|Study location||Turkey, istanbul|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||₺28,800 per year|
|Application fee||$0 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Turkish translation of diploma, transcript, copy of passport.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The language of instruction is Turkish. Foreign Language Preparatory Class is not mandatory.
As per article 4 of the Senate meeting which was held on 19 May 2000, it was proposed to YÖK to establish The Department of Turkish Language and Literature, the third department in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences chronologically, and so was approved by the Executive Committee of YÖK on 13 March 2011. The department was founded under the presidency of Prof. Dr. İskender Pala. Among the skeleton faculty were Prof. Dr. İskender Pala, Doç. Dr. Hayati Develi, Lecturer Fundagül Apak, and also Prof. Dr. Durali Yılmaz as part-time faculty. The Department of Turkish Language and Literature started its first academic year with 27 enrolled students. It has been developing and expanding ever since both in respect to faculty and students. Prof. Dr. İskender PALA, Prof. Dr. Durali YILMAZ, Prof. Dr. Hayati DEVELİ have been appointed as the head of the department respectively since its foundation. Prof. Dr. Ömür CEYLAN has been holding this position since 2010. The Department commenced service in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences building at Şirinevler Campus in 2000. It has been continuing its educational services in Ataköy Campus since 2005 on consequence of the increasing number of enrolled students.
Level of development for nations is understood through richness of their languages, and therefore through new perspectives that are put into service of humanity by the literary and art work they have shaped accordingly. The basis for this is, undoubtedly, education. We run a contemporary and extensive educational programme in our department in order to make an incessant contribution to this basis.
We are aiming at raising prospective Turkologist who are capable of using various accents of Turkish together with its dialects, and who are always in communication with Turkic world. At the same time, they are to be able to speak a foreign language or languages, operate computer programmes. Moreover, they are to be striving for keeping up with the international scientific standards. Another aim of ours is to raise talents who could be both creator and interpreter of literary products.
Graduates of The Department of Turkish Language and Literature will have the opportunity to; – teach at schools, colleges and training centers affiliated to National Ministry of Education – pursue an academic career by enrolling at a Graduate Programme – work for various institutions (e.g. Press, Television, Public Relations) – work as an editor in a publishing house