Interviews with Double Major Applicants

If you are applying to the double major program with Western Languages and Literatures, please contact double major advisor Hande Tekdemir at Interviews with double major applicants will take place in TB 480 on September 22019 at 12.00.

Before the interview, please submit a 1-2 page statement of purpose in English, a recent transcript, and the double major application form (signed by your departmental double major advisor and the department chair) to Dr. Hande Tekdemir no later than August 29, 2019. You can find the application form here:



Transfer Oral Exam Candidates

The following students are eligible to take the oral exam:

Sabah Otrav

Elif Torgay

Ergin Kalmaz

Öykü Özmakinacı

Ege Aydaş

Ecenur Masood

Cem Deniz Özay

Mert Numan Morgül

Esranur Bayraktar

Time and place of the exam:

July 23rd, 2019 at 10.00

Room: TB 480 (in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences)


We are hiring!

Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey), Assistant Professor of Literature in English
(open field)

The Department of Western Languages and Literatures at Boğaziçi University invites
applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of literature in English to be filled by a
Turkish national starting in the academic year of 2020-2021. Candidates should
demonstrate the ability to integrate active scholarship with excellent teaching. A Ph.D. in
English or a related field is required by August 15, 2019. Please send your CV, a writing
sample of approximately 20 pages, and a cover letter in one PDF file to Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to the
same address. The deadline for applications is September 1, 2019.


Congratulations Dr. BİRCAN NİZAMOĞLU!

Bircan Nizamoğlu, PhD student and research assistants at the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, received her PhD degree with a dissertation entitled “The Lyric as the Voice of Pain: Individual Suffering in Contemporary Anglo-American Poetry” on June 20, 2019. 



Transfer Exams

Exam Dates for 2019

Written Exam: 

Day & Hour: July 22th, 2019 between 10.00-11.00

Room:M 2170 (in the Faculty of Engineering, South Campus)

Oral Exam (for those who pass the written exam): 

Day & Hour: July 23th, 2019 at 10.00

Room: TB 480 (in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, South Campus)

The applicants should pass the written exam and score at least 80/100 from the oral exam to be eligible for transfer admission.

 If you have any other questions, contact Assoc. Prof. Naz Bulamur (transfer students advisor) at


Congratulations Dr. CAN KOPARAN!

Can Koparan, PhD student and research assistant at the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, received his PhD degree with a dissertation entitled “Future Conceptions of Language in The Contemporary Science Fiction Novel” on April 19, 2019.