Welcome

Graduate School of Social Sciences first started in 1999 with three graduate programs: Business Management, International Relations and English Language and Literature. Today, our GSSS offers 13 masters and 3 PhD programs.

GSSS offers programs in both Turkish and English. All lectures are carried out in English for international students. When required, an academic preparation program is offered prior to the admittance to the graduate programs.

Our graduate and PhD courses are carried out by 80 distinguished and notable professors. Modern teaching methods such as case studies, team projects, research assignments and group study are offered in our courses.  

All departments offer thesis and non-thesis masters programs.

The purpose of thesis programs is to provide students with the ability to acquire information through scientific research, and to assess and interpret information. The students are required to take 7 courses (with a total of at least 21 credits) and a non-credit seminar course and to defend a masters thesis. Required time to complete the program is 4 semesters.

The purpose of the non-thesis programs is to offer up-to-date academic and professional knowledge to students and to teach them how to find and properly use information. The students are required to take 10 courses (with a total of at least 30 credits) and a non-credit tem project course.  Required time to complete the program is six semesters. 

The purpose of the PhD programs is to provide students with the ability to do independent research, to interpret scientific and academic knowledge with a broad and profound perspective and to bring an analytical approach to the issue in discussion.  The doctorate students are required to take at least 8 courses (with a total of at least 24 credits), a PhD comprehensive exam, and to defend a doctoral dissertation.. Required time to complete the program is eight semesters.

A majority of our courses are held at the downtown campus for our students who are working during the day. The classes start at 18:30 and end at 21:20.

Required attendance to lectures and classes is 70%.

For Teaching Certificate Programs, please visit Faculty of Arts and Sciences website.

Bank Account: Denizbank Ankara Commercial Branch

USD Account: IBAN TR150013400000280383200081

TL Account: IBAN TR420013400000280383200080

Tuition Fees for the Doctorate Programs are as follows:

English Culture and Literature: USD 10.000 (in 8 installments)

Political Economy: USD 16.200 (in 8 installments)

Management: USD 16.200 (in 8 installments)