The Department of International Relations has a wide range of courses to enable its students to gain an intellectual viewpoint which is a must for them. This program is formed according to the “critical path” pattern developed by the university for itself. The method that assures the success is ensured in this way. In this framework, such courses as basic international relations, law and economy are taught as well as the course History of International Relations to provide them with historical information and Basic Sociology and Social Structure of Turkey to develop different vieewpoints of social events.
The purpose of the department is to create a background to support regional studies parallel to the students’ fields of interest. In this sense, some of the main courses in the department are centred round Integration Theory, European Union and Turkey, Russia and Caucasus Countries, Turkish-American Relations, People’s Republic of China, Latin America, African Countries and India. Some of our unique courses are Research Methods, Private Research Techniques and Graduation Project as a sequel to it.