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Graduate School of Social Sciences - Turkish World Studies - Turkish World Studies (Turkish History) - Third Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Establishment: Founded in 1992, operating under Turkish World Research Institute the as a Department of Turkish History.‘ It has been established to investigate thousands of years of history of Turkish World, from the earliest times to the present. Turkish history, took place in a vast geography stretching especially from Turkestan, Caucasus, the Middle East, Anatolia, the Balkans and Central Europe is tried to be examined not only political and military aspects, also social, cultural and economic aspects with planned research. Theses at postgraduate level, it is planned to expande to cover Turkish World entirely. In our department, we have professor, an assistant professor, an associate professor,a doctor and a doctorate two research assistants in the ongoing..
Qualification Awarded
Turkish History Doctor
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Master's Degree and willing to enroll in the Doctorate programme may apply to the Directorate of Graduate School with the documents. 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 55 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 55. The candidates holding Bachelor's or Master's Degree taught totally in English are exempted from English proficiency requirement. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 15% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) 10 % of academic success in the master's programme and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 60 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 65 at least are accepted into the Doctorate programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Doctorate Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Doctorate Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The doctorate programme consists of a minimum of seven courses, with a minimum of 21 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The period allotted for the completion of the Doctorate programmes is normally eight semesters (four years). However, while it is possible to graduate in a shorter time, it is also possible to have an extension subject to the approval of the graduate school. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 240 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Doctorate course load and credits. The PhD students are required to take the Doctoral Qualifying Examination, after having successfully completed taught courses. The examination consists of written and oral parts. The Doctoral Qualifying Committee determines by absolute majority whether a candidate has passed or failed the examination. Students who fail the Qualifying Examination may retake the examination the following semester. Students failing the Examination a second time are dismissed from the program. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A dissertation supervisor who must hold the minimum rank of assistant professor is appointed for each PhD student. When the nature of the dissertation topic requires more than one supervisor, a joint-supervisor may be appointed. A joint-supervisor must hold a doctoral degree. Periodic monitoring of research work by a thesis monitoring committee is required to be awarded the Doctoral degree. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to two may be selected from another Department or another University. The co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. Thesis defense by the candidate is open to all audience and a jury decides to grant/deny the Doctoral degree. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to six months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Program living in Central-Asia, the Itil-Ural, the Caucasus and the Balkans Turkish communities and their relations with other peoples in the region and the political formation of courses and seminars related to the programs implemented. Courses taught attendees method. Provided to the student active participation in the classes, first-hand analysis of the movement and use of resources trying to understand historical events examined.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of our program of Turkish History departments can be a research assistant of universities. In addition, able to serve in the field of Social Sciences, research centers, institutes, museums are. For example, two students completed the masters degree program at a state university currently serves as a research assistant
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centres to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The students, must attend practices and examinations. The student is monitored by a faculty member for more. Almost all of the required and elective courses, students are subject to the written exam. Sometimes, instead of seminars and term papers counted istead of the exam. The ninth week of the semester, midterms are all done. Each semester, a midterm exam for each course . Midterm date and date of the program and the program begins in the first month semester will be announced by the department. Each course is a final exam in addition to mid-term exam. Shall comply with the University's academic calendar, date and place of final examsare announced by the department. If a student can not attend the exam, due to a problem declared in case of a valid excuse for the decision of the Board of Directors of Social Sciences may be given the right make-up examination Reports for each class, assignments and seminar is evaluated according to student’s performance of presentations Mid-term exam and final exam grade lessons shall be based upon 40%, of the midterm exam and 60% of final exam. The basis for the evaluation of a student in that course can be considered successful in graduate GPA of at least 70 points.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department of Turkish History: Prof. Dr. Turan Gökçe Tel:0 232 3111 10 10 ECTS Koordinator: Yard. Doç. Dr. Abdullah Temizkan Ege Üniversitesi, Türk Dünyası Araştırmaları Enstitüsü 35100 Bornova/İzmir TÜRKİYE Tel:0 232 388 40 00 /2096/123 Fax:0 232 342 74 96 E-Posta:abdullah.temizkan@gmail.com
Facilities
The department is located within the inter-disciplinary studies due to the structure of the institute has a proper character. For example,such departments as; Turkish Linguistics and Dialects, Folklore, such as the Turkish World Literature and Art History department was able to take advantage of the expertise of its branches, as formal as possible to take courses in these disciplines. In addition in the Institute the opportunity to benefit from the researcher who knows Russian, English, Greek, Czech, Polish, Farsi, Arabic languages. On the other hand, we as the Department of History of Turkish try to encourage students to learn language and to do research to help them work on this issue.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To understand fundamental information on Turkish history
2Graduates can teach turkish history in a education program
3Students can understand the cause and effects between historical event
4Students can determine the problem of Turkish historical research
