Since the World War II, COVID-19 pandemic has been considered as a major challenge towards humankind and a global health calamity of this century. Human civilization has faced several instances of health- related outbreaks in the history due to many viruses. COVID-19 has been spreading rapidly throughout the world and has impacted health, economy, education and social dynamics of the population enormously. The first International Conference on COVID-19 Studies conducted by Ankara, Turkey was held from 21-23 June, 2020 to illustrate the impact of this pandemic on whole society and globe. The global impact of COVID-19 was presented and discussed around several areas such as economics, business, politics, education, sports, marketing, tourism, culture, health and medicine, transport, information technology etc.