24 months
12000 USD/year
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International Relations at Kadir Has University 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.


International Relations at Kadir Has University is geared towards preparing students for a number of careers such as academics, and policy specialists in the government; media; business; and research sectors. 

Graduates with International Relations at Kadir Has University will gain knowledge 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Political Studies 
  • Advanced Readings in Turkish Foreign Policy
  • Research and Reading in International Relations 
  • European Integration Studies
  • The EU's Neigborhood Policy 
  • Studies of Globalisation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
149 (verbal)
149 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
  •  The minimum masters degree diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs in 2.50/4.00
  • The minimum undergraduate diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs is 3.00/4.00.

English requirements

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must be either graduate of or graduating from an undergraduate program in case of applications for a master's program; and an undergraduate or a master's program in case of applications for a doctoral program, respectively.
  • For diplomas awarded abroad, a copy of the diploma equivalency certificate issued by YÖK's International Equivalency Office, certifying the equivalency of the diploma to that of a Turkish higher education institution 
  • Copy of English language proficiency test results
  • Transcripts
  • GRE, GMAT, ALES score results (if applicable)
  • Copy of your Passport with a personal information page on it.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two reference letters
  • CV
  • GPA score
  • Copy of the undergraduate or graduate diploma

Tuition Fee

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    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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