DEPARTMENT OF SPANISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Department of Spanish Language and Literature of Ankara University Languages, History and Geography Faculty was opened in 1976 with a decision taken in 1975. Prof. Dr. Muzaffer Arıkan is the founding president of the department. Prof. Dr. Cemil Göker, Prof. Dr. Süheyla Öncel and Prof. Dr. Yıldız Ersoy Canpolat became heads of the department respectively. Dr. Ertuğrul Önalp, who has been the head of our department since October, 2001, is the first graduate to direct the department. Department of Spanish Language and Literature employs eight academicians all of whom had completed doctor’s degree. Education period of our department is five years including a preparatory year. The objective of our department is acquisition of Spanish in written and spoken forms, getting to know literatures of Spanish speaking Latin American countries and study their authors and works. Undergraduate quota of our Department, which has provided master and doctoral programme since 1988, is 40 persons and students are admitted according to their language scores.