|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
|Tuition fee||US$11,000 per programme
Tuition is charged in USD to non-Turkish citizenship admitted candidates. Tuition is paid in two installments at the start of the first two semesters of the program.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Only candidates with an undergraduate diploma in Law are eligible for admission. GPA should be 2.5 out of 4.00 or equivalent in the corresponding grading system.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
- TOEFL (for International applicants)
With a genuine focus on global studies of law, the outstanding research track of eminent faculty members, and full impact in professional practice, our LLM programs trigger a new approach of advanced legal studies not only for Turkey but also for studying in Turkey.
Koç University LLM courses in public and private law have a wide range of curriculum including the most demanding and less-discussed comparative and international topics of different legal disciplines.
Taking into account legal developments at the regional, local and international levels, we offer both a focus on well-established legal disciplines and micro studies of law.
Our varied LLM curricula are bilingual (English-Turkish). It intertwines local and global scholarship and expertise of the law. Koç University LLM programs are dedicated to effective lecturing, a real sense of legal research, global seminars, workshops, intensive consulting as well as co-curricular activities offering different types of career opportunities in legal leadership.
The LLM in Public Law is offering a unique program for graduates wanting to pursue a career in the field of public law with government and non-governmental organizations at the national and international level, as well as in private practice, especially with respect to public interest litigation and policy-making.
The aim of the program is to give students solid and comprehensive information on the public law aspects of international and European law through in-depth analysis and on how these bodies of law impact national legal orders.
The program consists of 4 required courses and 6 elective courses for a total of 10 courses (30 credits) and a final project paper.
The required courses for the LLM in Public Law are:
1. Comparative Constitutional Law: Rights, Institutions and Judicial Review
2. European Human Rights Law
3. Transnational and European Criminal Law and Procedure
4. Public-Private Partnership: Legal Infrastructure *
The elective courses are:
1. Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
2. Main Principles regarding the Management of Joint Stock Corporations *
3. Privatization Law *
4. International Labour Law
5. United Nations (UN) Human Rights Protection System
6. Group of Companies Law*
7- International Transport Law
8- International Tax Law
9-Intellectual Property in a Global Perspective
Courses are scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays on a modular basis.
*Good command of Turkish is necessary for these courses.
Government and Non-governmental organizations at the national and international level, Private practice, especially with respect to public interest litigation and policy-making.