Sociology is a field of study that analyzes the structure of the society and mechanisms of change and progress with regard to this structure. Sociology's subject matter is society. Sociologists do research on social relations within the social life, and investigate the origins and the developmental principles of social theories by using research methods such as interpreting historical documents, observing the everyday life of groups, interviewing participants of groups and conducting survey in order to reveal an understanding about these themes sociologically.
Our department's main objectives are doing scientific research, producing scientific knowledge, publishing the produced information in various ways, and informing the society, the city and social environment; offering a scientific and modern education to the future sociologists that Turkey is in need. DEU Department of Sociology aims to enlarge the opportunities of students for understanding the world and society in which they live in, and to contribute them in this respect.