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PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS UNDERGRADUATE PROJECT GRANTS (TUBITAK 2209-A)


İpek Özkaya, Ayça Başçı, and M. Şeyda Zayim have all received TUBITAK 2209-A undergraduate project grants for their research on developmental psychology!

İpek\'s project is on The Effect of Social and Organizational Support on Mothers\' Self-Efficacy and Life Satisfaction (Project Number: 1919B011603410, Advisor: Hande Ilgaz).

Ayça Başçı and M. Şeyda Zayim\'s project is on The Effectiveness of Digital Apps in Promoting Spatial and Quantity Value Compari...Read More


BILKENT-PUBLIC SECTOR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM


Hundred and two senior students from ECON, IR, POLS joined by LAW, MF and MAN departments who successfully completed the 2017 Bilkent-Public Sector Certificate Program, were awarded their certificates on May 10. After the ceremony, there was a reception hosted by our Rector Prof. Abdullah Atalar.

The certificate program was organized by FEASS in cooperation with Bilkent Alumni at several public institutions, including the Ministry of the Economy, the Ministry for EU Affairs, the M...Read More


FEASS STUDENT TEAMS AWARDED by EXPERTS


On Monday 8 May, the student teams of GE443, GE445 and GE446 presented their transdisciplinary senior projects to panels of experts. Organized into a total of 29 teams, the students worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester.

The first panel, held for GE443 ‘Social Challenges in Turkey’ analyzed multiple social challenges by integrating different disciplinary perspectives. The project named ‘The legal status, consequences and politics of conscientious...Read More


2nd STUDENT COLLOQUIUM IN MODERN EUROPEAN HISTORY


Date: 3 May 2017
Time: 09.30-17.00
Venue: A-130 (IFSS-A Building)

PANEL 1 (h. 09.30-10.45)
Respondent: DAVID THORNTON

YUNUS DOĞAN, On the top of a rising nation: Isabelle I of Castile from the Reconquista to new world.

MUHAMMED CIHAD KUBAT, An Encounter of Two Worlds: Macartney Embassy in Qing Dynasty

EYLÜL ÇETINBAŞ, ‘Kitóko mpé Mabé’. Missiology of European Missionaries and Lack of 'Interreligious Dialog...Read More


MONUMENT AT BILKENT: UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY DYNAMICS OF TURKISH POLITICAL ECONOMY


GE 44X series, the flagship Transdiciplinary Senior Project courses at FEASS, hosted Prof. Korkut Boratav, a pioneer in political economy and economic history whose work has helped the world scholarly community as well as the interested public in general understand the Turkish political economy. The event was an intergenerational gathering, bringing together younger generations of economics, political science and international relations majors with a veteran of not only economics but also of all...Read More


IR Ph.D. OPEN DAY


Date & Time: Friday, 31 March 2017, 15.00-17.00

Place: Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences, Seminar Room A-130.

Bilkent University's Department of International Relations welcomes all candidates who aim to pursue a Ph.D. in International Relations to our "Ph.D. Open Day".

On this special event, the Director of Graduate Studies will make a presentation about the department's Ph.D. Program, followed by a reception where candidates w...Read More


POLS PhD WORKSHOP on HISTORICIZING CONCEPTS


Last week, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration hosted a one-day workshop for PhD students. Titled “Historicizing Concepts? On the Use and Function of Concepts in the Social Sciences,” the workshop brought together seven PhD candidates from the Department of International Relations and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration to discuss papers drawn from their research.

The idea for the workshop was devised by two guest scholars, F...Read More


TWO NEW VOLUMES EDITED BY PINAR BİLGİN


Two new books coedited by Prof. Pınar Bilgin of the Department of International Relations and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration represent the completion of five years of intensive collaborative research into the interlocking fields of international political sociology and postcolonial international relations.

