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International Relations - Turkey, Europe, and the Middle East (MIR)

Bogazici University

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International Relations - Turkey, Europe, and the Middle East (MIR) from Bogazici University is a postgraduate taught Masters program of Boğaziçi University. 

Overview

International Relations - Turkey, Europe, and the Middle East (MIR) from Bogazici University aims to equip students from diverse backgrounds with a solid academic and empirical foundation in the fields of Global and Regional Affairs, International Economics, Turkish Studies and Turkish Foreign Policy. The program provides a particular focus on Turkey's place in the current global political and economic environment in general and the Europe Union in particular.

Graduates with International Relations - Turkey, Europe, and the Middle East (MIR) from Bogazici University will:

  • develop a comprehensive perspective to analyze the dynamic transformations in and around Turkey's vast neighborhood and combine this with a discussion of the meaning and relevance of political and economic developments at the global level to Turkey and its surrounding regions. 
  • develop their analytical skills, enrich their knowledge and understanding of the challenges resulting from Turkey's pivotal situation at the intersection of Europe and regions of the World undergoing major economic and political transformations in the post-Cold War era.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Turkey and the European Union
  • Turkey and the Middle East
  • New orientations and instruments of Turkish foreign policy
  • Current foreign policy and security concerns
  • Energy and politics in the Caucasus
  • Balkan politics
  • Current problems of the Nation-state System
  • Changing role of international law and organizations
  • Immigration, refugees, and social integration
  • Emergence of Islamic movements as a global force
  • Gender issues in Muslim countries and in countries with large Muslim minorities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79

Credits

36 alternative credits
  • Non-thesis MIR Program - 36 credits
  • Thesis MIR Program - 28 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
154 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete application package by the announced deadline,
  • Succeeding in the interview. 
  • Official copy of the undergraduate diploma or certificate of graduation. 
  • An official transcript of undergraduate (and graduate, if any) courses and grades. 
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.00/4.00 
  • Statement of purpose, not exceeding 300 words, stating the candidate's interest in the program.
  • Two reference letters, at least one academic 
  • Document of disciplinary record to be received from the university in which the applicant completed his/her undergraduate studies (only for applicants who have graduated from a university in Turkey).
  • For foreign applicants "recognition document", for native applicants "equivalence document" for B.A diploma should be provided from Higher Education Council in Ankara, if B.A degree is received from a university abroad.
  • Payment of the application fee. For payment details please check Electronic Application System Guide.

Tuition Fee

  • Please contact MIR office (via mir@boun.edu.tr) for the details of the tuition fees.

Funding

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