Program Information: Please follow the link
Online Application: Please submit an online application here AND send a hard copy of your application to the Department of Political Science.
Requirements: These are minimum necessary scores for applying to Political Science Ph.D. program.
CGPA: 3.00/4.00 (for applicants with BA/BS degrees)
GRE: 1000 minumum or 300 for (new score post-summer 2012 GRE) (verbal and quantitative total)
GRE score requirement is for international applicants only
ALES: 55 (equally-weighted) (for applicants with master’s degree)
80 (equally-weighted) (for applicants with undergraduate degree)
ALES is required for all resident Turkish citizens who are applying for PhD programs. Turkish citizens who are residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may provide GRE scores instead of ALES. ALES scores are valid for 3 years.
English Proficiency: TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent COPE (at least C). Validity period for all exams: 2 years
Proof of Degree: Yes
Statement of Purpose: 1-2 pages
Letter of Recommendation: 2
Other: A sample paper written by the student
Application Deadline: 26 May 2016
Date of Interview: 06 – 08 June 2016
- Meral Uğur Çınar
Deputy Chair for Graduate Studies
Phone: +90 312 290 2266
- Gül Ekren
POLS Admin. Assistant
Phone: +90 312 290 1339
Fax +90 312 290 2742