It is a profession and discipline which has the mission of solving social problems of society beginning with the smallest building stone of the society, family, together with disadvantaged groups such as elderly, disabled, children and women to provide social service, social justice and social welfare. In this concept it is about social projects which aims to provide social welfare and terminate social problems. Social Service Department is in Avcilar district, realizes necessary service applications to society, family and individuals who has been experiencing social problems related to immigration in this zone, applies education program in the aim of bringing up social service experts who has specialised theoretically and practically in this area.
Istanbul Gelisim University School of Applied Sciences Social Service Department being in Avcilar zone, grounds on lifelong learning within the understanding of internationalising target and by training of international accreditation guarantee theoretically and practically, provides students to bring up classes like communication, social anthropology, philosophy, culture, psychology, social problems. Social service department with expert academic staff and professional, qualified class context aims to bring up students as expert individuals. By this target Social Service Department bring ups graduates who can think critically and questions, adopted the principle of living together within tolerance, respects all livings, defends scientific, thought freedom, respects individual differences, knows, protects and develops human rights and believes in international values.