Distinguished Service Award
The International Relations Council Association (UIK) presents the "Distinguished Service Award" biannually since 2009 to academics who have played a pioneering role in the establishment of the International Relations discipline in Turkey and/or contributed significantly to the development of the field, to show that their devoted and guiding work is gratefully remembered. Award presentation ceremonies and dedicated panels for these awards are held every two years within the scope of "International Relations Studies and Education Congresses". The award holders are selected based on the work of special Award Commission, established by the Board of Director, and announced after the final decision taken by the Board of Directors of UIK.
2022 Distinguished Service Award
At the meeting of the Board of Directors of the UIK Association dated February 4, 2022 and numbered 1, it was decided to present the 2022 "Distinguished Service Award" to "Prof. Dr. Atila Eralp" for his contributions to the establishment and development of the field of International Relations in Turkey.
2020 Distinguished Service Award
Since the UIK Congress could not be held in 2020 due to the pandemic, the "Distinguished Service Award" for 2020 was presented at the ceremony to be held in memory of "Prof. Dr. Beril Dedeoğlu" at the 2022 UIK Congress.