Bachelor of Arts Turkish

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

The Bachelor of Arts in Turkish offers an in-depth exploration of the Turkish language, which serves as a gateway to understanding the rich cultural and historical landscape of Turkey and the broader Asian region. This minor complements a major in Asian Studies, with a focus on Islamic studies or Turkish history and society, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the language’s role in these fields. The program is designed to equip students with the skills needed to navigate the complexities of contemporary and historical Turkish-speaking societies, opening up numerous academic and professional opportunities in a globalized world.


The minor in Turkish at the Department of Oriental and Asian Studies (IOA) encompasses three language modules, Turkish I-III, focusing on listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. These courses utilize modern foreign language teaching methods and include e-learning units tailored to each module’s content, allowing students to engage with the language both theoretically and practically. The curriculum is designed to build a robust foundation in Turkish, enhancing students’ intercultural communication skills and preparing them for diverse career paths. This subject must be combined with a second subject, further broadening the scope of academic and professional opportunities available to graduates.

Admission Requirements

  • University entrance qualification (e.g., Abitur)
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • Turkish I
  • Turkish II
  • Turkish III
  • E-learning units related to each module
  • Practical language tutorials

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Turkish program have successfully entered a variety of fields, leveraging their language skills and cultural knowledge to excel in their careers. For instance, alumni have become key players in international development projects, bringing valuable insights into the cultural dynamics of Turkish-speaking regions. Others have taken roles in cultural heritage management, helping to preserve and promote Turkey’s rich historical sites. The program’s emphasis on language proficiency and intercultural competence ensures that graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of the evolving job market, making them highly sought after in sectors such as academia, journalism, and international relations.

Visa Requirements:

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