Dear Freshmen,

As the new members of a generation that will shape our future, you have taken your first step towards what will be a unique university experience. We wholeheartedly congratulate you for getting into Turkey’s strongest and most well-established department of American Culture and Literature.

The efforts of all our academic staff are directed towards ensuring that you become creative individuals who would be eager to take responsibility in order to be able to generate solutions when faced with problems. Our goal is also to provide you with the best university education with the highest academic standards in order to prepare you for the future by walking with you and helping you whenever you encounter problems and challenges.

We wish you a successful four-year journey as students who will always be proud of being a student of American Culture and Literature. Our aim is to ensure that your university experience, which we will share together, continues both academically and socially in the most ideal way, ending with the excitement of graduation.  We wholeheartedly believe that you will achieve your goals in this four-year period and that you will benefit from the social, cultural, artistic and sportive opportunities offered by our university. We are happy to walk with you on this challenging and yet joyous road through which you will gain brand new experiences.

On behalf of our department, I embrace you with love and welcome you to the department.

Prof. Dr. Ufuk ÖZDAĞ

Department Chair