KOC University

Koç University

Political Science and International Relations (Ph.D.)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The objective of the Ph.D. program in International Relations is to prepare students for academic careers in prominent universities, or for government and policy related careers, in Turkey and the rest of the world. The members of the International Relations Department at Koc University are recognized as contributors to the frontiers of knowledge in Turkey and abroad. Students will be exposed to the latest theoretical debates and methodological techniques. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the research programs of faculty members. They will also develop their teaching skills. • Citizenship • Civil Society and Democracy • Conflict Studies • Development • European Union • Foreign Policy • Globalization • International Political Economy • International Relations Theory • Middle East Politics • Migration • Religion and Secularism • Turkish Politics The Department of International Relations at Koc University invites applications for its Ph.D. program in Political Science and International Relations.


Recognized by the Council of Higher Education, Koç University is internationally accredited by EQUIS and highly ranked by The Times Higher Education, Financial Times, Eduniversal and Frankfurther Allegemeine. Member of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CEMS and partner with more than 220 universities around the globe.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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