Doctoral - PhD - Political Science at Sabanci University: Tuition: $19500 USD/Year (Scholarship Available)
The graduate program in Political Science at Sabancı University provides integrated training at MA and PhD levels. The program offers a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the major fields of Political Science and provides the students with a rigorous conceptual framework, basic analytical tools and sound methodological training in the discipline. The program covers the major fields of Political Science (Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory) and offers a rich set of specialization possibilities. With a thematic concentration on Turkish Politics, European Politics and Conflict Processes, the program stands out among its competitors in Turkey by its courses and faculty members specializing in formal theory and the production and analysis of quantitative evidence. While some graduates of the MA program choose to pursue their careers in business, public administration or other professions, others enroll in PhD programs abroad or they move up to our integrated PhD program.
Political Science Phd Program Objectives
The PhD program in Political Science at Sabancı University is geared towards preparing students towards writing PhD dissertations that contribute new theoretical arguments to the puzzles in the literature and also test them empirically with data. The program opts for producing original research on issues of voter behavior, political economy, regime change, ethnic conflict, Turkish political thought and European Union politics.