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Eurasian Studies

METU Middle East Technical University

24 months
Duration
612 USD/year
34 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Eurasian Studies at METU Middle East Technical University is the first graduate program on Eurasia studies in Turkey. It is also one of few such programs in the world. 

Overview

The student body includes individuals from all parts of Eurasia. 

The main objectives of the program are as follows: 

  • to introduce the history and culture of Eurasian societies, 
  • to look at international as well as domestic sources of change in Eurasia, 
  • to equip the students with the interdisciplinary methodology needed for conducting academic research on various aspects of Eurasia, 
  • to create an academic atmosphere for the students from the region as well as other parts of the world in which they can exchange views, and 
  • to train the students for their professional and academic careers.

The Master of Arts in Eurasian Studies at METU Middle East Technical University contains thesis and non-thesis options. The thesis program requires the students to complete seven credit-courses (two required courses, three recommended electives, and two free electives from other departments) and the non-credit course, Pro-thesis Seminar, in addition to writing a Master’s Thesis. The non-thesis program requires the students to take ten credit-courses (two required courses, five recommended electives and three free electives from other departments) and to complete a term-project. Upon the successful completion of the requirements of either program, the Master’s Degree in Eurasian Studies will be awarded.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Society and Culture in Eurasia
  • Politics of State Building in Eurasia
  • Introduction to Post-Soviet Studies
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Gender question in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet space
  • State and nation-building in South Caucasus

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Other requirements

General requirements

An academic committee evaluates the applications on a competitive basis, and applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:

1- Provision of a Letter of Intent (English or Turkish) that clearly states the purpose of the application to the program,

2- Provision of two printed reference letters (in signed and sealed envelopes) that give a detailed description of the candidate,

3- ALES 55; GRE quantitative 610,

 4- IYS 70; TOEFL IBT 86,

5- CGPA minimum 2.50/4.00.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 306 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    34 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Resident: 140 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 2500 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

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Funding

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