In this study it was aimed to analyze the dissertations on comparative education written between 2005 and 2018 in Turkey. The study was conducted in accordance with qualitative design and data used in the study were gathered by document analysis technique. 217 dissertations, registered in Thesis Center, Council of Higher Education were analyzed by use of content analysis in parallel with the research questions. According to the findings, it was found out that the dissertations on comparative education were written in 2010 at the most; Gazi University, Ankara University and Marmara University were the first three universities at where the biggest amount of the dissertations were written and the vast majority of the dissertations were at master level. It was concluded that qualitative design and document analysis technique were commonly used in the dissertations. Also it was seen that USA, Germany and England were the most frequently compared countries while the curricula and education systems were the most favored comparison subjects.
Comparative education, dissertations, analysis of dissertation