5Graduates can read analysis historical texts in ottoman turkish, russian and english in their academic studies
6To recognize the social, economic and politicial properties with era of turkish history
7To determine relationships between various texts using historical resources
8To make research based on historical documents
9Using social science theories in the historical context
10To prepare syncronic and dycronic or comperative studies
11Theorizing their study results
12To understand the importance of life long learning
13To gains problem solving on historical researches
14Mezunlar, mesleki ve etik sorumluluk anlayışına sahip olurlar.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
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COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TÜRKTARİHİLSDG1 Elective - - - 18
2 9205018012004 Early Ages of the Turks – I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9205015472007 History of Turks in East Europe I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TÜRKTARİHİLSDG2 Elective - - - 18
2 9205018022004 Early Ages of the Turks II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9205018322016 History Methodology Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 TDA-T.TARİHİ-DR-SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES 1 Elective - - - 18
2 9205016031982 Issues in the History of Turkish World Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 9205018332016 Research Techniques and Ethics Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205016282016 Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 TDA-T.TARİHİ-DR-SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES 2 Elective - - - 12
3 9205016041982 Issues in the History of Turkish World II. Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 DRSEM690 Seminar Compulsory 0 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SOSDRYET790 Proficiency in PhD Compulsory 0 0 0 25
2 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SOSDRTEZONE Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
9. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
10. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 DRUAD691 Specialization Field Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 DRTEZ692 Thesis Study Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015512011 Political History of the Balkans I Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9205015572014 History of Turkish-Islamic Civilization-I Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9205015592014 The History of Golden Horde and Remnant Khanates Period – I Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9205015712015 Persian Sources of the Turkish History of Middle Ages - I Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9205015732015 Russian Language - I Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9205015752015 History of China - I Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9205015812019 History of Russia – I Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9205015832019 History of the Silk Road Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9205015972015 History of Caucasia (1774-1905) I Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9205016232016 Türk Kültür Tarihinde Dinî ve Siyasî Akıl – I Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9205018032004 The Modernization Movements in Turkish World I Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9205018112004 Turkish Mythology I Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9205018132004 Turkish-Armenian Relations I Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9205018232007 Sources of Northern Caucasian History I Elective 3 0 0 6
15 9205066052016 Hanlıklar Döneminden Günümüze Türkistan Elective 3 0 0 6
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205015522015 History of Caucasia (1774–1905) - II Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9205015562011 Balkanların Siyasi Tarihi II Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9205015582014 Türk-İslam Medeniyeti Tarihi- II Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9205015602014 Altın Orda Devleti ve Bakiyesi Hanlıklar Dönemi Tarihi- II Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9205015702015 Persian Sources of the Turkish History of Middle Ages - II Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9205015722015 Russian Language - II Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9205015742015 History of China - II Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9205015842019 History of Russia – II Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9205016242016 Türk Kültür Tarihinde Dinî ve Siyasî Akıl – II Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9205016322016 Yakınçağlarda Göçebeler, Yerleşikler, Devletler Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9205018042004 The Modernization Movements in Turkish World II Elective 3 0 0 4
12 9205018102004 Turkish Mythology II Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9205018122004 Turkish-Armenian Relations II Elective 3 0 0 6
14 9205018242007 History of Turks in East Europe II Elective 3 0 0 6
15 9205018262007 Russian Colonialism and Orientalism Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205016222006 Rus İdaresinde Kırım ve Kafkasya Elective 3 0 0 6
2 9205016252016 Tarih, Dil ve Yorum – I Elective 3 0 0 6
3 9205016272016 Erken Dönem Türk Tarihi Araştırmaları:18. ve 19. Yüzyıllar Elective 3 0 0 6
4 9205016292016 Ottoman Archive Documents About Turkish World History I Elective 3 0 0 6
5 9205016412016 Osmanlı Himayesinde Kırım – I Elective 3 0 0 6
6 9205016472007 Sources of Medieval History I Elective 3 0 0 6
7 9205016542011 Northern Caucasus Muridism Elective 3 0 0 6
8 9205016552013 The Turkestan througt the Eyes of a Voyagers - I Elective 3 0 0 6
9 9205016572019 Religion and Diplomacy in Post-Soviet Region Elective 3 0 0 6
10 9205016592019 Intellectual Movements in Eurasia Elective 3 0 0 6
11 9205016612019 Political and Social Structures at Turkish Republics Elective 3 0 0 6
12 9205016632019 Sociology of Migraiton Elective 3 0 0 6
13 9205016872014 Ortaçağ Yakındoğu Türk Tarihi I Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE COURSES 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9205016022019 Widespread Religions in the Balkans, Official-Civilian Establishments and Influences Elective 3 0 0 0
2 9205016042019 Political and Social Developments in the Autonomus Republics of Russian Federation Elective 3 0 0 0
3 9205016062019 Multi Identities, Conflict Areas and Ethnic Formations in the Balkans Elective 3 0 0 0
4 9205016262016 Tarih, Dil ve Yorum – II Elective 3 0 0 4
5 9205016302016 Ottoman Archive Documents About Turkish World History II Elective 3 0 0 4
6 9205016422016 Osmanlı Hâkimiyetinde Kırım – II Elective 3 0 0 4
7 9205016432014 Çağdaş Kafkasya Tarihi Elective 3 0 0 4
8 9205016462007 Sources of Medieval History II Elective 3 0 0 4
9 9205016512009 Migration Movements to Anatolia in 19 th. Century Elective 3 0 0 4
10 9205016562013 The Turkestan througt the Eyes of a Voyagers - II Elective 3 0 0 4
11 9205016862014 Ortaçağ Yakındoğu Türk Tarihi II Elective 3 0 0 4
12 9205016882017 Roman Sources on Turkic History Elective 3 0 0 4
13 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
14 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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