The department of International Relations was founded in 1993-1994 in the Blacksea Technical University. Our department includes bachelor's and graduate degrees. After foundation of our department diffirent activities are given to the students. Beside English education Russian is second foreign language in our department. Our department continues to its education with academicians of diffirent expert areas.
Qualification Awarded  
The students who have successfully completed all of the thought courses of the programme with required credits and achieved a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 are given Bachelor's Degree in INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS. Than our students acquires expert title with their abilities.
Level of Qualification:  First Cycle Degree  
Mode of Study:  Full Time
Admission & Registration Requirements  
1 - High school diploma,
2 - Obtaining the required grade from National University Entrance and Placement Exam (ÖSS),
Recognition of Prior Learning  
Recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in the Turkish Higher Education System. Karadeniz Technical University and hence the Department of Geology is no exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each term at the University for courses compulsory in the curriculum, such as Foreign Languages and Basic Computing. The students who have completed the learning process for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum, and this grade is entered into the transcript of the student.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations  
The degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed a required credits from thought courses with a CGPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.
Profile of the Programme  
There are expert academicians with their fields in our program and studies continue with our lessons. Our aim is that to give program abilities to our studens. Our study fields in this program are international law, political history and international policy. We want that our students would take good results after graduation profession exams.
Examination, Assessment and Grading Regulations  
The examination, assessment and grading regulations have been set up for the university by the University Senate and the Department of Geology is bound by these regulations. Each course is assessed via a midterm exam, a second mid-term exam composed of quizzes, homeworks and assignments, and a final end-of-term exam, with contributions of 50% and 50% respectively. The marking is made out of 100. Grades of 81-100 is assigned a letter grade of AA, 76-80 BA, 70-75 BB, 60-69 CB, 50-59 CC, 45-49 DC, 40-44 DD, 30-39 FD and 0-29 FF. The AA is the highest grade and has a grade credit of 4.00, BA 3.5, BB 3.0, CB 2.5, CC 2.0, DC 1.5, DD 1.0, FD 0.5 and FF 0.0. Grades of AA to CC are pass, DD to FF fail, and DC is conditional pass and requires a CGPA of at least 2.0 for that term. The details given for each course in the programme include the detailed assessment methods together with a description of the second mid-term exam.
Graduation Requirements  
The graduation requirements for the Department of International Relations are the same as the qualification requirements and regulations. There is no additional requirement to secure the Bachelor's Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DC grade, had a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00, and completed the compulsory practical placement period of 60 days and had a passing grade for the reports prepared for these placements.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates  
After graduation our students work at public foundations with their profession exam results and their expert abilites. Especially ministry of foreign affairs and other ministries, judgement establishments, undersecretariats, different broadcasting establishments are some working areas for international relations students in our program.
Access to Further Studies  
If our studens want to continue their further study there are different programes in different universities. Firstly they have to take an exam from central exam establishment in Turkey.
Contact Information  
Postal Adress  Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi, İİBF Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümü 61080 TRABZON/TÜRKİYE
Phone          : +90 462 377 29 15
Fax              : +90 462 325 72 81
E-Mail          :
Web Adress :
Departmental Facilities : 
Fully equipped computer halls, projection machines, overhead projectors and slide machines are in service for the use of its students.
First Year
CodeCourse TitleECTS H+T+L C/E Lang.
First semester
AITB1001History of Revolution and Ataturk' s Princip.22+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
IKT1005Introduction to Economics53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
INT1001Introduction to Political Science63+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
KAM1000Constitutional Law63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
TDB1001Turkish Language - I22+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS1003Political History - I63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
YDI1001English - I33+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
First Semester Total :3019+0+0
Second semester
AITB1000History of Revolution and Ataturk' s Princip.22+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
INT1000Introduction to International Relations63+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
TDB1000Turkish Language - II22+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS1002State, Society, and Religion53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS1004Political Sociology 63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS1006Political History - II63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
YDI1002English - II33+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
Second Semester Total :3019+0+0
Second Year
CodeCourse TitleECTS H+T+L C/E Lang.
First semester
ULS2001The History of Political Thoughts63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS2005World History I63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS2013Theories of International Relations63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS2017Turkish Political Life I43+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-143+0+0ElectiveTurkish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-243+0+0ElectiveTurkish
Elective Courses
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli Grubu Dersleri
ULS2003Nationalism and World Politics43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS2011Turkey and Middle East43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS2019Professional English-I43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
First Semester Total :3018+0+0
Second semester
INT2000Black Sea Basin and Regionalism43+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
ULS2000Turkish Political History II43+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS2016World History-II63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS2018International Law43+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
Second Semester Total :2618+0+0
Third Year
CodeCourse TitleECTS H+T+L C/E Lang.
First semester
INT3001International Political Economy53+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
ULS3007International Organizations and UN43+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS3013Turkish Foreign Policy I53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
YDI3001Dip. Wri. and Spea. Tech. in Eng. - I43+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-143+0+0ElectiveTurkish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-243+0+0ElectiveTurkish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-343+0+0ElectiveTurkish
Elective Courses
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli Grubu Dersleri
ULS3005World Energy Politics43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS3009Crisis Management in Foreign Policy43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS3011Turkey-England Relations43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS3015Academic English-I43+0+0ElectiveEnglish
First Semester Total :3021+0+0
Second semester
INT3000Turkey and European Union43+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
ULS3004International Security and Peace53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS3006Turkish Foreign Policy II53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
YDI3000 Dip. Wri. and Spea.Tech. in Eng. - II43+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
Second Semester Total :3021+0+0
Fourth Year
CodeCourse TitleECTS H+T+L C/E Lang.
First semester
INT4001.FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS53+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
INT4007Turkey and Eurasia63+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
ULS4013International Terrorism53+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-143+0+0ElectiveEnglish
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli-243+0+0ElectiveEnglish
Elective Courses
Sosyal Kültür (bölüm)seçmeli Grubu Dersleri
INT4003American Foreign Policy43+0+0ElectiveEnglish
ULS4007Turkey and Caucasus43+0+0ElectiveTurkish
ULS4017English For Business-I43+0+0ElectiveEnglish
First Semester Total :3018+0+0
Second semester
ULS 402Turkey and Balcans63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS 406International Current Problems63+0+0CompulsoryTurkish
ULS 416Turkey and European Union53+0+0CompulsoryEnglish
Second Semester Total :3018+0+0