Seracettin Sahin graduated from Ankara University, Department of Ancient Languages and Cultures in 1982. In 1985 he started working as a museum expert in Van. He has worked as head of several museums, including the museum of Ayasofya. Currently, he is the head of the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Throughout his career, Sahin has joined many studies and excavations.
Seracettin Sahin has organized many exhibitions at the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, such as the “Search for beauty in different cultures” in 2007. He was presented with a congratulatory medal by the president of Poland in 2007.