The mission of archaeology department is to educate archaeologists who closely follow scientific excavations and researches in the archaeology and archaeological sciences so that they can adapt their experience and skills to this scientific discipline. Another mission of our department is to reveal the cultural richness of Turkey through scientific methods and share the results obtained with our colleagues and scientists. Our department aims to ensure the preservation of the unearthed cultural assets with scientific methods and to contribute them to the economy. It is to educate free, original, modern, self-expressive, hardworking, researching, rational and honest individuals who are highly-equipped due to the theoretical education and the archaeological field studies we offer, thus they can transfer their knowledge and skills to the society.
The vision of our institution is to educate the future’s contemporary, pioneering scientists, museologists, Conservation Boards experts, experts who may be candidates for the employment at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism within the frame of our educational programs. Students of the Department of Archaeology, who receive the title of archaeologist after their graduation, become experts who may take part in the preservation, classification and determination of all kinds of cultural assets.
Program Language: The language of our education program is Turkish.
Approval of Prior Education: For students who wish to transfer to the Archaeology Department of Süleyman Demirel University from the other universities and higher education institutions either in Turkey or abroad, the clauses of the Regulation on the Principles of Transfer between Associate Degree and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, Minor and Inter-institutional Credit Transfers are applied.
Graduation Requirements: Students are required to complete a minimum of 240 ECTS courses successfully at the end of 8 semesters of education determined by the department.
Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: For students who want to transfer from the other higher education institutions in Turkey and abroad to the Departments of Faculty of Science and Letters of Süleyman Demirel University, the provisions of the Regulation on the Principles of Transfer between Associate Degree and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, Minor and Inter-institutional Credit Transfers are applied.
Transition to Higher Degree Programs: Students who successfully complete the undergraduate program may apply for course of studies in graduate degree programs.