Translated by Betül YÜNCÜOĞLU

Counting started at 17.00 was ended. 3002 Faculty Member attended the election. In the election while 2596 Faculty Member voted, 406 Faculty Member didn’t vote. Prof. Dr. Raşit Tükel was first with 1202 votes, Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak was second with 908 votes, Prof. Dr. Harun Cansız was third with 382 votes among rector candidates.


After results, draw for determination of sixth candidate was made. Sixth candidate became Prof. Dr. Muhittin Kaplan.


Prof. Dr. Raşit Tükel who made a speech after announced results, conveying his’s thanks to everyone voted said “I withdrew after being the second last year. I expect the same behavior from second and third candidates who could not become the first his year.”

İU Rector Candidates Voting Results:

Prof. Dr. Raşit Tükel – 1202

Prof. Dr. Mahmut Ak – 908

Prof. Dr. Harun Cansız – 382

Prof. Dr. Faruk Erzengin – 18

Prof. Dr. Recep Seymen – 17

Prof. Dr. Muhittin Kaplan:1

Prof. Dr. Ergün Tuğrol:1

Prof. Dr. Naci Tolga Saruç:1

Prof. Dr. Seçkin Özmen:1

Prof. Dr. Halim Kazan:1

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Sarıoğlu:1

Prof. Dr. Mert Savrun:1

Prof. Dr. Ceyhan Kandemir:1

Prof. Dr. Özgün Enver:1

Prof. Dr. Emine İnanır:1

Who Is Raşit Tükel?

Prof. Dr. M. Raşit Tükel was born in 1959, Nazilli. After graduating primary school in Nazilli, graduated from İzmir Bornova Anatolian Highschool and studied in Ankara Science High School. After being graduated in Ege University Faculty of Medicine in 1983, he took his major branch from İstanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. After being succesful associate professorship exam in psychiatry in 1993, he was appointed as associate professorship to İstanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry in 1995, then was appointed as professor in 2000. Prof. Dr. Tükel has been carrying out Outpatient Treatment Unit since 1994 in the İstanbul University Faculty of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and has been carrying out treatments, observation and research for anxiety disorders patiens in Anxiety Disorders Polyclinic he founded. Dr. Tükel has numerous scientific articles published in national and international magazines. Dr. Tükel is also chapter author or editor of a lot of books. Dr. Tükel also renders a service as Member of Editorial Board and Consultative Committee in various scientific magazines.