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Global and International Affairs (GIA), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Ankara, Turkey
The Global and International Affairs (GIA) from Bilkent University offers students at Bilkent University a unique program of interdisciplinary study in International Relations, History, Economics and other fields yielding high-level substantive knowledge and analytical skills for careers requiring global perspectives on international issues of various kinds. 
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Overview

The Global and International Affairs (GIA) from Bilkent University includes full-time enrolment for four semesters at Binghamton University, the SUNY doctoral campus most noted for its undergraduate excellence, its comprehensive internationalisation, and its history of fruitful association with Turkish universities. 

Students in the program meet all of the requirements for a Bachelor’s degree both at Binghamton University and at Bilkent University. Although degree recipients receive two diplomas, one from each institution, both diplomas refer to the degree as jointly awarded, and no student can receive the degree or either of the diplomas without satisfying the academic requirements of both institutions. 

To be able to start the program, students must achieve a satisfactory score on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System). It is not possible to start the program without having a satisfactory score.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Microeconomics 
  • English and Composition
  • Orientation 
  • History of Civilization
  • Introduction to Political Science 
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Turkish

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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General Requirements

  • A minimum diploma score of 28 out of 45. Mimimum one HL subject related to the applied program.
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal holders in International Science Olympiads recognized by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and  Technical Research Council of Turkey)
  • SAT Reasoning Test: A minimum score of 900 out of 1600 in “Math” and “Critical Reading” sections.
  • SAT Subject Test: A minimum score of 500 out of 800 from mimimum two sections related to the applied program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7685 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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