History of Department


    The establishment of our department was decided in 1999. The master programs began in the area of Old Turkic Language in 2002-2003 academic year, in the area of Turkic Literature in 2005-2006 academic year.


    There are two main branches in our department: Turkic Language and Turkic Literature. In this department you can find any information about  historical Turkic languages (Old Turkic, Kharaghan Language, Old Ottoman Language…), Turkic grammar, linguistics, Turkish literature in Ottoman period, modern Turkish Literature form Tanzimat to today, folk literature and occupational English.


    The students who complete four academic year will graduate with totally 162 credits. Our department aims to gain comperative and interdicipliner overview to students.