KAM600 - Seminar (0 + 0) 5

Research methodologies; quantitative and qualitative strategies; statistics.

KAM602 - Political Theory (3 + 0) 5

Liberalism; Marxism; Conservatism; Totalitarianism; Fascism; Radical Political Thought; Theories of Democracy.

KAM603 - Turkish Politics (3 + 0) 5

Turkish political life within a broad and interdisciplinary perspective.

KAM690 - Qualification (0 + 0) 30

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.

KAM697 - Thesis Proposal (0 + 0) 20

Thesis proposals are submitted to determine the thesis' methodical structure, its compass, aim, and importance within the literature in question.

KAM699 - Thesis (0 + 0) 150

Ph.D. Thesis.

KAM504 - Contemporary Debates in Political Philosophy (3 + 0) 5

The concept of freedom; the concept of equality; political power; violence; revolution; transformation; genocide; democracy; civil society.

KAM505 - Comparative Politics (3 + 0) 5

States; democracy; political institutions; civil society organizations; international organizations.

KAM601 - Theories of Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The relation between political authority and society.

KAM604 - Current Trends in Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The current debates in the field of public administration.

KAM605 - Politics of Revolution (3 + 0) 5

Theories of revolution; French Revolution; American Revolution; Russian Revolution; Turkish Revolution.

KAM606 - Political Ontology (3 + 0) 5

The difference between the concepts of politics and political; constitutive politics; institutional politics.

KAM607 - Area Research in Political Science (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative methods; surveys; sampling; political analysis; statistics.

KAM608 - Political Campaigns (3 + 0) 5

Political communication; campaigns; content analysis.

KAM610 - Political Theory and International Relations (3 + 0) 5

International political sytem; international political economy; international security; global inequalities; the role of international organizations; global social movements.

KAM611 - Space and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The theory of space; local administrations; politics on the local level.

KAM612 - Policies of Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

Local administrations; local policies; local politics; urbanisation; development on the local level.

KAM613 - Nationalist Thought in 1930`s Turkey (3 + 0) 5

Nation-state and nationalism; Kemalism and nationalism; the rise of fascism in Europe; studies in history and the Turkish language.

KAM614 - Policies of Science and Technology (3 + 0) 5

Policies of research and development.

KAM615 - Comparative Policies of Sports Management (3 + 0) 5

Sports management; management of sports clubs; policies of infrastructure in sports management; federations and their features.

KAM616 - Turkish Political Culture (3 + 0) 5

Institutions of political culture; the fundamental features of Turkey`s political culture; the relation between politics and political culture.

KAM617 - Political Processes and Their Analysis (3 + 0) 5

Public policies; agents of public policy; policy analysis.

KAM618 - Ottoman/Turkish Modernization`s Relation with Bureaucracy and Educational Institutions (3 + 0) 5

The history of social and political modernization in the Ottoman Empire; bureaucratic modernization; the modernization of educational institutions.

KAM619 - Political and Economic Foundations of Education (3 + 0) 5

Educational institutions and political authority; educational institutions and economic system.

KAM620 - Reformation in Public Administration and Efficiency Improvement (3 + 0) 5

The effects of state apparatuses on public administration.

KAM655 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Qualitative and quantitative methods; research designs; research tools; SPSS; statisticals tests; area researches; epistemology.

KAM609 - Authoritarian Regimes and Politics (3 + 0) 5

Non-democratic regimes, their general characteristics, a comparative perspective; the similarities and differences of these regimes.

KAM621 - Neoliberalism and Higher Education (3 + 0) 5

The political and economic factors that determine the policies of higher education.

KAM622 - Democratization, Institutions and Informal Politics (3 + 0) 5

The role and influence of informal institutions during democratization and backsliding processes; the role of informal institutions in shaping political processes and behaviors to understand democratizing and backsliding regimes; the conceptualization and empirical analysis of informal institutions and key areas that informal institutions highly affect such as clientelism, patronage, corruption, development and institutionalization; various methodological examples that are useful to study inform

KAM623 - Westernization, Europeanization and Turkey (3 + 0) 5

Turkey?s socio-political change with especial regard to the recent literature on and debates over Westernisation and Europeanisation.

KAM624 - Migration and Politics: Contemporary Issues and Approaches (3 + 0) 5

The concept of migration in the light of classic and modern migration theories and concepts related to international migration; the relationship of migration with other related concepts such as citizenship, gender, family, and social cohesion; the role of nation-states, international organizations and nongovernmental organizations on migration politics; historical analysis of Turkey?s migration politics and contemporary migration flows.

KAM625 - Modern, Modernity and Modernization (3 + 0) 5

The concept of modern with regard to its historical development, first in Western and Central Europe and then in non-Western societies; wider theoretical discussions and debates over the concept of modern.

KAM626 - Historical Development of the International System (3 + 0) 5

The mechanism of the international system and its role in contemporary international society; the continuity of historical events, changes and innovations in a chronological framework; the developments in international political history starting from the fifteenth century and the reflections of these historical developments in the twenty-first century; the emergence of the actors of the international system.