Doctoral - PhD in History at Sabanci University: Tuition: $19500 USD/Year (Scholarship Available)
Sabancı University’s Graduate Program in History concentrates on Ottoman and Modern Turkish History. It aims to foster fresh, unbiased and critical visions of the Ottoman-Turkish past that are informed by novel theoretical insights and comparative sensibilities characterizing leading-edge practice in historical studies. In its innovative and comprehensive approach to Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies, the History Programs benefits from the wide- ranging professional capabilities of its academic staff as well as from the interdisciplinary make-up of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The separate MA and PhD trajectories in the program are envisaged as constituting a total and integral course of study that promotes research in diverse areas ranging from political and legal to intellectual, social and cultural history, as well as nationalism studies.
The aim of the History MA program is to provide an opportunity for all students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds to acquire a solid academic basis on Ottoman and modern Turkish history. Students aiming to later do a PhD in Ottoman, Balkan or Middle Eastern history, are strongly encouraged to select the MA program with thesis.