Political Science and International Relations, M.A. | Bogazici University | Istanbul, Turkey
M.A. On Campus

Political Science and International Relations

12 months
762 EUR/year
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The aim of the MA program in Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University is to prepare students with specialized knowledge in their fields of interest. The subfields include International Relations, Comparative Politics, Turkish Politics, and Political Theory.


The Department of Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University offers a Master's and a Ph.D. program at the graduate level. The department is committed to diversity and does not uphold any particular approach to inquiry.

Learning outcomes

A major goal of the MA program is to encourage students to continue their studies towards a Ph.D. degree in prominent universities at home and abroad.

An MA degree in Political Science and International Relations prepares students for jobs in the increasingly integrated world of business, media, and politics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adv. Research Meth.
  • International Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Turkish Politics
  • Political Theory
  • Graduate Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA - 2.75/4.00
  • GRE / GMAT - ALES Equal Weight 80 or [GRE Quantitative score of 149 and GRE Verbal score of 146 and analytical writing score of 3.5] is accepted.
  • Official Transcript - Required (Official transcripts that show all the undergraduate courses taken, grades received, and the grade point averages obtained.)
  • Diploma  - An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
  • Research Proposal: A research proposal between 5-7 pages, type-written in English with a double space and Times New Roman, 12pt, on a topic that the applicant finds important and interesting. Proposals longer than 7 pages and shorter than 5 pages will not be accepted. The proposal should include the research methods that will be employed, and the primary and secondary sources that will be used.
  • Reference letter - Three academic reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    762 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 381 EUR per semester during 12 months.

7128 TRY

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 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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