ERASMUS Turkey


Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversitesi

(S/F/D; Englischsprachiges Lehrangebot, Mindestsprachniveau: Englisch B1)

The University is established with the purpose of training well equipped individuals to contribute to science and technology with research activities answering to the needs of our age under the light of scientific data as the 97th university in our country and 5th state university in Ankara with 7 faculties, 1 vocational school, 4 graduate schools and 1 conservatory. (In accordance with decision with Law no 27648 published on Official Gazette enacted on July 21st, 2010). Since they year 2016 onwards, the university is offering education with 12 faculties, 1 school, 1 state conservatory, 3 vocational schools, 5 graduate schools and 15 application and research centres.

The primary goals of the university are to be in the service of our country and humanity, to direct the future of science and humanity to be concerned with current problems and to lead the society.
With 9,45% international bachelor students,(1394 students from 85 countries) bilateral agreements signed with 162 international universities, student, academic and administrative staff mobility programs, joint diploma programs and a large number of international academic staff, the university has positioned itself as an international university. With its international bachelor student rate, AYBU is experiencing the right proud of being placed on the top among the universities in Turkey.


Faculty of Islamic Sciences was established within the body of Yıldırım Beyazıt University in March, 2012. The faculty admitted its first undergraduate and postgraduate students in 2013-2014 Academic Year. Along with one year prep class focused on Arabic Language, period of study is five years. There are three main departments within the body of the faculty: Department of Basic Islamic Studies, Department of Philosophy and Islamic Sciences and Department of History and Arts of Islam. There are also sub-fields such as Tafsir, Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence, Kalam, Sufism, Arabic Language and Rhetoric, Islamic Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion History of Islam, Turkish-Islamic Literature. Our objective is to be a distinguished higher education institution answering the needs of the society and to produce and spread knowledge about universal and original values, evaluate this knowledge according to Islamic values and to raise individuals answering the needs of the time and religious needs of the society.

By consulting to the primary resources concerning the religious issues of today which can be regarded, the faculty also aims to offer graduate education and publish academic journals as a continuation of bachelor education. Cooperating with the universities and institutes abroad that are offering education and conducting researches in the field of Islamic Sciences, the faculty aims to provide opportunities to its students to be more equipped professionally.

Graduates may work as research assistants at faculties of Theology or Islamic Sciences of the universities. They may also work as Ministry of Education, Ministry of Religious Affairs, and private education institutions and related areas abroad.

Quelle: Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, 21. Februar 2018


Istanbul University

(S/F/D; Englischsprachiges Lehrangebot, Mindestsprachniveau: Englisch B2)


Although the faculty of theology has a long history, it was established for the first time within the Darulfunun. The first attempt to open the Darulfunun was in 1846. There were other attempts in 1863, 1870 and 1874. During the Abdulhamit II´s 25th anniversary of taking the throne, which was on August 30th, 1900 Darulfunun-i Sahane was finally opened. It was established with 3 branches consisting of Sciences, Literature and Theology. In theology section basic Islamic disciplines were taught including Tafsir (commentaries on the Quran), Hadith (the collection of the sayings and actions of prophet Muhammad and his companions), Usul-i Hadith (Hadith methodology), Fiqh (Jurisprudence), Usul-i Fiqh (Jurisprudence methodology), Kelam (Theology) and the history of Islam.

The faculty of theology of Istanbul University is located in Saraçhane which is one of the most central districts of Istanbul in terms of its historical heritage and the cultural environment. It is a walking distance to the great libraries which attract many researchers from various countries of the world, such as the central library and rare books, library of Istanbul University, Suleymaniye library, Beyazit state library and millet library. Besides, the faculty is very close to many historical, cultural and arts centers such as Suleymaniye Mosque and complex, Sehzadebasi mosque, blue mosque, Fatih mosque and comple, Atif efendi library, Ragip Pasa library, Ottoman archives of the prime ministry, Grand Bazaa, Topkapi Palace museum, Istanbul Archeology Museum and Hagia Sophia.

In addition to the above, the Column of Marcian (Kiztasi), the Valens Aqueduct (Bozdogan Su Kemeri), Amcazade Huseyin Pasa Madrasah, and the head office of Istanbul Metropolitan municipality which is one of the most important architectural structures in the Republican era. The faculty of Theology is adjacent to the ruins of the Monastery of Ayios Polieuktos. In the garden of the faculty there are Hayradhane Masjid and Graveyard; Haydarhane lodge (Dervish house), Bekiraga Hadith school (Darulhadis) from Ottoman period and the restoration, restitution and reconstruction works of these builds are still ongoin. From the faculty building, the golden horn, Yenikapi coasts and even Princes islands can be seen.

Quelle: Website Istanbul University, Faculty of Theology, 19. Juli 2017


Muş Alparslan University

(S/F/D; Englischsprachiges Lehrangebot, Mindestsprachniveau: Englisch B1)


Stand: 25. Juni 2018


Sutcu-Imam-Universitesi Kahramanmarasi

(S/F/D; Englischsprachiges Lehrangebot, Mindestsprachniveau: Englisch B1)


Sakarya University

(S/F/D; Englischsprachiges Lehrangebot, Mindestsprachniveau: Englisch B1)


Our faculty was established within Sakarya University, under the law number 3837 which had been adopted in 3 July 1992. The Faculty had started its activities in 1993-1994 with three academic departments, having its first graduates in 1997-1998 academic year. The departments include; Fundamental Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies and Islamic History and Arts.

The aim of our faculty is to train the specialized staff as experts of religious studies, hence leading to the development and strengthening of correct religious understanding and behavior in society. At the same time, with post-graduate training and education given by a number of different departments, post-grads are equipped with in depth knowledge of their subject of specialty. After completing their courses, our graduates can therefore go into a vast number of different fields related to Religious Studies such as; teaching for the Religious and Culture Studies for both primary and secondary school levels, teaching in Vocational courses at Religious High Schools under the Ministry of National Education. They can also act as Imams, preachers and muftis at Presidency of Religious Affairs.

Our faculty accepts students to first and second education by OSYM examination according to YGS4 point. In addition, there exists a Theology Degree Completion Program (ILITAM) in our faculty.

Quelle: Website Sakarya University, Faculty of Theology, 19. Juli 2017