The first of the two volumes is “The Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology,” coedited with Xavier Guillaume of Groeningen U...Read More


FACULTY MEMBERS EDIT NEW BOOK EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP of SPACE and MEMORY


Assoc. Prof. Tahire Erman from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and Dr. Serpil Özaloğlu from the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design are the editors of a new book published by Koç University Press. “Bir Varmış Bir Yokmuş: Bellek, Mekan ve Kimlik Üzerine Araştırmalar” (There Was and There Was Not: Studies on Collective Memory, Space and Identity) is a compilation of selected papers presented at a 2013 conference on “Memory and C...Read More


OKTAY ÖZEL’s NEW BOOK EXPLORES “THE COLLAPSE of RURAL ORDER in OTTOMAN ANATOLIA”


Asst. Prof. Oktay Özel of the Department of History has recently published a new book, “The Collapse of Rural Order in Ottoman Anatolia,” from Brill Publishing.

Exploring the significance of the rural violence and rebellions that took place at the turn of the seventeenth century in the Anatolian countryside, the book, in the words of the publisher’s notice, “provides the reader with a fresh and innovative perspective on the long scholarly debate over the question of ‘de...Read More


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROFESSOR RECEIVES EU JEAN MONNET GRANT on MIGRATION


Assoc. Prof. Dimitris Tsarouhas of the Department of International Relations (IR) will represent Bilkent University as part of a three-year project financed by the European Commission. Through 2019, Dr. Tsarouhas will be working with IR PhD candidate Nüve Yazgan in a consortium known as the Jean Monnet Migrant Crisis Network (MIGRATE), consisting of nine European universities and research centers, to study the effects of the current migration and refugee wave.

The project is bein...Read More


İİSBF KAMU YÖNETİMİ SERTİFİKA PROGRAMI


Mezuniyet sonrası kamu kurumlarında çalışmayı düşünen kamu kurumlarının işleyişi hakkında bilgiye gereksinim duyan kamu kurumlarının dünya ile ilişkilerini merak eden tüm 3. ve 4. sınıf öğrencilerimizi İİSBF KAMU YÖNETİMİ SERTİFİKA PROGRAMI’na davet ediyoruz.

SEMİNER iÇERİĞİ:
• Uzmanlardan Seminerler
• Bakanlık Ziyaretleri
• Kariyer Sohbetleri
• Türkiye-AB İlişkileri
• Ekonomi Diplomasisi ...Read More


HÜSEYİN BOYACI WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD


Hüseyin Boyacı has been awarded TUBITAK's most prestigious award: a 1001 research grant! The grant was awarded for his project entitled: "Cortical Correlates of the Contrast Perception Affected by Context-dependent Lightness".



REFET GÜRKAYNAK RECEIVES ERC GRANT


Prof. Refet Gürkaynak, chair of the Department of Economics, has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant.

ERC funding is regarded as the most prestigious research funding in Europe and aims to stimulate scientific excellence in Europe by supporting the very best researchers in any field of investigation. Excellence is the sole criterion for selection; there are neither thematic priorities nor geographic quotas for funding. ERC competitions are open to to...Read More


FEASS FACULTY MEMBER LAITH AL-SHAWAF WINS GERMAN FEDERAL MINISTRY of EDUCATION and RESEARCH (BMBF) GRANT!


Congratulations to Laith Al-Shawaf who won a German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) grant to study: “Health Awareness and Diseases of Affluence: A Multi-Regional Survey (Germany, Jordan, Oman, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, and the UAE)”, as well as: \"Educational Reforms: Inclusiveness, Interdisciplinarity and Progress\".


FEASS STUDENT TEAMS AWARDED by EXPERTS


On Monday 26 December, the student teams of GE440, GE443 and GE445 presented their transdisciplinary senior projects to panels of experts. Organized into a total of 28 teams, the students worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester.

The first panel, held for GE440 ‘Globalization’, involved the intermeshing of various aspects of peoples\' lives regardless of their geographic location. The project named ‘Home-based Production and Global Organizations’ ...Read More


BİLKENT TO PARTICIPATE in EU-FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT on KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE in the HUMANITIES


The Department of Political Science and Public Administration is participating in an EU Horizon 2020-funded research project run by a consortium of universities from 12 countries in the greater Balkan and Caucasus regions (Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine).

