Program Description


The Political Science and International Relations PhD  program aims at raising students who can analytically assess the political and social transformations that take place in global system, Turkey’s domestic and foreign politics as well as political issues in the region surrounding Turkey. The program offers a wide variety of elective courses ranging from Turkish Political Thought, Minority Politics, and European Politics to International Migration, Middle East Politics, Caucasus in World Politics, Gender Politics.
The program with thesis aims to acquaint student with an academic career plan with theoretical and conceptual knowledge and to prepare them to write a thesis in their respective topics.