Archaeology, M.A. | Bilkent University | Ankara, Turkey
24 months
14472 USD/year
4166 USD/year
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The Archaeology programme from Bilkent University offers a graduate program leading to the M.A. degree.


Teaching and research activities of the department concentrate on the archaeology, history and art of Anatolia, the Mediterranean, and the ancient Near East. Students will have opportunities to take part in excavations, surveys and research projects.

The Archaeology programme

The Archaeology programme from Bilkent University focuses on the archaeology and art of Anatolia from the Prehistoric to the Medieval period, within its Mediterranean and Near Eastern context. 

Instruction is primarily through courses that encourage independent research, and emphasis is placed on individuality of thought as well as a thorough knowledge of the field and the application of critical methods to archaeological problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pre-Classical Art and Archaeology
  • Issues in Pre-Classical Art and Archaeology
  • Classical Art and Archaeology
  • Issues in Classical Art and Archaeology
  • Readings in Classical Archaeology
  • Readings in Near Eastern Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally expected to have an undergraduate major in archaeology, history of art, anthropology, or a related subject, and must demonstrate a proficiency in English. 
  • Students from other disciplines are also eligible for the program, providing they remedy deficiencies in their academic background by completing up to one year of preparatory courses prior to beginning the Master's program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14472 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14472 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4166 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 62,100 TL for national students 

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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