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The Turkish Language to Foreign Scholars Project

The Ottoman Language Training Project

Courses available at no cost. Funded by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Centre

The chair offers Turkish language training as well as lectures and seminars on Ottoman and Turkish history as part of these projects.


Free Online Turkish Language to Foreign Scholars Project Starting

The projects purpose is teaching Turkish to foreigners and support the teaching of Turkish as a foreign language so that this field could be based on an academic basis.

The schedule announcement is here. 

Application deadline:

15 May 2023

Please download the Registration Form and send via email to until May 15, 2023

Results of application will be announced on May 28, 2023

Course Director:

Prof. Dr. Osman Kubilay GÜL

Sivas Cumhuriyet University

The Ottoman Language Learning Project

One of the most rewarding aspects of this course, giving you a chance to research the raw material of history (primary sources) and to analyze other historians’ interpretations of the past (secondary sources). This ONLINE course will be an introduction to basics of Ottoman Turkish through learning the alphabet and readings in printed text selections.  

Courses available at no cost

Application deadline:

15 June 2023

Please download the Registration Form and send via email the the form filled in

Results of application will be announced on June 28, 2023

Become a volunteer of Training Courses and Seminars 

Volunteering Centre's formal workshops and Online Training Webinars

Young Scholars Research Funding 

Scholars and advanced graduate students engaged in research on ancient, medieval, or modern times in Turkey, in any field of the humanities and social sciences, are eligible to apply. 

Grants for tenures up to one academic year will be considered; applications for projects of shorter duration are also supported. Our centre offers research and study facilities as well as connections with colleagues, institutions, and authorities through its branch centers in Turkey. 

 Application materials and three letters of recommendation must be submitted by NOVEMBER 1, 2023.

Letters should support the value of the proposed research and the applicant's capacity to carry out the project. Graduate student applicants must provide a copy of their graduate transcript.

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