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    Faculty of Education

Department of History

1-General Information

In the department of history, there are thesis and non-thesis MA programs such as modern ages, contemporary times, and Turkish Republic history. The thesis MA programs of contemporary times and Turkish republic began to take applications in the term of 1997-1998. As for modern ages, it took applications, first time, in 2006. There are more than twenty selective or compulsory classes in the history department. This department examines primarily Turkish history and the other countries’ social, cultural, and politic history.


2-Degree Awarded

Students who accomplished the program successfully take Master of Arts certificate in history.


3-Level of Degree

Master of Arts

Conditions for Admission and Enrollment

For Turkish and foreign students, general admission requirements are valid.


4-Recognition of the Prior Education

          Recognition of the previous formal education from Turkish Higher Education institutions, vertical, horizontal and within university transfers have been carried out within the framework of “the regulation on the principles of the transfer between undergraduate level programs double major, minor and credit transfer between institutions” as determined by the Board of Higher Education.

          At the beginning of each semester exemption exams are arranged so succeeded students would be excused from related courses.


5-Rules and Provisions for Qualification

          It is required that the student has successfully completed all courses without having FF, DZ or YZ grades. In this program, it is required that the student has minimum 120 ECTS credits and cumulative GPA to be at least 3,00 out of 4,00.


6- Program Profile (Its Goals)


·       To improve scientific researches in the department,

·       To answer the needs of people who wants to specialize on history,

·       To school academic staff which is needed,

·       To convey the experience in the MA education to PhD program.


7-Program Outcomes

1) Understanding of methodology and philosophy of general history,

2) Expertise in at least one of subjects of the sub-segments of the department of Islamic History and Arts,

3) Ability to explain and provide solutions for various problems he/she encountered or observed in society by using historical data,

4) Ability to prepare, conduct and finalize projects related to his/her area of expertise

5) Ability to constantly improve his/herself by following scientific development in his/her field and ability to use computer and informatics technologies,

6) Having professional and ethical responsibility, being sensitive toward values of society and environment and being aware of our heritage belonging to our historical and cultural roots,

7) Having a facility with scientific studies by his/herself and with a group, and having effective communicative skills in terms of professional and social aspects


8-Employment Opportunities for Graduates

The graduates can find jobs as assistant, lecturer in related faculties of universities, as teacher in Ministry of National Education, and some posts in the Directorate of Religious Affairs.


 9-Passing to Upper Level Programs

Candidates who have successfully completed MA program with the condition of having adequate marks from ALES or equivalent exams and knowing foreign language on an adequate level, can study PhD programs in Literature and Sociology in addition to their own field.


10-Exams and Assessment

Assessment information for each course is defined in the course’s “Course Information Form” in detail.


11-Rules for Graduation

Rules for graduation are as it is explained in the segment “Rules and Provisions for Qualification”.


12-Study Type

Full Time


13-Address and Contact Information

Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü

Meşelik 26480 Eskişehir

Tel:0 2222 2374403

Prof.Dr. Osman KÖKSAL, Head of the Department. Internal: 2707

Ass. Prof.Dr. Mesut ERŞAN,Assisstant of Head of the Department.Internal: 2728

Asst. Doç. Dr. Hayrettin PINAR, Assisstant of Head of the Department .Internal: 2702

Ass. Prof. Kamil ÇOLAK, Coordinator of Erasmus Internal: 2705


14-Department/Program Facilities

In History department, there are 1 professor, 6 associate professor, 1 instructor, 1 searching assistant and 6 executive staff.

1000 square meter field, 222 office room, 8 classroom, 55 square meter meeting room, and 16 square meter guest instructor room there are in the department.


15-Academic Staff

Prof.Dr. Osman KÖKSAL

Prof.Dr. Meral BAYRAK

Prof. Dr. Hasan Hüseyin ADALIOĞLU

Prof. Dr. Numan ELİBOL

Prof. Dr. Mesut ERŞAN


Doç. Dr. Kamil ÇOLAK


Doç.Dr. Nuri KAVAK

Doç. Dr. Zafer KOYLU

Doç. Dr. Fahri YETİM

Doç. Dr. Hayrettin PINAR

Yrd.Doç.Dr. Musa KILIÇ

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Cezmi KARASU

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Selahattin ÖNDER

Yrd.Doç.Dr. Mehmet KAYIRAN

Yrd. Doç. Dr. Mustafa Yahya METİNTAŞ

Arş. Gör. Ahmet TÜRKAN


Arş. Gör. İslam KAVAS

Arş. Gör. Yunus ARİFOĞLU

Arş. Gör. Oktay BERBER

Arş. Gör. Duygu TANIDI

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Volkan MARTTİN