The Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Translation and Interpreting (French), which was founded in 1992 in the Faculty of Arts and Science, aims at educating students to achieve a strong awareness in their profession to be able to keep up with the sectoral innovations in the fields of technical and literary translation, and interpreting. With the M.A. Program, started in the 1998-1999 academic year, and the Ph.D. Program, started in 2007-2008, our department set out the goal of training translation researchers who are capable of conducting academic research and collect data and skillfully interpret and discuss them.