About the Department

Our department started education in the 2000-2001 term immediately after the Faculty was established. The first graduates were released in 2003-2004. The Department offers two undergraduate programs (normal and evening education) and two graduate programs (MSc and PhD).

By 2017, 2 professors, 3 associate professors, 6 assistant professors, 1 lecturer, 5 research assistants works at the Department.

Graduates of the Department are compatible with the other graduates of similar departments in Turkey. Main job possibilities for the graduates are as follows: Turkish Language and Literature teacher/Turkish teacher (after completing a pedagogic formation course), research assistant at universities, specialist at Turkish Language Institution, Atatürk Culture Center, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency, State Archives of the Prime Ministry, Foundation Records Archive, and teacher at private courses offering Turkish language education.

Our department  has a library of 10 thousand books, comprising mainly history, language and literature. Additionally, the Department has a relatively new library for its own students.