Established on 29/05/2007 with the code no. 5662, Faculty of Science and Letters was closed down by Council of Ministers on 05/02/2010 and took the name Faculty of Letters and was published in the official gazette dating 04/03/2010. Departments were inspected with regards to article no. 406-53 dating 07/11/2007 on 07/12/2007 by Higher Education Council and was approved according to article no. 2547 (Turkish Language and Literature, Philosophy, Sociology, History, Psychology, Art History and Archaeology departments were approved on 24/12/2008 and present departments were approved on 20/01/2010.). Furthermore, Anthropology, Eastern Languages and Literatures departments on 10/02/2010, Educational Sciences on 07/04/2010, Kurdish Language and Literature was approved on 20/01/2011.