Prof. dr. Kadir POLATER was born in 1956 in Erzincan. He enrolled in the Erzincan Imam Hatip School in 1967 and graduated from this school in 1974. In the same year, he entered the Faculty of Islamic Sciences of Atatürk University and graduated from the Department of Tafsir-Hadis of this faculty in 1979. After graduation, he taught at various schools until 1998. In 1988-1989 Academic Year, he was sent to the Arab Republic of Egypt for a year to do an internship in the Arabic language by winning the exam opened by the Ministry of National Education. In 1992, he started his doctorate at Tafsir University in Uludag University and became a doctor in Tafsir Science Department in 1997. In 1998, Atatürk University was appointed Assistant Professor of Tafsir to Erzincan Vocational School of Theology. He was an associate professor in December 2008. Between 2009-2010, Erzincan University, Vocational School of Theology was a vice-manager. In 2010, Erzincan University Faculty of Theology was appointed as a Tafsir Doçent. He was appointed to the same faculty on 06.03.2014 as a professor.