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Political Science and International Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #651 (QS) Istanbul, Turkey
Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University covers the four major subfields in the discipline: comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and Turkish politics.
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Political Science and International Relations from Bogazici University aims to provide a balanced education committed to diversity. In addition to courses that orient them to the field, students are given the opportunity to conduct extensive research on such contemporary issues as the European Union, political economy, democratization, human rights, gender and identity politics. An expert staff including visiting professors from abroad offers a wide range of elective courses in order to allow students to specialize from the junior year onwards in areas of their choice.


Department graduates find career opportunities at home and abroad in the private as well as the public sector, particularly in organizations affiliated with the United Nations and the European Union, in the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in universities and the media, and in private companies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    24/01/2021 Deadline For Special Students Enrolled In Domestic Universities

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    138 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Turkish Constitutional Law
  • History of Political Thought 
  • Social Statistics
  • International Relations
  • Diplomatic History
  • Comparative Politics
  • Turkish Politics
  • Foreign Policy
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Photocopy of passport
  • High School transcript   
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copy of High School diploma or a copy of an official letter certifying graduation
  • Application fee receipt
  • SAT score card
  • English Proficiency
  • ÖSYS score card (For foreign citizens who have taken ÖSYS Tests.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1018 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 509 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • National: 156.50 TL (per semester)
  • International: 4.500,00 TL (per semester)

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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