Turkey’s domestic and foreign politics as well as the political issues and developments in the region surrounding Turkey. The program offers the PhD candidates the main courses of Current Issues in International Relations, Comparative Politics, Turkish Political Life, Political Theory and Research Methods as well as a wide variety of 30 elective courses under five different “fields of specialization”: “International Relations”, “Comparative Politics”, “Turkish Politics”, “European Politics” and “Political Theory”.
The PhD program is designed to provide the students with the necessary theoretical and conceptual knowledge and capability in the first four academic semesters and later to enable the successful Phd candidates to write and to defend their dissertations in diverse fields of the program and under the supervision of expert faculty staff.Political Science and International Relations PhD Program, which will have its first students for the Academic Year 2015-16, aims to provide the PhD candidates of Izmir University of Economics with a comprehensive scientific capability enabling them to theoretically, analytically and critically assess the political and social transformations that take place in the global system.
The course introduces students to quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods in political science. Students will become familiar with terms such as hypothesis, variable, case study, comparative method, experiment and discourse analysis. Informed participation in class discussions. All students are expected to come to class having done the required readings of the week and engage in class discussions. Preparedness and participation in class account for 20 percent of your final grade. Review Articles.
The aim of this exercise is to get you acquainted with the process of peer-review and help you apply what we learn in class by evaluating others’ work. You will be writing 4 article/book reviews during the semester. Each review is due on the day of the class.
Academic Integrity Academic integrity is the pursuit of scholarly activity free from fraud and deception and is of utmost importance to our department and our university. Any kind of academic dishonesty, including, but not limited to, cheating on an exam or assignment, plagiarizing, representing someone else’s work as your own, submitting work previously used without the informing and taking the consent of the instructor, fabricating of information or citations, etc. will not be tolerated.Academic dishonesty will be pursued with disciplinary action and will result in an “F” grade for the class.
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