The Bayburt Social Sciences Institute which started its education first during the 2010-2011 academic year with a master’s degree program (with thesis) on DİKAB (Religious Culture and Moral Knowledge) accomplished great progress during recent years and has now become an academic unit offering one PhD and eight master’s programs.

The Institute regularly updates its programs in line with changes in the world in order to enable its graduates to specialize in specific fields and reach higher standards of knowledge and skill by offering international standards.

We invite student candidates having wide visions and horizons to prepare themselves to the worldwide scholarly competition with a firm belief that their success will also reflect that of the  institution. We want you to know that we will feel great happiness to cooperate with you and to contribute to your success.

With all my good wishes,

 Prof.Dr. Süleyman Çiğdem

The President of the Institute



The Bayburt University Social Sciences Institute was founded in 2008 based on the Higher Education Law 2547 Article 19. The Institute started its master’s programs in DİKAB (Religious Culture and Moral Knowledge) department during 2010-2011 academic year, in Management during 2013-2014 academic year and primary education and basic Islamic sciences departments during 2013-2014 academic year.  Other master’s programs are also planned to be opened  soon.

                                                                          Prof.Dr.Süleyman ÇİĞDEM

                                                                          The Institute President