• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Department of Sociology at BAU currently has an undergraduate program in which students graduate with a bachelors’ degree.

The features of this program are summarized below:

  • The Sociology Department conducts undergraduate education with a combined approach of social sciences and human sciences
  • The main goal of the 4-year program is to provide students with an education which explores the contemporary, scientific and global dynamics in the field of sociology.
  • The Sociology Department provides the students with optional minor programs in the fields of urban sociology, legal sociology, and social, gender, and family psychology.
  • The program’s other main goal is to conduct and support original scientific research in various fields of sociology, such as social movements, urban transformation, migration, social gender, and radical political movements. Research projects aiming to find a solution to social conflicts and social problems created by today’s society will be given priority.
  • Global and local dynamics are paid special attention to in research studies.
  • Our faculty members play an active role in arranging national and international congresses and symposiums.
  • The departments’ highly qualified educators represent 3 main basic disciplines (urban sociology, political sociology and legal sociology).
  • A master’s program of sociology is currently being planned.

The Department of Sociology aims to improve students’ methodological analysis skills. Sociology education at Bahçeşehir University is conducted under a multidisciplinary format, unlike other traditional sociology programs, and aims to emphasize instances where sociology meets anthropology, international relations and history. Courses which improve vital basic skills of the 21st century in areas such as computers and science, information and society, and energy and society are also given.


Graduates of the sociology department are given the opportunity to find jobs in a wide range of areas in the public and private sector, and tackle challenges at syndicates, industrial and commercial companies, miscellaneous organizations, press and media institutions, research companies, schools, and higher education institutions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills & Academic Reporting 
  • History of Civilization 
  • Methods and Techniques of Social Research
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Understanding Social Behaviour
  • Introduction to Sociology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Fill out the Online Application form
  • Submit copy of High school diploma and Transcript of records/ required scores (both in English or Turkish)
  • Submit Copy of Passport
  • Foreign language exam results (if any)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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