Koç University offers BA, MA and PhD degrees in International Relations. During the Master Degree in International Relations and Political Science at Koc University the students examine the basic questions of International Relations, including how nations struggle over power and wealth, how political communities reconcile claims of authority, liberty, and justice, and how governments and societies produce the policies that influence our lives.
Students choose courses from the major subfields of international politics, comparative government, Turkish politics, and political theory. They develop critical analytical skills allowing them to explain, compare, and generalize about political phenomena in a broad range of countries, employing the key methodologies of the discipline.
- Master of Art and Ph.D. in International Relations program reflects the Department’s emerging strength in the areas of European Integration, International Political Economy, and Security Studies.
- Graduates of the program are continuing their studies in top-ranking programs throughout the world in addition to working in multinational corporations, non-governmental agencies, and for the state.
- Koç University is the first university from Turkey to partner with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. This was established, at the initiative of the Governments of Spain and Turkey, under the auspices of the UN to promote understanding among societies.
- Research Methods
- International Relations
- Comparative Politics
- Seminar Course
- Ethics Course
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations International Development Political Science View 14 other Masters in International Development in Turkey
- You must have a 3.00 GPA for application for MA Applications.
- We strongly encourage applicants to submit a scanned image of the transcript at the time of application, which can speed processing; however, a final, official transcript will be required of all admitted students during registration.
- Letters of Recommendation
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 24 months.
NationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 24 months.
Thesis: scholarship, full tuition waiver
- national: 67500 TL ($7625)
- international: $9800
Living costs for Istanbul
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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