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Turkish Language and Literature

About the Department

The Turkish Language and Literature Undergraduate Program prepares itself to train qualified individuals who can educate themselves in the field of Turkish Language, Culture and Literature in line with the mission of the International University of Cyprus. The department aims to use the students of the International Cyprus University for the benefit of the country and the society by sharing the knowledge that it has with the education and training to be able to successfully represent the university that it is connected to nationally and internationally. Various trips and social activities are being organized to ensure the students' divisional social adaptation. Conferences, panels, etc. that are organized on a regular basis. Through academic meetings, our students have the opportunity to meet and talk with experts working in their own field and in different fields. During national memorial days, activities are organized with the contributions of the students. On the other hand, Russian, Italian, Spanish and so on are encouraged to learn foreign languages. The Undergraduate Program has been accredited by FEDEK for five years from 2017-2018.


Educational Opportunities

In our program, besides the lessons of the main branches of science such as Turkish Folk Literature, New Turkish Literature, Old Turkish Literature and Turkish Language, Western Literature, World Literature, Turkish Cypriot Literature, Turkish Culture History, Thought History, Aesthetics, Children's Literature and Mythology. Lessons are given in the fields. In the course of Turkish Folk Literature and Folklore, students were aimed to gain the skills of analyzing and interpreting Turkish folk culture. In addition to studying the literary trends of Tanzimat in the course of the New Turkish Literature in the course of the day, the students should have the skills of critical thinking built on the scientific basis and with the examination of selected texts in the light of contemporary art movements, literary theories and criticism methods. it is provided. In old literary teaching; Classification of Turkish Literature History, Sources of Turkish Literature, Decomposition of People, Divan and Tekke-Sufi Literature, Starting from Pre-Islamic Process XII. literary tradition in the Turkish cultural life until the end of the century and the literary products formed in the XIII-XVIIth century Turkish Literature, Central Asia, Azeri and Anatolian lands around this tradition and examination of the texts should be done in Ottoman text reading and analysis of old Turkish literature text It is aimed to teach the methods.


Career Areas

Graduates of the Department of Turkish Language and Literature can teacher Turkish Language and Literature in secondary education within the framework of relevant legislation. They can make program productions, news editors and presenters in radio and television broadcasting organizations. Those who develop themselves in the field of Ottoman Turkish may be directed to libraries and archival institutions. They can edit and edit Turkish in media and media. They can work in various private and official institutions in the field of folklore. The field of artistic production of literature is also a bright and interesting undertaking for our students. The lessons given to the Turkish World provide broad business opportunities for those seeking to work in the Central Asian Turkic Republics and to work there. If we continue our graduate programs and graduate from a Ph.D. degree in science, we can work at various universities as teaching staff.



Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Education and Humanities Center, EH113

99258 Nicosia/North Cyprus

Mersin 10, Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (ext 2601)

Fax: +90 392 671 1165

Faculty E-mail: secretary-fas@ciu.edu.tr

Head of the Department E-mail:  ggumusatam@ciu.edu.tr