Citywide Events & Seminars


As the crossroads of the world, Istanbul has a rich culture full of European, African and Asian influences, giving you endless options for exploring this great city.

Local and international events are held in Istanbul each year, so be sure to make time in your schedule to visit some of the exhibitions, festivals and concerts happening in and around the city.

  • International Istanbul Film Festival, 4 – 19 Apr 2016
  • World Cereal & Bread Congress, 18 – 21 Apr 2016
  • European Congress of Head & Neck Oncology – ECHNO, 27 – 30 Apr 2016
  • International Theatre Festival, May 2016
  • International Istanbul Music Festival, May – June 2016
  • EUROPREVENT 2016, 3 – 7 May 2016
  • 7th Int. Congress of the European Society of Endocrine, 26 – 28 May 2016
  • 15th International Congress of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry ICHC, 19 – 22 Jun 2016
  • 7th European Congress on Pharmacology EPHAR, 26 – 30 Jun 2016
  • Istanbul International Jazz Festival, 27 Jun – 15 Jul 2016
  • 41st Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), 30 Jul 2016 – 7 Aug 2016
  • EUROSOIL 2016, 17 – 22 Jul 2016
  • 35th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE), 17 – 22 Jul 2016
  • 41st Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), 1 – 7 Aug 2016
  • 52nd European Congress of European Societies of Toxicology, 4 – 7 Sep 2016
  • 6th European Geosynthetics Congress, 25 – 28 Sep 2016
  • The 29th FEA International Aerosol Congress & 18th Exhibition, 4 – 6 Oct 2016
  • 9th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention 17 – 21 Oct 2016