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Master: Istanbul Bilgi University MA programme in History‏

Students will be admitted for the 2014/2015 academic year. The Master's Program aims to provide students of diverse backgrounds a solid academic foundation geared towards conducting original research in the field of history with an emphasis on interdisciplinary methods and approaches. Application to the program is not limited to students with undergraduate degrees in history but is also open to those from related fields in the social sciences and humanities. International students are likewise strongly encouraged to apply. The program has been a successful international endeavor so far and further internationalization is a firm goal. Teaching and coursework are conducted in English.

The focus points of two-year master's program are the cultural, intellectual, economic and social history of Turkey covering the medieval to contemporary periods. The History Department at Istanbul Bilgi University offers a unique program both in terms of diverse and challenging coursework as well as research opportunities. With an emphasis on interaction with the teaching staff, the program encourages students to work in close collaboration with their advisors in both the classroom as well as on individual research projects.

It is possible to be admitted to the program as a special student. Scholarships are available.

Teaching Staff:

Prof. Ayhan Aktar

Prof. Murat Belge

Prof. Haluk Dursun (Topkapi Palace Museum Director)

Prof. Suraiya Faroqhi

Prof. Christoph K. Neumann (Munich Ludwig Maximilian University)

Prof. Jale Parla

Prof. Mete Tuncay

Prof. Meyda Yegenoglu Mutman

Prof. Levent Yilmaz

Assoc. Prof. Bulent Bilmez

Assoc. Prof. M. Erdem Kabadayi

Assoc. Prof. Ferda Keskin

Assist. Prof. Basak Tug

Application: 1 May – 30 May 2014

Written exam: 30 May 2014, Friday, 7 pm, Santral Campus, E2-309

(All of the applicants are invited to take the exam)

Interviews: 31 May – 1 June 2014

For detailed information and online application: