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    Faculty of Education

Faculty of Theology

1. General Information

The main goal of this faculty is to raise theologists who can reach the main sources of Islamic Religion by himself, then read, evaluate and take these as basis while forming mental world, who is aware of the accumulation in area of Theology in the past, who does not stay away from the values of society they live in and appreciate the cultural heritage, interpret the life with their own accumulation as effective members and produce solutions for the probable problems in an academic view.

Faculty of theology degree programs in our country are as follows:

Bachelor of Theology

World's Religion

Common Religious Teaching ant Its Practice

International Theology

The Bachelor of Theology programme is being implemented in Osmangazi University.

There are three graduate programs in the Faculty of Theology. These programs are different forms from the other  graduate  departments. These programs constitute the academicstructuring.

Departments / Programs:

1.    Basic Islamic Science

2.    Islamic History and Arts

3.    Philosophy and Religious Science

4.    Primary Education Religious Culture and Moral Knowledge Teaching


2. Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of  Science in Basic Islamic Sciences.


3. Level of Qualification

License Degree.


4. Qualification Requirements and Admission  

General Admission Requirements are applied for Turkish and international students.


5. Recognition of Prior Learning

General arrangements for the recognition of prior learning are done according to scope of the rules of Regulation.

General Admission Requirements to begin the program are applied for Turkish Students and international students.

Students who were previously educated-trained in another higher education institution are exempted from the courses they completed.


6. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must be successfull and/or pass all courses on the programme including graduation thesis and internship that are explained education and exam regulation of Eskişehir Osmangazi University.


7. Program Profile (aim)

The purpose of the program is to train qualified students who are familiar with the basic issues and can make comment, criticism, analyzing on events and phenomena scientifically within the scope of the Department of in Basic Islamic Sciences.


8. Program Competencies (Learning Outcomes)

1.    Students will be able to read and understand religious text books.

2.    The student recognizes the Qur'an al-Karim purviews and commentaries. Studentscan compare between them.

3.    Students can exchange views on the international level in the context of Quran al-Karim purviews and commentaries

4.    Student knows the relationship between faith and hadith, Interprets the role of Sunnah in contibution to living together in a society

5.    Student gains the ability to understand hadith texts

6.    Achieves the ability to understand the essential terminology of hadith correctly

7.    Students are able to attain information, evaluate the same and make comparisons about religion, sects and modern religious movements.

8.    Define the description of "Islamic sects" and its aim, scope, and methodology

9.    Analyse the Islamic sects carefully and scientifically

10.Describe the fundamental principles of Islamic sects and their big scholars

11.Explain the religious, etnic, cultural, social and political diversity of Islamic sects and their reasons

12.Analyse contributions of Islamic sects to the Islamic Thought

13.The student solves new problems in the field of theology in the light of the classical sciences and shares them with society.

14.To define main problems of historical studies

15.Recognize the main concepts and actors of Islamic law

16.Learns arabic and expressions and and practice them.

17.Translates from arabic to turkish verbal and written.

18.Interpret the activities and practices of Sufi culture and illustrate them.

19.Explain the consepts and the elements of Sufi culture

20.The student evaluates classical subjects and books  logically.


9. Job Opportunities for  Qraduates

 To work as academic staff in universities in related disciplines. Working in various positions within the Department of Religious Affairs, to suit a variety of governmental and non-governmental organizations, companies,  etc.


10. Jump to Top Degree Programs

Students who have successfully completed master's program are eligible to enter the Ph.D. program if they complete to take the necessary conditions for the Ph.D. program.


11. Testing, Measurement and Evaluation

Evaluation and assessment methods for each course  is defined in "Course Information Form"


12. Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are described in "qualification requirements and rules".


13. Mode of Study (Full-time, e-learning)

Full- Time


14. Address and Contact Information (chapter / program director, assistant and erasmus coordinator) 

Osmangazi  University Institute Of Social Sciences

Meşelik Campus 26480 Eskişehir

Tel: 0(222) 239 3750


15. Program Opportunities

Training programs and departments consist of  5 professors, 7 assistant professors, and 3Teaching Assistant, 1 specialist and  10 research assistants.


16. Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin AYDIN

Prof. Dr. Dursun HAZER

Prof. Dr. Ali Rıza GÜL

Prof.Dr. Ejder OKUMUŞ

Prof.Dr. Ali ÇELİK

Assistant Prof. M. Naci KULA

Assistant Prof. Şenol KORKUT

Assistant Prof. Ali ÇETİN

Assistant Prof. Yusuf KARATAŞ

Assistant Prof. Adil ŞEN

Assistant Prof. Adnan ADIGÜZEL

Asisstant Prof. Abdullah ACAR

Teaching Assistant Ömer MÜFTÜOĞOLU

Teaching Assistant Fatih TOK

Teaching Assistant Ahmet ÇETİNKAYA

Uzman Ömer Faruk BAYRAKÇI

Research assistant İshak TEKİN

Research assistant Aybiçe TOSUN

Research assistant Yunus ARAZ

Research assistant Sezai ENGİN

Research assistant Figen KERVANKAYA

Research assistant Meryem KARDAŞ

Research assistant Hatice AVCI

Research assistant Aynur KURT

Research assistant Süleyman ÇIBIKLI

Research assistant Fatma Hazar