Aim of the Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Management is to conduct multi-disciplinary research projects in the fields of earthquake engineering and disaster management and to engage in teaching activities in the masters and doctorate degree programs specialized in these areas.


Another aim of the Institute is to support the development of disaster and emergency management specialists that excel in dealing with the natural and technological disasters and mitigate their impacts.


One of the major aims of the Institute is to conduct research projects that mitigate the impacts of disasters by means of taking optimal actions in the preparedness, planning, response and recovery phases of disasters.