Department of Arabic Language and Rhetoric

1. Arabic Language and Rhetoric

The Arabic language is considered the backbone of Islamic studies and teaching Arabic has been emphasized in the Faculty of Divinity since its foundation. Despite this, Arabic Language and Rhetoric was established as an independent department only in 1989. Since then the Department has not completed its academic structuring and thus has yet to open a graduate program. With recent additions to the teaching staff, efforts are currently underway to start offering graduate level courses in the near future. Currently the Department organizes and administers the one-year intensive Arabic preparatory curriculum, required of all students of the Divinity and Divinity (International Students) programs, and offers supplementary Arabic courses in the upper classes of all programs.

2. Current Academic Staff

Prof.  Dr. Zafer Kızıklı (Head)

Assist. Prof.  Dr. Ömer Acar

Assist. Prof.  Dr. Yaşar Daşkıran

Dr. İbrahim Fidan

Lect.  Dr. H. İbrahim Sarıoğlu

Lect.  Dr. Muammer İpek

Lect.  Süleyman Barbara

Lect.  Duran Ekizer

Lect.  Bünyamin Korucu

Lect. Dr. Gülhan al-Turk

Lect.  Ahmed İsmail Hassan Aly

Lect.  Walid Ramadan Salama

Lect.  Ahmed al-Dyab

Lect.  Halit Yusuf

Lect.  Nazır Alchikh