Titled “Knowledge Exchange and Academic Cultures in the Humanities: Europe and the Black Sea Region, Late 18th-21st Centuries,” the project is ...Read More


HISTORY DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM of BYZANTINE STUDIES


The First Student Colloquium of Byzantine Studies is a one-day conference for both graduate and undergraduate students at the Bilkent University. The Colloquium will take organized by the Department of History place on 23 December 2016 at A-130 from 10.00 to 17.15.

The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for students to collaborate and present the results of their research in public while at the same time benefitting from the academic feedback of established scholar...Read More


HISTORY DEPARTMENT WORKSHOP:PANEL EXPLORES ANATOLIA’S CROSS-CULTURAL PAST


On December 7, the Department of History hosted a seminar on historic cultural interaction in Anatolia, titled “Cross-Cultural Encounters in Anatolia Between the Byzantines, Persians and Ottomans.” Held in the UNAM Conference Hall, the event featured a panel of Turkish, Iranian and Italian scholars, who discussed cross-cultural interaction in Anatolia from the Roman and Byzantine periods to the Ottoman era.

Opening remarks were given by the deputy ambassador of Italy, Ludovico...Read More


NEW BOOK by METİN HEPER BRINGS TOGETHER LEADING SCHOLARS’ TAKES on TURKEY’S HISTORY, POLITICS and CULTURE


A new book compiled by Prof. Metin Heper of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and Prof. Sabri Sayarı of Sabancı University, titled “Dünden Bugüne Türkiye, Tarih, Politika Toplum ve Kültür” (Turkey From Yesterday to Today: History, Politics, Society and Culture) was recently published by İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Press.

Previously published in English under the title “The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey” (Routledge, London, UK; 201...Read More


AS MEDIATOR AND IPTI FELLOW, ESRA ÇUHADAR LOOKS TO FORWARD SUSTAINABLE PEACE


Assoc. Prof. Çerağ Esra Çuhadar of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, who serves as a regional mediator for the World Bank and a mediator on call for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), has recently become a senior fellow with the newly established Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative (IPTI) housed at the Graduate Institute for International Studies and Development in Geneva, Switzerland.

IPTI is dedicated to evidence...Read More


ERASMUS


Applications for Erasmus exchange are opening on NOVEMBER 14, 2016.


Students with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and currently in their minimum 3rd or maximum 5th registration semester are eligible to submit their applications online through our web based program at http://app.erasmus.bilkent.edu.tr/.


Then, they will print-out their application forms, sign it and submit the hard copy to FEASS Exchange Office (FEASS BUILDING 2nd FLOOR ROOM:A-213) along with...Read More


NEW BOOK by PINAR BİLGİN


Prof. Pınar Bilgin of the departments of International Relations and Political Science and Public Administration has released a new book on the topic of how students of world politics approach the study of international relations (IR) and security. The book, “The International in Security, Security in the International” (London: Routledge, 2016), was written while the author was on sabbatical at King’s College London in 2013-14.

The book analyzes how scholarship on, and con...Read More


TÜBA-GEBIP AWARD


Our faculty member Asst. Prof. Gül Günaydin is among the scientists who have received this year’s Outstanding Young Scientist Awards from the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA).

TÜBA introduced the Program to Award Young Scientists (GEBIP) in 2001 to recognize and support young outstanding researchers working in the natural and social sciences, engineering and medicine.

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ÇOCUKLAR ve DİJİTAL MEDYA SEMİNERİ


Bilkent Üniversitesi Gelişim Psikolojisi Araştırmaları Merkezi olarak hem ebeveynlerin özellikle merak ettikleri dijital medya ve çocuk gelişimi konusunda bilgi paylaşımında bulunmak, hem de sizlere araştırmalarımızdan edindiğimiz bilgileri aktarmak isteriz.
Bu amaçla sizleri 5 Kasım Cumartesi günü saat 10:00’da yapacağımız etkinliğe davet ediyoruz.

Etkinlik Programı aşağıda sunulmuştur:
10:00-10:30: Tanışma ve İkram
10:30-10:...Read More


TÜBİTAK AWARD


Prof. Heper is the recipient of this year’s TÜBİTAK Science Award in the field of social sciences.

