Mining activities has appealed a great interest for many countries as they contribute to many disciplines for years. This activity is also important for Turkey as it makes contributions for the development, improvement and the economic life of the country. After the Declaration of Turkish Republic, the Goverments’ main goal is to create a modern, contemprary society. For the purpose, Economy Congress was held in İzmir on the 17th February, 1923. In the Congress, it is decided to improve all the sources both underground and on the surface related to the mining and brought it to the desired international level. The Turkish Goverment started to put the mining policies on this basis. For this framework, the Goverments started new institutions and mining plants related to the mining activities and also new laws and regulations were put forward to improve mining . In this study, the schools developing the Turkish mining and the courses training the miners after the declaration of Turkish Republic are examined. The main purpose of the study is to explain the educational activities to improve the mining in Turkey in the mentioned period. In the first section of the study, we mentioned about the schools respectively to meet the needs of the miners within the country such as the Mining Engineering School in Zonguldak, Mining Technician School, Mining Master Sergent School and Mining Faculty in İstanbul University. In the second section, we mentioned about the professional courses which help to improve the knowledge of the miners. In this context, we give information about the occupational courses started at the mine plants and to train experienced people who opened tunnels through explosion underground to reach the coal reserves.
Mining, Mining Schools, Mining in Republic Period.