Bachelor in International Relations

General

Program Description

The Department of International Relations has a globally renowned international staff whose specialties range from conflict and security studies, international political economy, and international history to European, Middle Eastern, and Russian studies. The Department offers a wide variety of courses in these diverse areas, allowing students to specialize in Turkey’s foreign relations, security studies, political economy, and area studies, and providing them with an opportunity to study international relations in a truly international environment.

Why study at Bilkent University


Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.


Bilkent offers a stimulating learning environment and a colorful social atmosphere. Its extensive campus provides a comfortable base for academic studies and extracurricular involvement while having the advantages of being close to a thriving metropolis. Students can commute to campus via the free shuttle system.


Bilkent University has recently been ranked 54th in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. According to I.S.I. Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to rank high in Turkey in a number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.

Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked world wide as the premier institution of higher education in Turkey. Bilkent University - the first private, nonprofit university in Turkey - was founded on ... Read More

Bilkent University is recognized and ranked world wide as the premier institution of higher education in Turkey. Bilkent University - the first private, nonprofit university in Turkey - was founded on October 20, 1984, by Professor ?hsan Do?ramac?, M.D., with the fundamental aim of creating a center of excellence in higher education and research. The name "Bilkent" exemplifies this aim, since it is an acronym of "bilim kenti": Turkish for "city of learning and science." Located in the country's capital city Ankara, a vibrant metropolis of 4.5 million, the university serves a hub of academic, social, and cultural activity. Read less