Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Despite positive indications of diminishing disparity in certain measurements, for example, a decrease of relative pay imbalance in individual nations and special exchange status profiting lower-pay nations, imbalance endures in all structures. The COVID-19 emergency is hitting the least fortunate and most weak individuals and nations the hardest and takes steps to have a significantly harming sway on the most unfortunate nations. It is uncovering the significant disparities that exist inside and among nations and is intensifying those imbalances.

The accompanying exploration ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 10 and the expect to lessen disparity inside and among nations. These tasks and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


Women Studies Center in Science Engineering and Technology

For many years, in addition to the research and publication activities in their own areas, the female faculty members in Istanbul Technical University also had an important contribution to the topics of gender equality.

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İTÜ Supports Underrepresented Groups

İTÜ annually releases an annual/activity report which contains several statistics, financial standing, administrative works and relevant activities regarding distributed scholars and women students as well as measures for disabled and low-income students.

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Gender Equality and Human Rights

İTÜ founded Women's Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology (KAUM in Turkish) to support and enhance gender equality in science, engineering, technology and art.

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Affordable Housing in İTÜ

İTÜ has a Coordinatorship of Scholars and Dormitories to provide relatively cheap and comfortable accommodations especially for low-income students.

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Making Disabled Students’ Life Easier

İTÜ has a Disabled Student Unit to make disabled students' educational life easier in terms of accessing faculty buildings and mentoring.

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Socially Assistive Robotics in İTÜ as An Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

The Erasmus EMBOA project entitled “Affective loop in Socially Assistive Robotics as an intervention tool for children with autism” is a research and educational project that aims at enhancement of social robot intervention in children with autism with affective computing technologies.

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RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot

Another project called 'RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot', a TUBITAK 1001 project at İTÜ is to develop an affective robot companion for audiology rehabilitation and to test the system with the deaf or hard of hearing children.

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We are Going Beyond

İTÜ is taking responsibility in the public education.

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AVESIS "Sustainable Development Goals" module: Publications and Experts

AVESIS "Sustainable Development Goals" module supports to increase the impact of researchers' contribution within the scope of UN Sustainable Development Goals by ensuring that publications, projects, theses, and similar activities are visible at the international level./p>

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Sustainable Development Certificate Program

Some of the knowledge, skills, and competencies aimed to be acquired by the participants within the scope of this program are summarized below:

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The European Engineering Learning Innovation and Science Alliance (EELISA)

The European Engineering Learning Innovation and Science Alliance (EELISA), of which Istanbul Technical University (ITU) is among its founding partners, is a European University Initiative association. the idea of the European University Initiative; It extends to the Gothenburg Summit of the Council of Europe, which took place in 2017.

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Establishment of the ITU Sustainability Office

The Sustainability Office works to enable our university to understand and deliver on its ambition to be leading socially responsible and sustainable university.

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