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History of Science and Technology Master’s Program 

The aim of the History of Science and Technology Master’s Program is to give advanced level education to students in history of science and technology and develop their independent scientific research skills. The program considers the history of the natural sciences and formal sciences, as well as the scientific institutions and technological evolution while taking account of the contributions of different civilizations. The formation of modern science in Europe, the industrial revolution, the history of Turkish science and technology, the development of science and technology in the Islamic world, the evolution of engineering and technology, the institutionalization and the dissemination of science are fundamental issues.

Graduates’ Working Areas

Students who successfully complete the program will be able to work in museums, science centers and archives, and they will be able to continue their careers in academia by means of doctorate programs.

Audience

The Graduate Program is interdisciplinary structured, therefore, it aims not only the graduates of the engineering and natural sciences departments of the universities, but also the students who come from the humanities, social sciences, and art fields, university graduates working in techno-universities and private sector, as well as non-governmental organizations, and wish to conduct an empirical research university graduates.

Admission Requirements for the History of Science and Technology Master’s Program

In addition to the Application Conditions of the Senate Principles of ITU Graduate Education Regulation,

• The candidate should have passed one of the English exams determined by the Institute of Social Sciences (YDS, TOEFL, ITU Foreign Language Exam, etc.).

• A minimum score of 60 (equal weight) from ALES.

• GRE Quantitative should be 630 in the old system, GRE Quantitative should be 150 in the new system.

• A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.50 / 4.0 (65/100).

• Two reference letters.

• Transcript and CV.

• A letter of intent with at least 1500 words.

Click for  more details about Application Requirements 

Executive Committee

Prof. Dr. Aytekin Çökelez (Program Coordinator)

Prof. Dr. Tuncay Zorlu

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Burak Barutçu

 

Academic Staff

Prof. Dr. A.M. Celal Şengör

Prof. Dr. Aytekin Çökelez

Prof. Dr. Cafer Özkul

Prof. Dr. Cengizhan İpbüker

Prof. Dr. Eda Tahir Turanlı

Prof. Dr. Gülname Turan

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Toros

Prof. Dr. Kazım Yavuz Ekşi

Prof. Dr. Neşe Özdemir

Prof. Dr. Nilgün Doğrusöz Dişiaçık

Prof. Dr. Tuncay Zorlu

Prof. Dr. Turan Öztürk

Doç. Dr. Atabey Kaygun

Doç. Dr. A.Savaş Arapoğlu

Doç. Dr. Bülent Arıkan

Doç. Dr. Ebubekir Ceylan

Doç.Dr. Geoff Bove

Doç. Dr. Hasan Karataş

Doç.Dr. Mehmet Kerim Ramazanoğlu

Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Fatma Turhan Sel

Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Giovanni Mion

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Burak Barutçu

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mehmet Ali Doğan

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Murat Çakan

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mustafa İnce

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Aslıhan Erkmen Birkandan

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Özge Atalay

Dr. Ali Demirci

Dr. Çiğdem Özkan Aygün


Erasmus Coordinator

 Ar. Gör. Emirhan Tezer 

Courses

Compulsory Courses

First Semester

(Z) Teknolojinin Gelişim Tarihi (History of Development in Technology) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(Z) Historiography for History of Science (Bilim Tarihi Yazıcılığı) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

Second Semester

(Z) Tarihte Mühendislik (Engineering in History) (3+0) (Türkçe)

(Z) Science and Technology during the Industrial Revolution (Sanayi Devriminde Bilim ve Teknoloji) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

Kredisiz dersler

(Z) Seminer (0+0)

(Z) Tez (0+0) 

Elective Courses

(S) Astronomi Tarihi (History of Astronomy) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) Bilim Aletlerinin Tarihsel Gelişimi (Historical Development of Scientific Devices) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) History of Design (Tasarım Tarihi)(3+0) (İngilizce)

(S) History of Geology (Yer Bilimleri Tarihi) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

(S) İslam Dünyasında Bilim ve Teknloji (Science and Technology in Islamic World) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) Sanat Tarihi (History of Art) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) Science and Technology in the Missionary Activities in the Middle East  (Ortadoğu’daki Yabancı Okullanın Faaliyetlerinde Bilim ve Teknoloji) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

(S) Scientific Revolution (Bilimsel Devrim) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

(S) Şehircilik Tarihi (History of Urbanism) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) The Rise of Civilizations (Medeniyetlerin Doğuşu) (3+0) (İngilizce) 

(S) Türk Bilim ve Teknoloji Tarihi(History of Turkish Science and Technology) (3+0) (Türkçe) 

(S) Warfare and Technology in History (Tarihte Savaş ve Teknoloji) (3+0) (Türkçe)