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This page is a draft page for addition to English Wikipedia on completion. Please feel free to correct or improve its content and format. The educational opportunities for Ottoman Turkish (Osmanli Turki) is too many to list. This is just an attempt to provide the list of major known sources and institutes with substantive courses and resources in this language.

Educational opportunities in Ottoman Turkish Language[edit]

Tertiary level studies in Ottoman Turkish Language (Outside Turkey):

  • The Ohio State University
    -Course in Classical Turkish Poetry (Reading and analysis of Turkish poetry of the 13th through 18th centuries; Turkish metrics and literary theory.)

Courses in Turkish Universities

Mersin UniversityFaculty of Turkish Language and Literature.

İstanbul University History (tarih)

Kastamonu University Turkish Teacher (Türkçe öğretmenliği)

Doğu Akdeniz Üniversitesi Turkish Teacher(Türkçe öğretmenliği)

Uluslararası Kıbrıs Üniversitesi Turkish Literature (Türk Dili ve EDebiyatı)

Selçuk Üniversitesi Literature Teacher (Edebiyat Öğretmenliği)

Yakın Doğu Üniversitesi History Teacher (Tarih Öğretmenliği)

Trakya Üniversitesi Art History (Sanat Tarihi)

İstanbul University Librarianship (kütüphanecilik)

Yedi Tepe University History (Tarih)

Lefke Avrupa Üniversitesi History (Tarih)

Abant İzzet Baysal University History

Courses on State Run Collages

  • [1] 36 Branches of Istanbul Education Centers, Ottoman language courses.

Online Courses

Online Ottoman Turkish Resources[edit]

( Heydar Babaya Salam ,A literary work in South Azerbaijani and Ottoman Turkish in opinion of scholars in Michigan University).

Ottoman Dictionaries and Tools[edit]

Internet site in Ottoman Language[edit]

Ottoman Turkish Books On Sale in Internet[edit]

E Books[edit]

Current Use of Ottoman Script for Turkish in Iran and Afghanistan[edit]

The Ohio State University : Turkish was written in an Arabic script and usually called “Ottoman” after the Ottoman Empire for some 1000 years before the change to a Romanized alphabet, used after the establishment of the Turkish Republic in the 1920’s. Since Republican reforms included radical revision of Turkish vocabulary and syntax, Ottoman and Modern Turkish are considered to be two separate languages. Today the script continues to be used for Turkish in some areas of Iran and Afghanistan, and as an alternative to the Cyrillic script in Turkic republics of the Soviet Union. Efforts in Turkey to transliterate pre-Republican literature continue as well. This course, the second in a proposed three-course sequence, will continue preparation of students for study in literature, linguistics, art or historical research requiring a knowledge of the old script and conventions of the pre-Republican literary language. They will gain fluency primarily in reading and will also learn to write.