Turkish Language and Literature

The department is comprised of five main brances of sciences; New Turkish Language, Old Turkish Language, Old Turkish Literature, New Turkish Literature and Folk Science. Turkish Language and Literature department has a two-staged aim. Initially, teaching basic education and preparing those for further studies in the level of bachelor’s degree; secondly, teaching how to make comparative studies between other languages and cultures that belong to both East and West and Turkish Language. This program has been arranged with the aim of understanding the whole area of Turkish Language and Literature in a reliable and detailed way and knowing exclusive literary samples of the West, modern linguistic methods and literary analysis closely at the same time. The students who graduate from the university with the degree of ‘Turkish Linguists’ have opportunities of finding jobs in universities, educational institutions, archives and research institutions.