Yüksel Proje Lecture Hall which is presented to METU in the 40th year of Yüksel Proje opened with the ceremony on 11 January 2019.

Celal Akın who is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yüksel Proje made a speech at the ceremony; “We worked together with all our employees and partners in our 40th year to realize this building. We has laid the foundation on April 12th and we finished this beautiful architecture in a short time of 8 months. METU deserves the best”. Mr. Akın thanked everyone who contributed to this meaningful work and especially thanked Yüksel Proje employees who are the real owner of the work.

Afterwards, Mustafa Verşan Kök who is METU rector thanked Yüksel Proje family for this lecture hall and he presented the transcript and graduation certificate to Celal Akın.

The ceremony ended with famous jazz pianist Kerem Görsev consert on the lecture hall named İrfan Karaoğlu.

The building with 1850 student capacity comprises 4 amphies (2 amphies have 250 student capacity) and 17 classrooms. It is the first grant project in METU. Yüksel Project amphi, completed in less than a year, will host its first students in the spring of 2019.