UTEK ’13 was organized with aim to contribute to studies and researches conducted on Turkish language, literature, history and culture. After two days of very productive sessions Congress was successfully finished on 18th of May. During the two days of working part, 351 participants from 14 countries presented 309 scientific and research papers.
International Congress of Turkish Language and Literature has been carried out in cooperation with Istanbul University, University of Tuzla, University of Zenica, University of Sarajevo, Mehmet Akif Ersoy University, Diyarbakir University, Yagmur Journal, and supported by many companies and agencies.
The Congress was officially ended with a closing ceremony where some of participants shared their experience from the Congress and Bosnia and Herzegovina with the audience, and afterwards the Letters of Appreciation were handed to keynote speakers Prof. Dr. Kerima Filan and Prof. Dr. Şükrü Haluk Akalin. Ceremony was ended with concert of musical ensemble.
UTEK-13 Organizing Committee would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Department of Oriental Philology Faculty of Education of International Burch University and other administrative staff for organizing UTEK, to all participants contributing with their papers, to partner universities and sponsors extending their support.