• Mission

To conduct fundamental research at the level of excellence in its region, in the seas of Turkey and the world's oceans, to address major challenges affecting humans and nature, to transform research findings into products and solutions for the well-being of society and the development of a sustainable blue economy in the seas, and to share its knowledge and experience through the education it provides and social responsibility activities it carries out

  • Vision

To be a leading international-level marine science institute through its marine research, graduate education, and management recommendations for the sustainable use of marine resources.