Isaac Newton – We build too many walls and not enough bridges.


IstKon- the name connects the two cities Istanbul and Konstanz and stands for the exchange of ideas, opinions, typical cultural stuff and knowledge of each country.

The relationship Germany – Europe – Turkey is mainly characterized by tensions and conflicts. To overcome these, we want to build bridges by our annual conferences.



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Academic Day 3 – Populism and Art Night

by Serra Morgil Although everyone knew that with the last academic day IstKon would also be over soon everybody was still very energetic, curious and very willing to debate about populism during the last academic day. The day started with the presentation of Dr. Nihan Toprakkiran, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of International Relations … Continue reading Academic Day 3 – Populism and Art Night

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Istanbul – the world’s 7th-largest city and the largest European city

The city is known as the most crowded and most colorful city of Turkey. Furthermore, Istanbul is a transcontinental city in Eurasia, straddling the Bosphorus strait. Die Bosphorus separates Europe and Asia, and the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.

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Konstanz – Largest (and most beautiful) city of the Bodensee

Or Konschdaanz as an inhabitant of Konstanz would call the city (special dialect ;-)). The city is characterized by its extraordinary location on Lake Constance or Bodensee in German. The Rhein river passes through Konstanz and leaves it by flowing under two bridges which are connecting the two parts of the city.

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