• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The International Relations programme at Okan University trains well educated students with critical thinking skills for their future lives with its outstanding faculty members prioritizing interactive education enriched with seminars, conferences, films and documentaries. 


At the International Relations programme from Okan University, the courses focus on international organizations, multinational corporations, and supra-national relations in tune with the changing dynamics of international relations. They aim to seek answers to the questions of today’s world with regard to global governance, supranational relations and the like.

Career Opportunities

  • Academic Career
  • Chairmanship and Expertise in Public and Private Sectors
  • Foreign Service Officer (Ambassador, Regional Directorate, Undersecratary for Foreign Affairs)
  • Specialist Officer (Attaché, Consul)
  • Civil Society Organization Specialist ( National and International Projects)
  • Regional Specialist (e.g. EU Ministries)
  • Public Inspector (Ministries)
  • Private Sector Inspector (Banks and Audit Companies)
  • Energy Security Specialist ( Ministry of Energy and Global Energy Companies)
  • Government Executives ( District Governorship, Municipal Specialist)
  • Security Specialist ( General Staff, National Intelligence Organization, Ministry of Interior Affairs)
  • Economic Specialist ( Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Finance)
  • International Relations Specialist (All Public Enterprises and Universities)
  • Media Organizations ( TV, Newspapers, Journals and Internet Organizations)
  • Project Supervisor (Public and Private Sectors)
  • Publishing Companies
  • Research Companies ( Election and Marketing Surveys)
  • Consulting Companies
  • Private Sector Executive
  • Consultancy
  • Human Resources Departments
  • Marketing Departments
  • Banking
  • Political Communication / Public Communications Agencies

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Analytical Thinking in IR
  • World Political History
  • International Relations
  • Political Ideology

                                            English Language Requirements

                                            You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

                                            • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                            General Requirements

                                            International students applying for an undergraduate program at Istanbul Okan University must submit a national or international examination result.

                                            Application Documents

                                            • Completed Application Form /Online Application
                                            • A high school diploma,
                                            • Transcript,
                                            • Passport,
                                            • Exam results certificate (if applicable),
                                            • Language proficiency certificate (if applicable)

                                            Tuition Fee

                                            • International

                                              5000 USD/year
                                              Tuition Fee
                                              Based on the original amount of 5000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                            • National

                                              5000 USD/year
                                              Tuition Fee
                                              Based on the original amount of 5000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                                            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                                            • PACKAGE PRICE: (Annual Tuition + Standard Room for 4 + Meal Plan) - 8.500 $

                                            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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