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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)


Graduate School of Social Sciences - International Relations - International Relations - Third Cycle Programme



General Description

International Relations Ph.D.Program, is provided in affiliation with Ege University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations.

Ph.D degree

4 Year, 8 Semesters

240 ECTS

EQF-LLL 8

0312-Political science and civics

Lisansüstü - PhD (3rd cycle)

The acceptance procedure is explained in detail in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education.

The terms about general arrangements for recognition of prior learning is explained under the title of “General Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning” in Ege University Information Package (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/general-arrangements.htm). Besides the rules are given in Ege University Regulations for Graduate Education (http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/egeoidbalt.asp?xon=192&alt=207).

The purpose of the Ph.D. program is to provide the student with the required competences to make independent research, to interpret the scientific incidents by investigating them with a wide and deep point of view and reaching new synthesis. Ph.D. program; a) is composed of 300 ECTS with 14 courses at least, of which is not less than 42 local credits, expertise field course, proficiency examination and thesis for the students who are accepted as having undergraduate degree. b) is composed of 240 ECTS with 7 courses at least, of which is not less than 21 local credits, expertise field course, proficiency examination and thesis for the students who are accepted as having graduate degree. The courses can be chosen among the courses that are being given in other higer education institutions, with the deparment council’s suggestion and the approval of the institute board. Student can take at most three courses from the other higher education instution. Undergraduate courses does not count for the course load and Ph.D. credit. Terms for proficiency for graduation comprises of completing all the courses successfully having 2.50 GPA (Grade Point Average) over 4.00 and completing the thesis successfully.

The international relations is a branch of the science oriented for researching the relations among -foremost on the brink of the state- all actors within international system, other states, and international organizations. The main purpose of the master degree at the international relations department is to provide students to gain knowledge and skill which are necessary for their professional life, critical and deep analytic thought, and producing solution. Additionally with this program it will be obtained advanced degree specializing at the selective subjects of international relations.

Our graduates can be employed both in public and private sector at different positions. Besides they can take the opportunity of developing their career in academic arena.

Students who earned PhD degree can conduct their further research as post-doc researchers.

The measurement and evaluation of a course is made based on mid-term exam, other within semester course educational activities if any, final exam and make-up exam if it exists. The contribution percentage of within semester educational activities and final examination to final grade is determined by the instructor prior to the registration week and announced to the students in the first week of the semester. The contribution percentage of within semester activities is supposed to be between 40%-70 and contribution percentage of final and make-up exams are supposed to be between 60%-30.

Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .

Full Time

Programme Chair: Prof. Siret HÜRSOY (Head of Department) ECTS / DS Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Mustafa KÜÇÜK Communication Address: E.Ü. İktisadi ve idari Bilimler Fakültesi Dekanlığı E.Ü. Kampüsü 35100 Bornova İZMİR

Students can take part in all of the social, cultural, sports facilities and club activities that are provided by Ege University Rectorate. Information about these facilities are given in detail under the title of General Information for Students in Ege Information Package (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/info-students.htm). Besides, in our department there are various clubs which are related to International Relations. Students can take a part in the activities of these clubs in the light of their area of interest. By means of symposiums and congresses in various topics, speakers that are invited to our faculty, and internships; students have the chance of chasing the developments in practice as well as in theory. Furthermore students have also the chance to be members of faculty teams in sports branches like football, basketball, volleyball etc. Moreover, students can use their right to be exchange students with department's protocols in terms of Erasmus+ and Mevlana international coopeation programmes.


Key Learning Outcomes

1 To be able to act to examine critically, to improve and when necessary, to change the social relations and the norms guiding these relations.
2 To be able to improve and deepen the acquired theoretical and practical knowledge reaching a level of expertise in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
3 To be able to make use of other related disciplines within the discipline of International Relations (IR), and to be able to comprehend interdisciplinary nature of IR,
4 To be able to make use of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
5 To be able to combine knowledge in the discipline of International Relations (IR) with knowledge originated from other disciplines; to be able to analyse specific issues and problems with an interdisciplinary approach using scientific methods,
6 To be able to assess critically concepts, issues and problems in the discipline of International Relations (IR); to be able to determine learning requirements and to guide the learning process,
7 To be able to present the current issues and new developments in IR, and her/his own work to individuals either from or outside the discipline in writing, orally and visually,
8 To have social, scientific and ethical values during the data collection, interpretation, presentation and application stages in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
9 To be able to carry out interdisciplinary studies based on the knowledge and problem-solving ability gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey

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COMPETENCES ( Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility )
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COMPETENCES ( Communication and Social Competence )
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits (60 ECTS per Full-Time Academic Year)

T : Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
1. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
9204026032013 Turkish Crıtıcal Theory ın Internatıonal Relatıons Compulsory 3 - - 9
9204026332016 Turkish Scıentıfıc Research Methods and Ethıcs Compulsory 3 - - 7
U.İ.DOK.SDG1 Turkish ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER DOKTORA Elective - - - 14
Total 6 0 0 30
2. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
9204025202016 Turkish Internatıonal Polıtıcal Economy Compulsory 3 - - 10
92SE190262022 Turkish Semınar Studıes Compulsory - - - 6
U.İ.DOK.SDG2 Turkish ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER DOKTORA Elective - - - 14
Total 3 0 0 30
3. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
SOSDRYET790 Turkish Profıcıency ın PhD Compulsory - - - 25
Total 0 0 0 30
4. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
SOSDRTEZONE Turkish Thesıs Proposal Compulsory - - - 25
Total 0 0 0 30
5. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRTEZ692 Turkish Thesıs Study Compulsory - - - 25
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
Total 0 0 0 30
6. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRTEZ692 Turkish Thesıs Study Compulsory - - - 25
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
Total 0 0 0 30
7. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRTEZ692 Turkish Thesıs Study Compulsory - - - 25
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
Total 0 0 0 30
8. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
DRTEZ692 Turkish Thesıs Study Compulsory - - - 25
DRUAD691 Turkish Specıalızatıon Fıeld Compulsory - - - 5
Total 0 0 0 30
U.İ.DOK.SDG1 - ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER DOKTORA
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
9204026012013 Turkish Advanced Debates ın Internatıonal Relatıons Theorıes Elective 3 - - 7
9204026072013 Turkish Hıstory of the US Foreıgn Polıcy Elective 3 - - 7
9204026092019 Turkish Causes and Avoıdences of War Elective 3 - - 7
9204026132013 Turkish Internatıonal Securıty Organızatıons and Collectıve Securıty Elective 3 - - 7
9204026152021 Turkish Independent Study Elective 2 - - 7
U.İ.DOK.SDG2 - ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER DOKTORA
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
9204026022019 Turkish Geopolıtıcal Rısk Analysıs Elective 3 - - 7
9204026052013 Turkish Polıtıcs, Socıety and Economy ın the Early Republıcan Perıod Elective 3 - - 7
9204026062013 Turkish Internatıonal Femınıst Theory Elective 3 - - 7
9204026102013 Turkish Polıtıcal Hıstory of the Cold War Elective 3 - - 7
9204026152021 Turkish Independent Study Elective 2 - - 7
9204026262014 Turkish Natıon State and Vıolence Elective 3 - - 7
EBB6832017 Turkish Plannıng and Assesment ın Educatıon Elective 3 2 - 6
EBB6852017 Turkish Development and Learnıng Elective 3 - - 4