The Division of Turkish Language Teacher Education at Dokuz Eylul University was established in 1992 with the goal of training Turkish language teachers. Our division which started to teach in 1992-1993 academic year has been implementing formal education curriculum from the establishment to date. It has an undergraduate education that is four-year in progress as well as a masters and PhD degree programs are in progress at the Institute of Educational Sciences. The language of instruction in all undergraduate and graduate programs of Turkish Language Teacher Education is Turkish.
The education program of our division targets to train Turkish teachers with sufficient capacity and talent to train the future generations at the second stage of primary education in accordance with the needs and requirements of both our country and our era. In addition to reinforcing the occupational knowledge and experiences of students, our division also attaches importance to directing them to sport, art, communication and culture activities supporting their personal development and improving their creativity and social relations.