Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



Training individuals who are conscious of social problems, aware of ethical values and who have a critical view.  Guiding individuals in researching and analyzing social life by evaluating the factors for development of social life and becoming active in forming the future.


Increasing the significance of sociological education, creating awareness towards the relation of sociology to other disciplines and professions, increasing awareness on the value of cultural differences and the variety of social behavior, which are the basis of a society, promoting the effectiveness of national and international student and staff exchange programs, encouraging the students for an academic career and for other professions.


The objective of the undergraduate program in sociology is to bring up individuals who will be aware of the problems in society, have a critical point of view and a capacity of doing research, caring about solutions and evaluating the results. Therefore, they will not only have a chance to take effective roles in setting up the future but also will be able to catch the opportunity to find satisfactory jobs in the working fields such as universities, education and research centers, health, law and security both in private and state sectors.

Prof. Nurgün OKTİK
Head of the Department of Sociology

Free in Thought, Modern in Education, Universal in Science