24 months
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278 USD/year
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About

The Middle East Studies Graduate Program from METU Middle East Technical University aims to offer an interdisciplinary study of the Middle East and North Africa. 

Overview

Key Features

The basic objective of the program is to educate the graduate students in issues regarding the Arab World, Turkey, Iran, Israel and North Africa, to train the researchers and area experts for both public and private sectors, universities, research centers, and archives and libraries, to conduct academic and scientific research, to organize conferences and to publish about the history and contemporary affairs of the region. 

The Middle East Studies program from METU Middle East Technical University also aims at increasing the academic cooperation between research centers in the Middle East and METU, and developing the national and international dialogue among the scholars working in the field of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of the Modern Middle East
  • Contemporary Affairs in the Middle East
  • Research Ethics, Methods and Design in Area Studies
  • Seminar in Middle East Studies 
  • Term Project 
  • Master’s Thesis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Graduate Students' Registration Form: The form is expected to be downloaded by the student and filled, including the student's signature.
  • ALES / GRE Score Sheet: The score sheets are valid for five years from the exact date they are announced. Students who used to be registered in one of the graduate programs of METU and then either canceled the registration on their own will or were dismissed from the program are not asked to provide a new ALES / GRE score only if they have not been registered to graduate programs of METU for one academic year at max.
  • English Proficiency Score (METU EPE / IELTS / TOEFL / PTE Academic)
  • One photo
  • Identity page of your passport
  • Residence Permit Card: Required only if the student has a residence permit card before the registration to METU.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 139 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Resident: 154 TL/semester
  • Non-Resident: 2500 TL/Semester

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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