9th International Hittitology Congress

01 September 14

Hitit University has hosted 9th International Hittitology Congress in Rectorate Conference Hall.

Rector of our university, Prof Dr. Reha Metin Alkan says that, “Although Hittitology is a recent branch of science, it has great potential not only for local researchers but also for the scientists carrying on studies in this field worldwide. International Hittitology Congresses the first of which was held in our city in 1990 and the ninth one has been hosted by our university adds new dimensions both to Hittite culture and history and to Anatolian history.”

Prof. Dr. Alkan states that along with 80 local researchers, 116 foreign researchers from 23 countries have attended the congress and presented their recent studies in the field igniting the new studies and he says that, “The departments of Archaeology and Hittitology, Hittite Civilization Research and Application Center within the body of our university plays an important role in the recognition of the cultural heritage of our city, raising consciousness for protecting and handing down the next generations.”

Hitit University Rectorate
Kuzey Kampüsü Çevre Yolu Bulvarı 19030 Çorum / TURKEY