The Ph. D. Program in Political Science and Public Administration aims at graduating its candidates as competent enough to produce new knowledge within the field, by following the principles given below:
1.) Improving knowledge and understanding of the disciplines political science and public administration so as to enable the Ph. D. candidates to produce new knowledge on these disciplines.
2.) Improving knowledge and understanding in the parallel disciplines of sociology, anthropology, history etc. to create a multi-disciplinary perspective of the field of study.
3.) Introducing and improving knowledge and skills of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and methods so as to create a capacity to utilize them in researches in the field of political science and public administration.
4.) Enabling the Ph. D. candidates to utilize their thoretical, methodological, and multi-disciplinary knowledge so as to critically understand the discussions in those fields, and to understand the gaps in the literature concerned.
5.) Improving academic writing skills so as to enable the Ph. D. candidates to write their dissertations or research papers in a suitable manner.