Istanbul Local Administrations Academy Project has been designed in order to contribute to transforming Istanbul into a center of attraction in the fields of research-development and innovation activities and local administrations, forming common use areas and supporting transformation of Istanbul into a research-development and innovation focused economic structure. In order to transfer the knowledge and experience of IMM in the field of local administration to other local administrations (inland and abroad), Istanbul Local Administrations Academy Project has been prepared for the 2015 Innovative Istanbul Financial Support Program of Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) and has been supported within this context. The project has been formed by the partnership of Yıldız Technical University, UCLG-MEWA and IMM Department of Information Technologies and under the leadership of IMM Department of Human Resources and Training.

Istanbul Local Administrations Academy is an interactive structure where corporate development and vision development activities in the field of local administration are performed and the e-learning system is available for the use of personnel of other public bodies, local administrations inland and abroad and the citizens besides the personnel of IMM.

Within the academy; the available information and knowledge of IMM in the field of local administration will be transferred and shared, training will be given within a definite discipline and program in a wide range. Besides, it is aimed via the Academy to contribute to increasing the knowledge, abilities and competencies in the field of local administration and solving the problems in implementation.

Besides the IMM personnel, other public bodies, citizens and local administrations inland and abroad can benefit from Istanbul Local Administrations Academy.

The only thing those who want to benefit from Istanbul Local Administrations Academy should do is participating in the membership system over the web site. They may enter the system through the determined areas (IMM Personnel, Public Bodies and Citizens) using the user names and passwords defined after the membership procedure and review the designated training materials or training videos.

They may access the information and documents necessary for Local Administration implementations and subjects via the web site.