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.

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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.

Programme structure

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.

Career opportunities

Government and Non-governmental organizations at the national and international level, Private practice, especially with respect to public interest litigation and policy-making.

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