About the Program

Turkey, in view of its social and political life as well as its geopolitical position, is a country which participates in or has connections with stimulating developments in all areas of Public Law. Globalization and its role on the transformation of domestic public law order or its resistance against this fact, attempts and actions towards the redesign of the constitutional system, regional security issues, regional endeavors at democratization and the discussions brought by the concepts of law and order in relation to both individual rights and democratic regime present various problems to be discussed in the context of Public Law. Ph.D. Program in Public Law is aimed at providing for a Public Law formation oriented for academic creativity and innovation through a critical thinking approach.

Ph.D. in Public Law Program consists of seven courses of two mandatory and five electives. After the completion of doctoral coursework and succeeding in the doctoral qualifying examination, doctoral candidates write a doctoral dissertation on a subject chosen upon a consultation with academic supervisors. Doctoral program is completed by the successful public defense of the doctoral thesis. In case the doctoral candidate or the academic advisor finds necessary, the candidate may take courses from other doctoral programs within the University.

Ph.D. in Public Law courses will take place in Istanbul Bilgi University Dolapdere Campus weekdays at at 09:00-18:00