Cumhurbaşkanlığı'ndan statement, President Abdullah Gul, the award, given each year reminded of the instructions given in the areas of arts and culture. President Abdullah Gul evaluating the proposal of the Board of Review of 2013 Presidential Awards for Arts and Culture, in his valuable work in the history of Islamic science and technology for the Professor. Dr. Fuat Sezgin, the classic approach to the growth and development of theories and models in a different perspective, Professor of Social Sciences category. Dr. Daron Acemoğlu'na, the wide-spread adoption of Turkish literature and provide important contributions to the formation of interest in the cultural history of our society for Literature Professor for. Dr. Alexander Pala'ya, 'West Flowing River' documentary from east to west with the march of human history is a powerful and rich visuals and words, the success of passing on valuable insights in this direction in order to bring reconciliation between civilizations, Professor in documentary film. Dr. Bekir Karlıağa'ya, natural and cultural heritage conservation and urban environmental issues and future generations to transfer the increase of public awareness in the field of urban culture in which they exhibit intense efforts and the successful efforts of the Council of Culture and Arts Association of Historic Towns, music, community, and the discourse of different Music brings people together in the grounds of a large number of remarks late Ahmet Kaya found it convenient to give.
Presidential Professor of Culture and Art Grand Award Evaluation Committee. Dr. Mustafa Isen, Rare Alpaslan, H.Ahmet Sever, Joseph S. Müftüoğlu, Zeynep Damla Gurel, Professor. Dr.Tufan Day, Professor. Dr. Osman's Horata. Çankaya Presidential Award ceremony campus at a date to be announced later.