ECTS - International Relations MA Program (with Thesis)
Compulsory Departmental Courses
UI504 - Political History (3 + 0) 5
The rise of Western World from the political, economic and technological perspectives, the geographical discoveries and formation of the colonial empires, the nation state building period that created the contemporary international relations system, the First and Second World Wars and the Cold War period.
AB501 - Institutional Structure of the EU (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to the institutional structure of the EU considering the evolving nature of the EU and its institutions, the operation of the institutions and their role in policy-making focusing on specific policies of the EU, EU-Turkey relations focusing on EU policies and the role of institutions on policy-making.
AB503 - Political Integration of the EU (3 + 0) 5
The historical development and the theoretical background of European integration, European Historical Development, EU`s participation suspension, EU membership, the EU`s democratic structure, European citizenship, fundamental rights and civil society, European corporate structure, EU`s decision making process, new EU treaty, European treaty on the
UI503 - Diplomacy: Past and Present (3 + 0) 5
The political developments and the main ideological movements in Europe and the reformist movement in the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century; Ottoman-European diplomatic relations prior to the First World War and the developments leading to the First World War.
UI506 - Middle East from Past to Present (3 + 0) 5
Political history of the Middle East, economic structure of the Middle East, ethnicity and religion in the Middle East, political Islam, Arab nationalism, Arab-Israeli conflict, September 11 and the Middle East, Turkey and the Middle East, Arab Spring.
UI508 - Turkish Foreign Policy (3 + 0) 5
The policies and applications since the founding of the Republic of Turkey, an overview to inter-state relations of the last period of Ottoman Empire, the National Struggle foreign policy, the Treaty of Lausanne and the Mosul, the Turkish foreign policy until 1939, the period after World War II and Turkey`s entry into NATO, the regional policy appl
UI515 - The European Union (3 + 0) 5
An introduction to the institutional structure of the EU considering the evolving nature of the EU and its institutions, the operation of the institutions and their role in policy-making focusing on specific policies of the EU, EU-Turkey relations focusing on EU policies and the role of institutions on policy-making.