To investigate the written and oral Turkic varieties spoken in many Eurasian countries as a mother tongue or second language, in terms of various fields of social sciences, especially linguistics and literature.

Doing data-based field work on many unwritten Turkic varieties, spoken throughout the wide area from Great Wall of China to Western Europe and facing with the danger of extinction.

With our graduate program on modern Turkic languages, we aim to raise highly qualified academic staffs and specialist needed in our country’s institutions and well educated candidates for academic positions at the University departments such as Modern Turkic Languages, Turkish Language and Literature, Turkish Education, Turkish Language and Literature Education, Turkish Folklore, Linguistics etc.

Through the academic and student exchange programs, web-based international course options and academic researchers who have close relations and cooperation with similar programs in European Universities, we aim to contribute universal knowledge generation at international standards.