HISTORY - Department Information   
Language Turkish
Program Time (Year) 4
Max.Program Time (Year) 7
Program Quota
Internships Status Absent
.Graduate Degree B.A.
About Programme
The Department was founded by the Late Professor İ. Ercümend KURAN in 1971.Educational activities are carried out through three programmes: the master`s and doctorate launched in 1972-73, and the undergraduate launched in 1976-77.Distinctive Features: The Department of History is one of the most active centres for teaching and historical research in Turkey. The mission of the department is to facilitate research, from a comparative perspective, on all periods of the Turkish History within the context of global history using modern methods and techniques. Members of the Department are also engaged in a wide range of research fields, stretching from late antiquity to the late twentieth century.Facilities: An R&D Laboratory, a specialized library dedicated to the departmet`s founder, Professor İ. Ercüment Kuran and classrooms with modern equipments.Teaching Language: Turkish
Qualification Awarded
Bachelor's Degree
Admission Requirements
The Department accepts each year a maximum 60 students for undergraduate studies, depending on its resources for teaching. Individuals wishing to study history as undergraduates in the Department are required to have completed their lycee education or its equivalent successfully and to have obtained enough points from the university entrance exam. This exam is organized centrally and annually by the Student Selection and Placement Centre. The students are placed by the same centre into departments according to rank order of the points they have obtained. The undergraduate students are not required to take any other exam before registering for study in the Department.
Higher Grade Transition
Master's Degree
Graduation Requirements
In order to acquire the bachelor`s degree in the field of History, the student must complete 240 ECTS successfully.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
Until 2000s most of the graduates used to become techers. The rest were empolyed in various other sectors inluding academia. Later on, only those who could obtain teaching certifcate were empolyed in teaching positions. There are also those who works in private schools. Institions such as the state and private archives and the units attached to the Ministry and Culture and Turizm are among the potential empolyers. Latest trend concerning the employment of our graduates involves positions in internal security, military, jounalism and other private sector postions using and/or depending heavly on social science data.
Assessment and Grading