The Department of Archeology and History of Art aims to provide a multidisciplinary education by using innovative theoretical and methodological applied approaches in archaeology, art history, visual culture, cultural heritage management and museology. While our department provides education with a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach, it also benefits from various disciplines such as cultural and physical anthropology, history, philology, geology, chemistry and other natural sciences, especially the history of art and architecture.
Studying archaeology and history of art in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is an extraordinary opportunity to learn about the past cultures of prehistoric, classical, medieval, early modern and Ottoman societies. It will be a great privilege for students who choose our department to study archaeology and art history in the original environment of a curriculum that focuses on Cyprus with its rich library, ancient artefacts and historical sites.
Graduates of the department can work in museums, tourism companies, advertising and communication agencies, in cultural and artistic foundations, in companies with culture and arts units and institutions that carry out publishing activities, as well as research in various fields related to art criticism and history of art. Graduates who continue their postgraduate education can pursue their careers as academics.
- Medium of Instructions English
- Programme Duration 4 YEARS
- English Preparatory School YES
|Scholarships||2022-2023 Academic Year|
|Annual Tuition Fee||Annual Registration Fee||Total Annual Fee|
|100%||–||€ 1,000||€ 1,000|
|90%||€ 650||€ 1,000||€ 1,650|
|75%||€ 1,625||€ 1,000||€ 2,625|
|50%||€ 3,250||€ 1,000||€ 4,250|
|25%||€ 4,875||€ 1,000||€ 5,875|
5% VAT will be added to total amount due. All payments are made on semester basis (Fall / Spring semester).
Prof. Dr. Nur OnatDean of Faculty of Arts firstname.lastname@example.org
Born in 1973 in Istanbul. She completed her primary and secondary education in Istanbul. In 1992 She began her art education at The Photography Department of Mimar Sinan University’s Fine Arts Faculty, graduated in 1996 and the same year she went to the USA for research on photography and contemporary art. She has got her master’s degree in 2003, her Ph.D. in 2005 and Associate Professor title in 2011. Since 1989 Onat has been using photography as an expressional medium and her field of study focusing especially on the link between photography and other art disciplines and contemporary photography. She has participated in numerous national and international art exhibitions and events, won international awards, taken roles in academic projects and published academic contributions. She continues to give lectures on contemporary photography and photography techniques.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Esra Plümer BardakHead of Department email@example.com
Asst. Prof. Dr. Esra Plümer Bardak is an art historian, researcher, and active member of non-profit associations. She earned her PhD in Art History at the University of Nottingham in 2012 and has taught as teaching assistant, guest-lecturer and lecturer in several higher education institutions in the UK and Cyprus since 2007. She has also completed a PG-Dip in Arts Management and Cultural Policy at Queen’s University, Belfast. Publications include monographic accounts on Unica Zürn, Hans Bellmer, Robert Desnos as well as Cypriot artists Gönen Atakol, İsmet Tatar, Sümer Erek, Ayhan Menteş. Other publications include rethinking art history narratives in the Turkish Community in Cyprus (Contemporary Art in Cyprus, Bloomsbury, 2021). She is the Series Editor of the six volume European Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA) Art Publications on art and art history published as part of the European Union funded Art for All Project led by EMAA (2021).
Prof. Dr. Marko M. Kiesselmarko.firstname.lastname@example.org
He studied Classical Archaeology, Art History and History at the universities of Trier, Köln and Bologna from 1993/94 to 2005 when he completed his PhD thesis in Classical Archaeology in Trier.
He contributed to an international exhibition about Constantine I., held in the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Trier in 2007. From 2006 onward he has been teaching architectural history and art history in North Cyprus, as an Associate Professor since 2012.
He conducted a funded research project on architectural decoration in Cyprus and was a researcher in a Tübitak project on the vernacular architecture of Louroujina village. Since 2016 he has been conducting a survey project in the Karpass district, tracing remains of ancient and early medieval settlement and economy. His research covers also the modern architecture of Cyprus, especially of the colonial and early post-colonial periods.
Prof. Dr. Latife Summererlatife.email@example.com
Prof. Dr. Lâtife Summerer studied Classical Archaeology, Ancient History and Ethnology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, received her PhD in Classical Archaeology at the same University in 1996 and completed her habilitation thesis (post-doctoral degree) in 2005. She taught Classical Archaeology in Germany and in Turkey. She conducted excavations at the Roman City Pompeiopolis in Northern Anatolia (2006-2016) and archaeological surveys in Kelainai/Apameia Kibotos, Afyonkarahisar Province (2008-2011).
She carried out a repatriation and restoration project on the looted, painted wooden tomb chamber Tatarlı in Phrygia (5th century BC), and curated an exhibition in Istanbul in 2010.
She co-edited the volume “Northern Face of Cyprus. New Studies in Archaeology and Art History (2016) and co-organized the ARUCAD conference “New Approaches towards Recording, Preserving and Studying Cultural Heritage in Divided Cyprus: Problems & Opportunities”.
Currently, she is carrying out a conservation and research project on the rural church Panagia tis Kyras (Sazlıköy/Livadia, Lower Karpasia) within the frame of Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage.
Asst. Prof. Dr. Merve Senem Arkanmerve.firstname.lastname@example.org
Merve Senem Arkan has graduated from Archaeology and Art History Major at the Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus where she also holds a Master’s degree in Eastern Mediterranean Studies which was awarded in 2011. Her Ph.D. dissertation “The Urban Cartography of Cyprus: Between the 16th and the 20th Centuries” was awarded in 2017 from the History of Cartography Department at Eötvös Lorand University. Between 2015 and 2017 she became the honorary secretary of The International Society for the History of the Map (ISHMap). She has several academic publications on Cypriot cartography, and continues her research on this field.