|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||$20,000.00 per programme
a) Academic excellence scholarship with full tuition waiver. Some students may also receive stipends. Students on this scholarship must work at their department for 10-20 hrs/week. Students must meet all of the following requirements for this scholarship opportunity: Minimum 3.00/4.00 GPA. GRE quantitative 685 or ALES 70. TOEFL 90 or IELTS 6 or ÜDS 75.
b) Partial tuition reduction scholarships: 25-50% tuition reductio
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
-International students applying for a masters program at KHAS must have a bachelor degree. The graduation GPA must be minimum 2.00/4.00.Students who have taken standardized graduate exams (GRE, GMAT, ALES) may also submit their scores. If available, a copy of the Graduate Programs Entrance Exam Score Report.
The following examinations are accepted at Kadir Has University:
GRE quantitative (min. 685)
Students with high GPA and/or standardized exam scores may qualify for scholarships. Applicant students may be called for an interview in person or via telephone or skype.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
International students, except for native speakers of English, applying for programs where the language of instruction is English, are strongly recommended to submit the following English language test scores during their application. Students who cannot submit any one of these tests may take the KHAS English Proficiency Test upon arrival (September10-15, January 10-15).
Test scores for English proficiency: TOEFL-IBT: 79, IELTS academic: 5.5, ÜDS: 66/100 or KHAS English Proficiency Test: minimum 60/100.
Students who cannot demonstrate sufficient English proficiency must attend the KHAS English Preparatory Program for up to 1 year, before they can start their graduate program. Attendance to this program is subject to the payment of separate fees (6.500 USD).
International students applying to an academic program taught in Turkish, except for those whose native language is Turkish, must demonstrate sufficient proficiency in Turkish during the application.
Test score for Turkish proficiency: TOMER minimum B1 level
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The PhD Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop the substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field.
The Language of instruction is English.
The PhD Program in International Relations is geared towards preparing students for a number of careers such as academics, and policy specialists in the government; media; business; and research sectors. Candidates will benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a distinguished faculty with particular expertise in International Relations Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy, International Security, the EU’s external policies, International Political Economy, and regional expertise on the Middle East, Europe, Eurasia, and the United states.