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Bilkent University Named to QS World University Rankings

Bilkent University has been listed among the world’s elite institutions in 6 of the 36 subjects covered by this year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject, published April 29 on the QS website (
For this fifth edition of the QS subject rankings, 3,551 universities were evaluated, among which 894 received rankings. Bilkent University's ranking for the subject of Political Science & International Relations is 101-150, among other prestigious Universities ar...Read More

PhD in Political Science at Bilkent University

POLS Ph. D. Applications Deadline : 22 May 2015
Interviews : 8-9 June 2015
You may view the PHD program poster here
POLS Ph. D. Applications at here

PhD Candidate Efe Savas Awarded Best Graduate Student Paper

Efe Savas was awarded the first annual prize for the best graduate student paper presented at the Turkish International Political Economy Society Conference 2014 for his paper titled "Partisanship In Institutional Change: A Case Study Of Pension Reforms in the United Kingdom, 1980 - 2010."​ (

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