There are three compulsory, seven elective courses in this program.
UI 501 (Uluslararası İlişkiler Teorisi): Students gain a theoretical/philosophical infrastructure for explaining the conflict and cooperation situations among international actors.
UI 504 (Siyasi Tarih): Provides students with diplomatic history knowledge at the graduate level.
ISL 555 (Araştırma Yöntemleri): Equips students with the methodology, bases and history of social sciences academic work.
Under a careful planning by the adviser of the student, the selection of elective courses from the elective pool of International Relations Department's all graduate programs or from the elective pools of other nine different departments at our faculty, this part of the program aims to equip the student with an in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of a specific field.