Our faculty was established according to the law in 2012/3763 by The Cabinet of Minis-ters, published in the official newspaper dated October 7, 2012 and numbered 28434. In-struction in our faculty has started in the 2014-2015 academic year; and currently it oper-ates an undergraduate program under three departments named Fundamental Islamic Sci-ences, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Islamic History and Arts and 11 sub-departments. Today, starting from the year 2019, the number of our faculty personnel is 35 academic and 19 administrative staff members; including 1 Professor, 4 Associate Pro-fessor , 10 Associate Pro-fessor Doctors, 10 Assistant Professors and 10 Research Assistants. Our faculty is located in a new building which was completed in 2016 on a 13,000 m² space. In order to maintain the best possible instructional activities, there are 2 lecture halls, 1 conference room, 2 computer laboratories and 13 classrooms in faculty building which are well equipped in accordance with to-day’s conditions.

Our Aim ; The aim of our faculty program is to raise competent personnels who are knowledgeable, talented and critical; who will manage to conduct researches and to produce knowledge in the fields of Religion and Fundamental Islamic Sciences within the framework of objective and scientific principles; and will share them at the national and international level. The Faculty of Theology offers religious inst-ruction and research programs at undergraduate level.

Employment Areas for Our Graduates; Our graduates can be a teacher of the Religion and Ethics for both primary and secondary school levels or a teacher of vocational courses at Religious High Schools under the Ministry of National Education; and they can be a mufti, a vi-ce-mufti, an expert on religious affair, a preacher, a teacher of the Qur’anic cour-ses, an imam or a muezzin at the central, upstate and overseas organizations un-der the Presidency of Religious Affairs. By continuing with the graduate prog-ramme, our graduates gets the chance of being an academic-a lecturer at the fa-culty. They may also seek employment in religious services under various gov-ernmental institutions; if they specialize in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic langua-ges, the may seek employment at archives whether at the archives of the General Directorate of State Affairs or at the private ones.

Number of Current Students in the 2018-2019 Academic Year

1. Class             113               113
2. Class             102                78
3. Class             114                96
4. Class             187                84
TOTAL             516               371