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Erzurum Technical University, School of Foreign Languages aims at training our students in a way that they can benefit from foreign language education in maximum in the departments they are having education and in various fields of life in parallel with our university’s vision of being a world university and accordingly our university aims at growing into a qualified institution.


The mission of Erzurum Technical University, School of Foreign Languages is to provide required foreign language resources to all students in order that they can successfully carry out their academic studies, exchange information and be active in business life. In parallel with this, our school targets to assist the students to be qualified in verbal and written skills and be communicative, intellectual, sophisticated, self-confident and well-behaved individuals.

Director of School of Foreign Languages

 Assoc.Prof.Dr  İsmail Öğretir  Cv


     İsmail Öğretir received his BA in English Language and Literature from Ankara University (1978), MA in TEFL from University of East Anglia (1985), and Ph.D. in American Literature from Atatürk University (1987).

     Among his publications are, “Background to Communicative Language Teaching”, “Dictation as a Testing Device”, “Yoknapatawpha’dan Sarı Özek’e: Bir Karşılaştırma Denemesi” (in Turkish), “From the Pasific Coast to Steppes of Central Asia: A Comparative Study on John Steinbeck’s The Pearl and Chingiz Aitmatov’s Farewell, Gulsary!”, “African-American Literature as a Writing of Becoming-minority: A Deleuze-Guattarian Approach”.

     Published translations include: Sosyoloji: Eleştirel Bir Yaklaşım, Anthony Giddens and Gilles Deleuze: Felsefede Bir Çıraklık, Michael Hardt.

     He has attended various seminars and conferences on American Literature, English Language, and Literature and Methodology and taught American Literature and Methodology to both undergraduates and graduates at the English Deparment , Faculty of Sciences and Letters, Atatürk University. He is currently Associate Professor in the same department.