Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The departments of Faculty of Arts and Sciences both carry on their own curriculums with success and make contributions to the other Faculties’ curriculums throughout the University, by offering several courses in the fields of Science and Social Sciences. Being one of the first faculties of Haliç University founded in 1998, our Faculty has a great number of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. While the bachelor’s degree programs comprise American Culture and Literature, Molecular Biology and Genetics (English), Psychology, Psychology (English), English Translation and Interpreting,  Mathematics, Educational Sciences and History; the master’s degree programs include Molecular Biology and Genetics, Applied Mathematics, Computational Sciences, Applied Psychology and Clinical Psychology within the Institute of Graduate Sciences.

Both our academic staff and students can benefit from the Erasmus exchange program at our Faculty. As part of the Erasmus program, they can receive education at the universities in participant countries within the frame of bilateral agreements and regulations.

Besides, our Faculty gives the opportunity for the students successful at their courses to obtain a second diploma or an additional certificate with double major and minor programs.

Cemal Balci

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Dean of Faculty

Prof. Dr. Oya OĞUZ

Prof. Dr. Oya OĞUZ

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American Culture and Literature

Established in 1998, Haliç University's Department of American Culture and Literature aims to introduce students to the development of American culture and literature through both departmental courses and conferences, seminars and art events organized with other universities.
Psychological Therapy


As Psychology Department, our goals are to train graduates who can understand human nature, their inner world, their emotions, thoughts and behaviors, and realize the personal and life events that affect them. Psychology also tries to explain and predict his behavior by applying the laws he has obtained to people.
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Turkish Language and Literature

The Department of Turkish Language and Literature is an undergraduate program that aims to offer students an inclusive and multidimensional education with a rich curriculum covering all phases, genres and topics of our literature, from classical literature to modern literature, poetry, novel and Sufism to folk literature.
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English Translation and Interpreting

The aim of our department is to train “intercultural communication specialist” translators who have high level linguistic, cultural, textual skills, research awareness, special field and world knowledge, ethical values of the profession and know the national / international translation sector in the Turkish-English language-culture pair.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology and Genetics, which is an ever-developing, interdisciplinary branch of science, explores the basic properties, structure and functions of molecules that make up life, their interactions with each other and the cellular responses resulting from these interactions.
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Mathematics is the basis of all sciences and a language of nature where everything in the universe can be expressed. It is known that there is a need for mathematics knowledge in the infrastructure of all kinds of research. Today, it plays an important role in the fields of Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Architecture as well as in Business and similar social sciences.