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    Faculty of Education

Department of Animal Science

1. General Information

Animal Science is a field that aims to increase animal products quantitatively and qualitatively with taking into account the economic aspect of agricultural activities. Animal Science Program offers theoretical and practical education on the scientific principles that underlie the husbandry, breeding, nutrition and health protection of agricultural animals at the level of undergraduate and graduate level.

The department is located in Faculty Agricultural Ali Numan Kirac Campus of Eskisehir Osmangazi University. It was established in 2010 and currently has six faculty members; one professor, one associate professor, three assistant professor and one assistant. The department has three sub-programs; Animal Breeding, Biometry and Genetics and Nutrition. Department of Animal Science started undergraduate education in 2011 with 31 students.


2. Acquired degree

Students completed the program successfully are given undergraduate diploma in agricultural engineering. 


3. Level of the degree



4. Admission and registration conditions

To start the program the general admission and registration conditions are valid for native 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

It is essential for a student to be successful in lessons in the program and not having FF, DZ or YZ grade. The student must provide at least 240 ECTS credit and have a general note of 2 over 4. Fourty days summer training course is compulsory, being 15 days at the end of fourth and 25

Days at the end of the sixth semester.


7. Goal of the Program

The primary goal of the program is to conduct research to solve problems and to improve the current state of the livestock sector and graduate animal scientist who considers animal welfare as well as  the needs and sensitiveness of the society; to support animal production on an ongoing basis by using biotechnological methods as well as conventional methods within scientific and economic principles; could keep up with national and international sectorial competition; adopt scientific considerations, be able to analyze conditions and transfer knowledge to the shareholders and doesn’t leave  their needs without response, adopt the principle of lifelong learning and improve himself/herself.


8. Program Outcomes

  1. To gain individual working ability and ability of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teamwork.
  2. To have occupational and ethical responsibility.
  3. To gain effective oral and written communication ability, to be aware of the continuity of learning concept, to follow up scientific and technological improvements and renew himself/herself continuously.
  4. To have knowledge of basic sciences and be able to use them for modeling and solving problems relevant to animal science.
  5. To be aware of agricultural and animal science activities and be able to an entrepreneur or a guide in animal science activities.
  6. To know the problems of stockbreeding in Turkey and to be able to offer solution for the problems.
  7. To obtain skills for improvement of animal husbandry via comprehending basics of animal breeding. 
  8. To obtain knowledge and skills of animal husbandry and comprehend the importance of connection between animal husbandry and market.
  9. To be able to identify animal species and breeds and follow up their current situation in Turkey.
  10. To gain knowledge of animal feeding, animal feeds and nutrient contents of feeds.
  11. To understand the importance of feed production for a profitable stockbreeding and raise awareness among farmers on the issue.
  12. To gain knowledge about feed technologies, feed preparation and feeding.
  13. To learn how to gain genetic improvement in farm animals.
  14. To understand gene sources and their importance in animal husbandry.
  15. To learn how to use statistical methods and evaluation of the results in animal production.

9. Employment possibilities of the graduates

Graduates of the Department could be employed by universities, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Forestry and Water Management, public or private banks, agricultural credit cooperatives, municipalities, private farms and food factories and so forth. Graduates can also establish their own farms.


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 are as described in "Qualification Requirements and Regulations" section.


13. Type of Study (Full-Time, E-Learning)



14. Address and Contact Information (Departmet Head, Vice-     Chairman and Erasmus Coordinator)

Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi, Zootekni Bölümü, Ali Numan Kıraç Yerleşkesi, Ziraat Caddesi, Kütahya Yolu, 26160 ESKİŞEHİR

Phone: +90 222 324 29 91   

Fax   : +90 222 324 29 90   

Prof. Dr. Muhammet Alan (Head of Department) Ext: 4868

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zekeriya KIYMA (Erasmus Coordinator) Ext: 4830

Assist. Prof. Dr. Yüksel AKSOY (Vice-Chairman) Ext: 4883


15. Facilities-Labs

The department is located in Faculty Agricultural Ali Numan Kirac Campus of Eskisehir Osmangazi University. It was established in 2010 and currently has two faculty members; one professor, one associate professor, three assistant professor and one assistant. ESOGÜ Agricultural Faculty, Ali Numan Kıraç Campus has Poultry Animal Research and Application Coop, Small Livestock Research and Application Laboratory and Laboratory, 1280-capacity Hatchery, Quail Breeding Unit, Broiler Breeding Unit, Feed Unit, Feed and Animal Feed Animal Biotechnology Laboratories are available.n the near future. In addition to this, we also supply our farmers with raw materials such as Dry Matter, Crude Ash, Crude Fat, Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, ADL-Lignin, Gas Production System, Color Meter etc. in Feeds and Animal Nutrition Laboratories, where rough and intensive feed analysis services are provided.


16. Academic Staff

 Animal Breeding

Prof. Dr. Muhammet ALAN (Head of Department) Ext: 4868

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zekeriya KIYMA          Ext: 4830

Assist. Prof. Dr. Yüksel AKSOY (Vice-Chairman) Ext: 4883

Animal Feeding

Assit. Doç. Dr. Canan KOP BOZBAY Ext: 4884

Biometry and Genetics

Assist. Prof. Dr.  Yasemin GEDİK          Ext: 4881

Res. Assit. Dr. Yasin ALTAY                   Ext: 4822