Prof. Hayri Şafak Ural graduated from the Faculty of Language History and Geography Philosophy department in 1971. He achieved the title of doctor with his study called "An Essay on Determining the Principle of Simplicity in Positive Sciences" in 1978. Between 1979-1980, he worked at the Philosophy Institute of the University of Vienna. He served as the Vice Rector of Istanbul University between 2004-2009. He served as a faculty member in the Department of Logic of which he is the founder and chairman, Faculty of Letters at İstanbul University between 2000-2015; he established the Istanbul University Logic Application and Research Center in 2014 and served as the president of the center in 2015. He was head of the Philosophy Department between 1989 and 2015. He became the chairman of the Logic Implementation Association on 16 December 2014 and was elected as the first president of the Logic Association on 12 January 2015. He has been organizing Logic Employee since 2012 and Logic Summer School since 2014.