PhD - Political Science and International Relations
- 4 years
- 12,000 USD
- Rolling admission
- Rolling admission
- Istanbul / Turkey
- Istanbul Aydin University
Welcome to the PhD programme in Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Aydin University.
This program's medium of instruction is English.
PhD applicants can take courses in political theory, comparative politics, international relations theory, foreign policy, research methods, Turkish politics, and Turkish foreign policy.
The PhD programme is intended to give students with the essential theoretical and conceptual knowledge and aptitude, as well as to enable successful Phd candidates to prepare and defend their dissertations in a variety of subject fields and under the supervision of professional faculty members.
- Seminar course
- Advanced studies in political theory
- Research methods in political science
- Comparative politics on foreign policy
- Doctoral qualifying exam
Fee for education is 12,000 USD for international students.
Requirements for applicants
- Undergraduate and graduate diploma (if not in English, a copy translated to Turkish or English)
- Undergraduate and graduate transcript (if not in English, a copy translated to Turkish or English)
- Photocopy of the relevant pages of your passport
- Language proficiency score in one of these languages: English, French or German.
- TOEFL IBT (84) or YDS/YÖKDİL (70) or PTE (65) if medium of instruction of degree is English.
- TOEFL IBT (66), YDS/YÖKDİL (55) or PTE (55) + TÖMER C1 if medium of instruction of degree is Turkish.
- 1 Biometric Photograph
- 2 Reference Letters
- 1 Motivation Letter + PhD Proposal
- Student’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
About the university
Istanbul Aydin University is a private university founded on May 18, 2007 in Istanbul, Turkey. The university is a technological center built on an area of 175,000 m2.
The university consists of many faculties, such as:
- Faculty of Arts and Sciences
- Faculty of Communications
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering - Architecture
- Faculty of Fine Arts
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medicine
As one of the youngest and most dynamic universities in the country, which is moving towards global education and international development, Istanbul Aydin University contributes by supporting education and research in modern sciences. Istanbul Aydin University is becoming increasingly popular among international students for education in various fields of science and technology.