LL.M. On Campus

Private Law

Bilkent University

24 months
14472 USD/year
4166 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's Program in Private Law from Bilkent University is designed for applicants with a Bachelor's Degree in law and willing to specialize in private law.


The Master's Program in Private Law from Bilkent University  includes courses in classical and substantial areas of private law as well as in other fields requiring national and international perspective of specialization. Some courses are held in English and others are in Turkish.

Key facts about the Master program in Private Law

In compliance with the principles of academic freedom, the LLM in Private Law program aims to prepare its students to academic careers in major universities at home and abroad and to remedy Turkey's inadequacy in academic research. The ultimate objective of the program is to instil the classical conceptual and theoretical foundations of private law and to advance a critical approach through following international and national developments in the field.

Candidates wishing to study in the LLM in Private Law program must have academic proficiency both in Turkish and English. Candidates are also expected to have started learning at least one of the Continental European languages. The Program, which includes courses connected to all fields of private law, is intended for those considering an academic career in the fields of Civil Law, Law of Obligations, Commercial Law, Civil Procedure Law and International Private Law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Issues on Immovable Property Law
  • Current Issues on Consumer Law
  • Current Issues on Law of Contracts
  • Liability of Organs and Members in Companies
  • Lis Pendens in International Civil Procedure

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Turkish
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
4 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to the program must have a Bachelor's Degree in law. 
  • Submission of ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansustu Egitimi Giris Sinavi/Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) or GRE scores.
  • Fluency in written and oral English. Please see the websites of each graduate school for the list of accepted tests.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Recommendations from instructors or others qualified to evaluate academic ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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
Living costs

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


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