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International Relations

About the Program

Our doctorate course aims to teach students, in a theoretical and comprehensive manner, about analysing and exploring the changing structure of international relations. Provided are all the necessary tools for doctorate students to develop analytical and critical skills with the aim of ensuring careers in public and private institutions and to support the academic and scientific studies on international relations at our University in particular and in North Cyprus in general. Our Course brings a comprehensive approach to its constituent subjects and includes debates on theoretical issues. The curriculum is regularly updated and adapts to the changing structure of international relations education in the global world and to fulfil the expectations and needs of our University. 


Career Areas

The Department of International Relations at CIU aims to train students not only to become experts in their chosen field, but also to be able to work with an international vision. In short, using their ability and background they are able to put their theoretical and professional knowledge into practice in such organisations as:

International and National Organisations (United Nations, European Union, IMF, etc.)

Public Institutions

Multinational Companies

Visual and Printed Press

Non- Profit Organisations


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

International Relations branches of national, international and global institutions have also employed our graduates.



Institute of Graduate Studies and Research

Çevik Uraz Center, A247

99258 Nicosia/North Cyprus

Mersin 10, Turkey 

Tel: +90 392 671 1111 (ext. 2214-2228)

Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr  

Head of the Department E-mail:  egundogan@ciu.edu.tr