About us

International Kemer Underwater Days (IKUD) is a week of activities organized jointly by the Center for Mediterranean Underwater Archeological Research (AASAM) (www.aasam.net) and the Foundation for the Promotion of Kemer (KETAV) (www.ketav.org) , whose goal is to introduce to the world the natural and the archeological beauties of the deep waters of Kemer – Antalya (Turkey) in the Mediterranean. This activity is a member of EUIFA and the partner of UNEP/MAP – Info RAC.

International Kemer Underwater Days contains many of activity and a meeting program on underwater imaging and underwater archaeology. It also contains underwater photography and videography competitions which happen in the crystal waters of Kemer at every year in May.

Establishers of the IKUD are Aydin Aytug and Hakan Oniz. General Secretary of KETAV Filiz Ceylan and underwater archaeologist Demet Canimoglu also are in the organization as organizer from the beginning until now.

Presidents of IKUD are Mustafa Calik and Aydin Aytug in behalf of KETAV and Hakan Oniz in behalf of AASAM. Filiz Ceylan is the coordinator and Demet Canimoglu is the organizing director of the IKUD.