Bilkent University

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Bilkent University

Bilkent University is a private university located in Ankara, Turkey. It was founded by Prof. İhsan Doğramacı in 1984, with the aim of creating a center of excellence in higher education and research. It was the first private university established in the country.

Bilkent University has different Faculties and departments, Applied and Graduate Schools. Bilkent University offers the Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs. It is among the top law Schools in Turkey.

Bilkent University: Faculties and Departments

The university has following faculties and departments as well as undergraduate programs:

FACULTY OF ART, DESIGN, AND ARCHITECTURE

  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Communication and Design
  • Department of Fine Arts
  • Department of Graphic Design
  • Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  • Department of Management

FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Department of Economics
  • Department of History
  • Department of International Relations
  • Department of Political Science and Public Administration
  • Department of Psychology

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

  • Department of Computer and Instructional Technology Teacher Education
  • Education Sciences and Teacher Education
  • M.A in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

 FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  • Department of Computer Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

 FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND LETTERS

  • Department of American Culture and Literature
  • Department of Archaeology
  • Department of English Language and Literature
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Translation and Interpretation
  • Department of Turkish Literature

 FACULTY OF LAW

  • Faculty of Law

 FACULTY OF SCIENCE

  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Department of Physics

 FACULTY OF MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • Department of Music
  • Department of Performing Arts

Graduate Program

Bilkent University offers many opportunities for the graduate students. The university offers 51 graduate degree programs. These programs are with moto, “excellence in teaching and research.” According to Bilkent University, the graduate education plays a pivotal role in a research university. As such, from the beginning Bilkent has allocated, and continues to devote, the scholarships and resources necessary to create a productive environment for advanced study and research.

Here are the follow graduate schools and offers the relevant degree programs.

Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences

The graduate school of economic and social science offers graduate degree programs in the following subjects:

  • Archaeology (MA)
  • Business Administration (MBA, Executive MBA, MS, Ph.D.)
  • Conference Interpreting (MA)
  • Economics (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Energy Economics, Policy and Security Program (EEPS) (MA)
  • History (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Interior Architecture and Environmental Design (MFA, PhD)
  • International Affairs and Public Policy (MIAPP)
  • International Relations (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Law
    • M. in Law and Economics (without thesis)
    • M. in Private Law and Public Law (with thesis)
    • D. in Private Law and Public Law
  • Media and Design (MFA)
  • Media and Visual Studies (MA)
  • Music (MA, PhD)
  • Philosophy (MA)
  • Political Science (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Psychology (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Turkish Literature (MA, PhD)

Graduate School of Education

The following subjects are offered for the graduate degrees:

  • Curriculum and Instruction (MA, Ph.D.)
  • Curriculum and Instruction with Teaching Certificate (MA)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA)

Graduate School of Engineering and Science

This school offers degrees in the following subjects:

  • Architecture (MS)
  • Chemistry (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Computer Engineering (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Industrial Engineering (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Materials Science and Nanotechnology (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Mathematics (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Neuroscience (MS, Ph.D.)
  • Physics (MS, Ph.D.)

Tuition

The annual tuition for the 2018-2019 per academic year is 14,500 USD for international students and 37,120 TL for Turkish students (including value-added tax).

Financial Assistance

Besides that, university offers scholarships. And about  90 percent of graduate students are receiving financial support. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a tuition waiver or a tuition waiver plus a monthly stipend. The amount of the stipend is adjusted annually to cover changes in the cost of living.

Both admission and financial assistance are based on academic accomplishment and scholarly promise, without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, or physical disability.

 

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