|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||$4,000.00 per year|
|Application fee||$100.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Copy of your Passport with personal information page on it. If you don’t have a valid international passport at the time of application, please provide a copy of your national ID. SAT
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.
If it is not in English or Turkish, it must be officially translated.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Students, who are enrolled in Turkish-medium programs, must prove their Turkish proficiency.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations is a two-year degree program focusing on the global processes challenging the conventional structure of international politics. The emergence of new security issues, global social movements, ecological problems, ethnic and religious conflicts, the rise of global corporations, global poverty, and gender issues have transformed the field of international relations, which hitherto has been thought of mainly as relations between nation-states. This M.A. program provides students with a broad interdisciplinary education, enabling them to analyze the complexity of global politics. It is an academic program offering high quality training to those interested in pursuing a career in academia, government, diplomacy, the private sector, international business, journalism, an international organization, or in a non-governmental organization either in Turkey or abroad.
We focus on both the academic and professional development of students. Classes are taught by academics who are experts in a wide range of fields. Classes are scheduled on evenings or weekends and are taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 21 credits (seven courses) and a non-credit seminar, as well as write a graduate thesis. Classes are held at our Maslak Campus, conveniently located in the business center of Istanbul and easily accessible by subway.
We welcome graduates from all disciplines, state and military personnel, employees in nongovernmental organizations, think tanks, members of other voluntary associations, and employees in the private sector and the media.