About the Department

Department of Foreign Language Education

The goal of the Department of Foreign Language Education is to train foreign language teachers needed by the Turkish educational system.

Our department has expanded its objectives of teacher training upon the extension of compulsory primary education to eight years.

The Department of Foreign Language Education has got three different programmes: English, French and German Language Teaching Programmes. Each teaching programme has its own undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA & PhD) programmes.

Our department offers educational and training opportunities supported through modern equipment and technological classes.

The graduates of the department can work as foreign language teachers in public schools of the Ministry of Education and private schools. In addition, they can also enter an academic life by pursuing master and doctoral degrees.


Head of the Department 

Prof. Dr. Ayten GENÇ

Co-Heads of the Department 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. D. Çiğdem ÜNAL  


Assist. Prof. Dr. İsmail Fırat ALTAY  

Postal Address

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Education 
Department of Foreign Languages Education , B Blok 3rd Floor
06800,  Beytepe - ANKARA

Telephone/ Fax Numbers 

+90 (312) 297 85 75
+90 (312) 297 61 19 

Web Address 


Number of Staff in the Department 


Our Mission 

To develop highly-qualified individuals who will contribute to the future of the country by making utmost use of the knowledge gained in fields of science, technology and arts in the light of universal values; offer learning opportunities in the fields of research, education and service for the benefit of the wider community

Our Vision

  • To create an environment which renders a privilege for students and personnel to get involved in the Department of Foreign Language Education of the Faculty of Education at Hacettepe University,
  • To contribute to national and universal development through education and instruction,
  • To convey knowledge through a modern methodology which incorporates the latest technology, and
  • To achieve these in both national and international environments.