Research methodologies; quantitative and qualitative strategies; statistics.
Liberalism; Marxism; Conservatism; Totalitarianism; Fascism; Radical Political Thought; Theories of Democracy.
Turkish political life within a broad and interdisciplinary perspective.
Qualification is a comprehensive exam for doctoral students to see whether they have reached the level of competence in the area upon which they direct their studies or not.
Thesis proposals are submitted to determine the thesis' methodical structure, its compass, aim, and importance within the literature in question.
The relation between political authority and society.
The current debates in the field of public administration.
Theories of revolution; French Revolution; American Revolution; Russian Revolution; Turkish Revolution.
The difference between the concepts of politics and political; constitutive politics; institutional politics.
Quantitative methods; surveys; sampling; political analysis; statistics.
Political communication; campaigns; content analysis.
Non-democratic regimes, their general characteristics, a comparative perspective; the similarities and differences of these regimes.
International political sytem; international political economy; international security; global inequalities; the role of international organizations; global social movements.
The theory of space; local administrations; politics on the local level.
Local administrations; local policies; local politics; urbanisation; development on the local level.
Nation-state and nationalism; Kemalism and nationalism; the rise of fascism in Europe; studies in history and the Turkish language.
Policies of research and development.
Sports management; management of sports clubs; policies of infrastructure in sports management; federations and their features.
Institutions of political culture; the fundamental features of Turkey`s political culture; the relation between politics and political culture.
Public policies; agents of public policy; policy analysis.
The history of social and political modernization in the Ottoman Empire; bureaucratic modernization; the modernization of educational institutions.
Educational institutions and political authority; educational institutions and economic system.
The effects of state apparatuses on public administration.
The political and economic factors that determine the policies of higher education.