Faculty members in Ottoman and Turkish Studies are affiliated with either the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) or the History Department (or both). Prospective students can apply to either or both of the departments.
NELC’s Medieval and Modern Programs consist of eight principal fields of concentration. Each requires a major language concentration in Arabic, Persian, Turkish or Hebrew, a second-year competence in a second language of importance in the field, and a thorough grounding in Islamic and/or Jewish civilization.
Students who plan to concentrate on Ottoman and Turkish Studies should apply to Ottoman and Turkish Studies program at NELC.
Ottoman and Turkish Studies program requires thorough training in both Ottoman and Modern Turkish, in addition to the second Islamic language. Possible major fields of study are: Ottoman and Modern Turkish History, Ottoman Language and Literature, Modern Turkish Language and Literature, Turkic Linguistics.
Click here for NELC’s Ottoman and Turkish Studies Program requirements.
If you would like to apply to a graduate program (A.M. or PhD), please visit the Graduate Admissions website for applications and information about deadlines and financial aid.