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Global Affairs (Thesis)


24 months
6000 USD/year
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Global Affairs (Thesis) from BAU provides an outstanding professional, multidisciplinary education to train the next generation of global leaders of international institutions, global civil society, and business. 


Global Affairs (Thesis) from BAU will equip students with a sophisticated understanding of the larger political, economic, and social contexts of global affairs and with the skills necessary to work strategically and effectively within the evolving global system. The MGA will integrate the study of global institutions, global civil society, and the global economy and markets into the same program, and requires that students learn about each area—and about the inter-connections between them. In offering a curriculum that provides both breadth and depth, the MGA draws on the scholarly strength of faculty from a range of disciplines and subject areas.

Students at Global Affairs (Thesis) from BAU will gain:

  • awareness of global economic and financial systems, global civil society, and global strategic and security issues
  • thinking is informed by rigorous theoretical work as well as real-time, real-world experience. 
  • specialize in one of three streams—the global economy, global civil society, or global institutions—only after having achieved a level of fluency in all three.
  • gain critical management skills required to take a leadership role in their chosen field 
  • be prepared for strategic thinking and responsible leadership on global issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Politics in the Post Cold War Era
  • International Economics
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • SeminarThesis Research
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Copy of Passport
  • Submit a copy of Undergraduate Diploma (in English or Turkish)
  • Transcript of records/required scores (in English or Turkish)
  • Foreign language exam results (if any)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

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