The Department of History was founded as a part of Faculty of Arts & Science at Karadeniz Technical University in 1994. The History Department is located in main campus in Trabzon. The department is near to the main University Library. Department's members give opportunity of studying different period of history to students. The MA and Doctoral program also make possible the advanced historical education.

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It has a staff composed of 8 professors,  2 associated professor, 7 assistant professors, 3 lecturers, and 10 researchers.