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    Faculty of Education

Philosophy And Religious Studies

1. General Information

The research area of Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is consists of the discussions on  the history of philosophy, Islamic philosophy, philosophy of religion, logic, religion, education, religion, sociology, religion, psychology and the history of religions and changes of human and society in different ideas that emerged throughout the history. Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies comprise the following eight main branches of science: Islamic Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Logic, History of Religion, Sociology of Religion, and Psychology of Religion.


2. Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of  Science in Philosophy and Religious Studies.


3. Level of Qualification

Undergraduate Degree


4. Qualification Requirements And Admission  

 General Admission Requirements are applied for Turkish and international students.


5. Recognition of Prior Learning

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


6. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must pass all the courses in the program. Students’ grade should not be FF, DZ or NZ. Students provide a minimum of 120 ECTS credits and GPA of at least 2.00 on a4.00 in this program.


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 Philosophy and Religious Studies, Sociology of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Islam, Philosophy, Religion, Education, Logic, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Religions.


8. Program Competencies (Learning Outcomes)

To understand the areas of Philosophy and Religious Sciences  with the issues and problems. To obtain information, analysis, and use appropriate methods. To understand the areas of Philosophy and Religious Sciences.  To obtain information, analysis, and use appropriate methods.


9. Job Opportunities for  Graduates

 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) 

Osmangazı  University Institute Of Social Sciences

Meşelik Campus 26480 Eskişehir

Tel: 0(222) 239 3750


15. Program Opportunities

Department consists of  2 professors, 1 associate professor, 3 assistant professors, and 1 administrative staff and  for a total of six faculty members are on duty.  Adequate classrooms and training equipment is available.


16. Academic Staff

Prof.Dr. Ejder OKUMUŞ (Head of Department)

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin AYDIN

Associate Prof. Mizrap POLAT

Assistant Prof. M. Naci KULA

Assistant Prof. Şenol KORKUT

Assistant Prof. Ali ÇETİN

Research Assistants

Research assistant İshak TEKİN

Research assistant Aybiçe TOSUN