Department of Political Science and Economics

The aim of the Political Science and Economics Master's Program is to prepare students for success in their professional careers and to enhance their competence by incorporating sub-specializations. In addition to the compulsory courses, the program offers a wide range of elective courses that allow students to specialize in one or more areas according to their needs and interests. The goal of the Political Science and Economics Master's Program is to enable each student to choose the most suitable courses for their planned career.


The main objective of the graduate program, which is opened for those aiming for an academic career in the field of Political Science and Economics, is to assist students in generating academic knowledge through scientific research and publications. The program aims to help students analyze and interpret the produced knowledge in a way that is beneficial to society and creates added value. Furthermore, it aims to provide participants who aspire to have a strong background in social sciences with current knowledge and skills that will contribute to their careers or career plans.

Graduates of the Political Science and Economics Department's Distance Learning, Thesis, and Non-Thesis Master's Programs, equipped with the knowledge and skills gained through graduate education, have the opportunity to pursue an academic career in both public and private universities and advance their careers in the public and private sectors.

Graduates of the Political Science and Economics Department can work as academicians at universities. They also have a wide range of opportunities that extend from the private sector to the public sector, autonomous organizations, civil society organizations, and various think tanks. Additionally, our graduates can be employed as political analysts, political advisors, public policy experts, political communication specialists, regional and policy experts in various civil society organizations, think tanks, and strategic research centers, as well as in national and international research, consultancy, and project organizations, United Nations, European Union, and other international organizations, and international representations.