Our department was found under presidency of Prof. Osman Nedim Tuna in 1993. Prof. Tuna carried out his duty from October 1993 to January 1995. After foundation, post graduate and doctorate programmes began in 1994. In 1995, undergraduate education got started.

Our first undergraduate generation was graduated in 1999 and the last one was graduated in 2015.

In our department, containing undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate programmes there are four professors, three associate professors, eleven assistant professors and twelve research assistants working.

We have taken part in leading Turkish language and literature departments of Turkey.