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    Faculty of Education

Field Crops Department

1. General Information

Field Crops Department is located in Ali Numan Kıraç campus of Eskisehir Osmangazi University. Field Crops Department in Agricultural Faculty of Eskisehir Osmangazi University which was founded in 1995, started the educiation in 2002. In department, undergraduate and postgraduate educations at field crops have been given. At the end of post-graduate education, Master of Science degree will be obtained. Field Crops Department represents the large parts of plant production in Turkey. Researches related with breeding, agronomy, tissue culture and biotechnology of cereals and food legumes, industrial crops, meadow-pasture and forage crops, plant ecology, sustainable agriculture, organic farming, seed, biodiversity, conservation of plant genetic resources and other issues along with agronomy and crop sciences have been conducted.


2. Acquired Degree

Upon successful completion of the program students are awarded a degree in Agricultural Engineering.


3. Level of Degree



4. Admission and Registration Requirements

To start the program, the general admission requirements is valid for Turkish and foreign students.


5. Validation of Former Education

Validation of former education, vertical, horizontal, and within the university transitions is verified according to the related regulations of Turkish Council of Higher Education.

Exams of exemptions are held for some computer and foreign language courses at the beginning of each academic semester to recognize certificate-based or experience-based learning outside the formal education in Turkey.  Successful students will be exempt from related lessons.


6. Conditions and Rules of Qualification

All courses in the program must be passed and the student must not grade FF, DZ or YZ for any courses. The students must get the minimum 240 ECTS and the average grade point must be at least 2.00 out of 4.00 grade. It is compulsory to do an internship which is totally 40 working days, 15 workdays at the and of the fourth semester and 25 workdays at the end of the sixth semester.


7. Goal of the Program

Training undergraduate and postgraduate level to meet the qualified technical staffs of both private and public institutions,

By taking into consideration the needs of farmers and agricultural industry, to conduct researches on solving the problems encountered both variety and agronomy in local-regional-and country wide and creating solutions,

To develop advanced information and technology in the field crops


8. Program Outcomes

  • To gain the ability to express yourself, ability to communicate effectively with colleagues from national and international
  • The ability of solving problems related to the field crops by using theoretical and practical knowledge gained in Basic Sciences
  • Professional and ethical responsibility
  • Life-long learning skills
  • To use initiative, individual and team-work skills, comparative thinking skills in solving problems
  • To have the necessary knowledge about field crops and environment and the ability to follow current information
  • To analyze the problems and components limiting yield and quality of plant and animal production, design skills by producing a solution
  • To recognize field crops species and varieties, and to knowledge about the physiological events plants, seed and quality
  • To select and use modern techniques and tools related to the field and ability to benefit information technologies
  • The ability to use proper statistical methods in evaluation of research results on Field Crops cultivation and breeding
  • The ability to use modern and conventional breeding methods by learning the basics of plant genetic and cytogenetic
  • The ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge modern cultivation techniques related to cereals, edible legumes, industrial crops, meadow, pasture and forage crops
  • To knowledge about quality, standardization, storage and marketing of field crops


9. Employment possibilities of the graduates

Agricultural Engineers who graduated from our department could found a vacancy in the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Husbandry of Turkish Republic, the Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs, public and private banks, The Central Union of Turkish Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, sugar factories, municipalities, private seed companies, factories producing flour, semolina, oil etc., pesticide companies, dealer of seed, fertilizer and pesticide, seller of medicinal herbs. In addition, they can establish their own businesses and production facilities.


10. Continue Graduate Programs

Upon successful completion of bachelor's degree, candidates can study in their own field or related field graduate programs on condition that they have a passing ALES or equivalent examination score and have adequate level of foreign language.


11. Testing, Measurement and Evaluation

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


12. Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements is described in the section "Qualification Requirements and Regulations"


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



14. Address ve Contact Info (Head of Department, Deputies and Erasmus Coordinator)

Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Agricultural Faculty, Department of Field Crops

Ali Numan KIRAÇ Campus 26160 Eskişehir

Tel +90 222 239 37 50

Fax +90 222 324 29 90   

Prof. Dr. Murat OLGUN (Head of Department) Ext: 4862

Associate Proffesor Duran KATAR (Erasmus Coordinator) Ext: 4833

Assist. Prof.  Zekiye BUDAK BAŞÇİFTÇİ (Vice Chairman) Ext: 4436



15. Department Facilities

Field Crops Department possesses 70 da of Experimental and Practice field at ESOGU Agricultural Faculty. In addition, Oil Analysis, Quality, Seed Science and Technology, cytology laboratory existed. Applied-training should be supplied by using these facilities.


16. Academic Staff


Cereals and Food Legumes


Prof. Dr. Murat OLGUN

Assoc. Prof. Nihal KAYAN

Assist. Prof. Zekiye BUDAK BAŞÇİFTÇİ

Res. Assist. Dr. Nazife Gözde AYTER

Res. Assist. Engin TAKIL


Industrial Crops

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Demir KAYA

Assoc. Prof. Duran KATAR

Assist. Prof. Zehra AYTAÇ

Res. Assist. Engin Gökhan KULAN


Pasture, Meadow and Forage Crops

Prof. Dr. Ali KOÇ

Prof. Dr. Halil İbrahim ERKOVAN

Assoc. Prof. Süleyman AVCI

Res. Assist.Onur İLERİ