Academic Staff
Faculty:Prof.: 3Assoc. Prof.: 1Assist. Prof.: 1Lect.: 2Lect.: 1T.A.: 1
Elif ERHAN Elif ERHAN, Ph.D
Professor of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
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Institute for Sufi Studies - Director
A founding member of Kerim Foundation, she has been the director of the Institute for Sufi Studies of Üsküdar University initiated by the Foundation since 2015. Her career is based on strategies of project development and management. Her academic bac ... [ More. » ]
Elif ERHAN / (0216) 400 2222 - internal : 2507
Emine YENİTERZİ Emine YENİTERZİ, Ph.D
Professor of Old Turkish literature
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Institute for Sufi Studies – Deputy Director
Emine Yeniterzi graduated from the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at Selçuk University Faculty of Letters in 1981. She received her master’s degree with her thesis, “The Names of Prophet Muhammad in Classical Turkish Literature” in 198 ... [ More. » ]
Emine YENİTERZİ / (0216) 400 2222 - internal : 2876
Osman Nuri KÜÇÜK Osman Nuri KÜÇÜK, Ph.D
Professor of Theology (Sufism)
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Institute for Sufi Studies – Deputy Director
Osman Nuri Küçük was born in 1976 in Erzurum. He completed his primary and secondary education in Erzurum. In 1998, He graduated from Atatürk University Divinity School. He started and completed the memorizing of the Qur’an (Khafiz al-Qur’an) during ... [ More. » ]
Osman Nuri KÜÇÜK / (0216) 400 2222 - internal : 2509
Niyazi BEKİ Niyazi BEKİ, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Department Of Exegesis
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Institute for Sufi Studies
Niyazi BEKİ was born in Bingol in1953.  He studied Arabic language, Bedi(the science of  rhetoric), Beyan(semantics), Maani(eloquence), Kalam(Islamic theology), Fiqh(Islamic jurisprudence), Tafsir(Qur’anic interpretation) and Hadith(traditi ... [ More. » ]
Niyazi BEKİ / (0216) 400 22 22 - internal : 2508
F. Cangüzel GÜNER ZÜLFİKAR F. Cangüzel GÜNER ZÜLFİKAR, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of History
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Institute for Sufi Studies
She graduated from Ankara University's Faculty of Literature, History and Geography's Department of History. She completed her PhD studies on the “Saint (Aziz) Mahmud Hudayi’s [ca. 1543-1628] Shrine Complex: Sufi Impact in the Civil Society Organizat ... [ More. » ]
F. Cangüzel GÜNER ZÜLFİKAR / (0216) 400 2222
Muhammed BEDİRHAN Muhammed BEDİRHAN, (Part time)  
Institute for Sufi Studies
Born in Yozgat. After completing his primary and secondary education in Sakarya, he received his undergraduate education at Marmara University Faculty of Religious Studies. He received his master's degree from the Marmara University, Faculty of Socia ... [ More. » ]
Muhammed BEDİRHAN / (0216) 400 2222
Hatice Dilek GÜLDÜTUNA Hatice Dilek GÜLDÜTUNA , (Part time)  
Tasavvuf Araştırmaları Enstitüsü
She graduated from Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine. She completed her expertise in Anesthesiology at the Running Heart and Research Hospital. She finished the three years of Arabic education of Prof. Fuat Sezgin’s Arab-Islamic Hist ... [ More. » ]
Hatice Dilek GÜLDÜTUNA / (0216) 400 2222
Zeynep AKAY Zeynep AKAY , (Part time)  
TAE / Öğretim Görevlisi
1971 İstanbul doğumlu Zeynep Akay, 1998 yılında Marmara Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi’nden lisans mezunu olmuştur. 2008 yılında Newport University’de Psikoloji alanında Yüksek Lisans eğitimini tamamlayan Akay, çeşitli üniversitelerde Arapça Okutman ... [ More. » ]
Zeynep AKAY / (0216) 400 2222
Arzu Eylül YALÇINKAYA Arzu Eylül YALÇINKAYA, CV
Institute for Sufi Studies
Graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Divinity. In 2013, she finished her master degree with the thesis titled “Mathnawi Courses of Kenan Rifai”. She wrote several books in the field of Sufism and edited “Mathnawi Memoirs of Kenan Rifai”. Yal ... [ More. » ]
Arzu Eylül YALÇINKAYA / (0216) 400 2222