The Department of International Relations at Altinbas University aims to successfully prepare students for their future academic and professional careers through building a strong academic and intellectual background in the field. We are strongly committed to providing a holistic education to our students that will enable them to become leaders of the future. Through offering rigorous courses on a wide range of issues such as foreign policy analysis, European integration, international political economy, regionalism and globalization, as well as simulation exercises, the Department will provide advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in the discipline of international relations. Participating in international exchange programs and extracurricular seminars and lectures by renown local and international speakers will provide the opportunity for students to pro-actively engage in the building of shared values and understanding. The Program will develop students’ potential as engaged and responsible citizens who recognize and demonstrate an understanding of their roles as members of the local as well as the global community.
Career Prospects: Graduates of this program will be able to build careers in a variety of settings including international organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, or United Nations; non-profit organizations, local government agencies, multi-national corporations, non-governmental organizations, intergovernmental and humanitarian organizations, news outlets, and many more.