the historical and cultural structure of the city. Today, Complex of Sultan Bayezid II Health Museum, Lausanne Monument and Museum and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Museum continue functioning.

Awarded Health Museum (Complex of Sultan Bayezid II)

It is one of the most significant culture and protectionism projects of Trakya University. The museum was established in Medicine Madrasah and Hospital Department of Complex of Sultan Bayezid II by the River Tunca. 

The complex, foundation of which was laid in 1484 and
came into service in 1488, was one of the most important health, social, cultural and religious institutions of the period. This historical complex is composed of mosque,
guesthouse, almshouse, turkish bath, mill and bridge in addition to the hospital. 

The hospital and the madrasah of the complex play a crucial role in our history. Having been a multidimensional hospital in its foundation, it was then transformed into a center where mental patients were treated. The distinguished feature of the complex is the use of music,
water ripple, fragrance and activities for treatment beside medicine instructions of the era.

Health Museum was founded in 1997 and welcomed a new section, which is the "Medical School” in 2008. Our museum has participated many events and won awards. Trakya University Complex of Sultan Bayezid II Health Museum got its first international success by being awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize in 2004. Europe Museum Award is an award which is organised by European Museum Forum and has been given after the evalution of the nominee museums of the countries which are connected to Europen Convention since 1977. Traditionally, two great awards and one special award are given after the evaluation. Some honourable mention awards have been given time to time.
One of these is the award given by European Council and Trakya University Complex of Sultan Bayezid II Health Museum won this valuable award in 2004.

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“Miro sculpture” which has been given as European Museum Award of European Council since 1977 is one of the abstract works of famous sculptor Joan Miro. This symbolic award valued € 26,500 is on display in the museum until it is passed to other museum winning the award following year. Miro was sculptured in 1969. This award received by our museum was announced to the World by Science and Education Committee of European Council in Strasbourg, France.

The museum participated in "The Best in Heritage" event in Dubrovnik, Croatia in 2005 and was chosen the second-best presentation, for which it was accepted to the "Excellence Club".
In 2006, it received the Award of Merit given by the Association of Southeast European Journalists.In 2007, it was promoted in the World Psychiatry Congress held in Osaka, Japan.

The Health Museum was awarded the Best Presentation in the The Best in Heritage-Excellence Club meeting held by European Heritage Association in Cologne, Germany in
2007.

The museum participated in a EU project titled "How Museums, Galleries, Libraries and
Archives Contribute to Lifelong Learning". The project, implemented under the Lifelong Learning Leonardo da Vinci programme, started on September 1st, 2011. 9 partners from 8 countries are involved in the two-year project.

A gradual rise has been observed in the number of the visitors due to the awards, international presentation activities and participation in several publications. Recently, “Complex of Sultan Bayezid II Health Museum” holds the second place attracting visitors following Selimiye Mosque. Special attention is paid by both domestic and foreign tourists due to its uniqueness, interesting design and mystic atmosphere. The visits of Edirne just because of Health Museum clearly reveal the success of the museum.
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