Master of Turkish Studies (Thesis) at Sabanci University: Tuition: $19500 USD/Year (Scholarship Available)
The M.A. Program in Turkish Studies aims to train the next generation of scholars, policymakers, and practitioners and equip its graduate students with necessary skills to analyze, understand, evaluate, and make policies in key areas including foreign and environmental policies as well as, energy, urbanization, health, and welfare.
The renewed graduate curriculum couples solid theoretical knowledge about Turkish politics with rigorous training on state-of-art methodologies that have become increasingly important in today's world and in the making and application of public policies. With a highly flexible curriculum, which capitalizes on the intellectual and scholarly resources available at one of Turkey's leading private universities, the Turkish Studies MA program offers its students a broad range of courses in Political Science, Economics, Conflict Resolution, European Studies, History and Cultural Studies.
Turkish Studies MA Program Objectives
The Turkish Studies MA program at Sabancı University is the first such indisciplinary program in Turkey with English language instruction. The core components of the program include a rigorous social science research methods training; several tracks of specialization; a policy internship program and research assistantship opportunities in renowned centers of Sabancı University, including Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies at Columbia University.
Program Specific Outcomes of MA in Turkish Studies
- Gain the skills to analyze, understand, evaluate, and make policies in key public areas.
- Develop a policy area of specialization.
- Gain work experince in one of the centers or forums affiliated with Sabancı University.