Current Semester

Political and economic developments in Turkey’s neighborhood: the Balkans, the Caucasus, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Turkey’s economic and political relations with its neighbors.
Turkey's political system, constitutions, administrative structure, political parties, elections, and interest groups.
Analysis of changes in contemporary global economy. Focus on global trade, finance, and production. Emphasis in changing role of state and global institutions.
Emergence, transformation and expansion of international law; the role of states and international organizations as subjects of international law, focus on international norms, global governance and challenges to state sovereignty.
Development issues from European, Middle Eastern and North African perspectives. Regions and regionalism in development studies. Interactions within the regions and with the global economy.