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The mission of the club:

1. To inform Galatasaray High School students and employees about the EU and contribute to raising awareness on this topic

2. To increase levels of interest of the club members and the school in general in EU projects 

3. To join the network of institutions working on EU subjects and to build new networks

4. To develop and participate in joint projects with social clubs and NGOs

5. To inform Galatasaray High School students and employees about opportunities for attending exchange programs with schools, institutions and NGOs in Europe

6. To provide local support to the social clubs in the development of EU projects in their respective areas

7. To enable Galatasaray High School students and instructors to benefit from the EU funds and to contribute to their gaining international experience. 

Activities of the Galatasaray High School EU Club:

Program Socrates Minerva 
project N°225442-CP-1-2005-1-BE-MINERVA-M 
Period of eligibility from January 10, 2005 to 30/09/2007

This project was developed with the support of the European Commission, within the scope of MINERVA, a Socrates program. It is a joint project conducted by 8 countries, namely: Belgium, France, Italy, Greece, Poland, Romania, Turkey, and Switzerland.

The time span for the project was from October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2007.

Objective: To raise awareness among young people on climate change and sustainable development while increasing knowledge in scientific methodology.

Lifelong Learning Program N° 135254-LLP-1-2007-1-BE-KA3-KA3MP 
01/01/2008 to 31/03/2010 

«Energ@tic Virtual Lab» This program taught primary and high school students about energy efficiency through the use of everyday items.



This competition aims to develop a common understanding of Europe amongst young people and to teach European citizens about respecting other cultures while preserving their own. It also aims to encourage and prepare young people to take responsibility and play an active role in building a democratic Europe. A further aim is to reach out to other schools via the internet and to collaborate with young people in other European countries and establish a schools network. The high school took part in the competition on a joint project with Croatia and Romania, group number P021, and received the “EU Dialogue Award.”

The EU Internet Award 2010 is supported by the Federal Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs.

Lifelong Learning Program ­– Comenius 
No: 2010-1-IT2- COM07-13870-2


Project Partners: 
Turkey – Galatasaray High School (Istanbul)                    
Italy - Istituto Comprensivo Senigallia Centro Fagnani (Senigallia) 
Start date: 2010                    End date: 2012 
Joint products: Results book, trilingual dictionary, joint drama, poetry reading
Visits: May 201; hosting country: Italy (10 days),  
                 May 2012   hosting country: Turkey (10 days)

Lifelong Learning Program–Comenius No: 2013-I-RO1-COM06-29673-6

EU Project (Comenius, School Partnership Projects)
Project Name: Europe seen through its leading personalities 
Project Activities: Activities based on describing leading personalities from history, literature, science, philosophy, art, and sports.
Project Partners:  7 schools (RO, ES, IT, DE, UK, TR, HR)

Virgil Madgearu Technical High School, Romania 
Collegi Pare Manyanet, Barcelona, Spain 
Liceo Scientifico “Alberto Einstein,” Palermo, Italy 
Werner-von-Siemens Gymnasium, Munich, Germany 
Westgate School, Slough, the UK
Galatasaray High School, Istanbul, Turkey 
Jurja Barakovica Gymnasium, Zadar, Croatia

Start Date: 01/10/2013                   End Date: 31/07/2015