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TÜBİTAK


NEW BOOK by ERSEL AYDINLI


Prof. Ersel Aydınlı of the Department of International Relations has published a new book, “Violent Non-State Actors: From Anarchists to Jihadists,” as part of the Routledge series “Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics.”

The publisher’s notice provides this description of Prof. Aydınlı’s book: “Given the importance of violent non-state actors (VNSA) and their evolving role in global politics, dynamic frameworks of analysis are needed both t...Read More


THE U.S. ELECTION – WHAT TO WATCH FOR ON NOVEMBER 8TH.


Joe Wierichs
19.October.2016
15:30-17:00
FEASS- C amphi

BIO:
Joe Wierichs is the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. In his 17-year career as a Foreign Service Officer he has served in the Department of State’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs as well as on overseas assignments in Shanghai, Chennai, Brussels and Baghdad. Joe holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from George Washington University, and a Ba...Read More


NEW BOOK by ALİ BİLGİÇ


Asst. Prof. Ali Bilgiç of the Department of International Relations has published his second book, “Turkey, Power, and the West: Gendered International Relations and Foreign Policy.”

The publisher, I.B. Tauris, offers this description of the book: “From the Ottoman Empire to the present day, the book constructs an image of Turkish foreign policy as reflecting a gendered insecurity—one of a ‘non-Western’ Turkish masculinity subordinated to a ‘Western’ hegemonic mas...Read More


BILKENT SHINES AT THE 19th NATIONAL TURKISH PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE


Congratulations to all of our graduate students, undergraduates, and alumni who presented at the 19th National Turkish Psychology Conference (19. Ulusal Psikoloji Kongresi). Special congratulations go to Bahar Bozbıyık for giving an exhilarating oral presentation alongside our esteemed colleagues at Koç, ODTÜ, Istanbul University and Ege University.
A detailed list of Bilkent presentations can be found below.
Oral Presentations
• Annelerin Dil Kullanım Özelliklerini...Read More


FEASS TRANSDISCIPLINARY SENIOR PROJECT COURSES


Poster Presentations
On April 25, senior students from Economics, International Relations, Political Science and Public Administration present the results of their research projects conducted as part of GE4XX Transdisciplinary Senior Project Courses. Student teams have been working on exciting projects about social challenges in Turkey, mobility and development, and critical perspectives on development during the Spring semester.
The teams received feedback from faculty members a...Read More


9. TASAM STRATEJİK VİZYON ÖDÜLLERİ AÇIKLANDI


Stratejik Vizyon Sahibi Bilim İnsanı Ödülü
Prof. Dr. Alp Erinç YELDAN, Bilkent Üniversitesi, İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi Dekanı


NEW BOOK by SÜBİDEY TOGAN


A new book by Prof. Sübidey Togan of the Department of Economics, “The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey,” has recently been published by Oxford University Press.

The book offers a discussion of the relation between transport costs and volume of trade. In this context, Prof. Togan examines the world trading system by looking at the economic history of trade costs and trade; considers international, regional and country-specific rules and regulatio...Read More


HIST COLLOQUIM


1st Students Colloquium:

27.April.2016
C Blok Amphi 10:00-16:00


REMEMBERING KUTÜ’L-AMARE


On Friday, April 15, Bilkent University hosted a panel discussion to mark the centenary of one of the most important events to take place in the Middle East during World War I: the Ottoman victory over the British at the Siege of Kut’ül Amare (known in English as Kut-al-Amara).

Titled “Remembering Kut’ül Amare: 100 Years Later,” the panel was held in the UNAM Conference Hall and featured speakers who are experts on World War I and military history: Sir Hew Strachan of th...Read More


THYSSEN LECTURES VI


Prof. Dr. Jörn Leonhard
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Bilkent University
Main Campus, UNAM Building,
Conference Hall, Ground Floor
Monday, April 11, 2016, 4.40 pm


ERASMUS


EUROPE IS WAITING FOR YOU…
WHO CAN APPLY?
STUDENTS WITH A MINIMUM CGPA OF 2.50 AND CURRENTLY IN THEIR 3RD OR MAXIMUM 6TH SEMESTER
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING;
CURRENT CV
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM- AVAILABLE AT
http://app.erasmus.bilkent.edu.tr/
WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATIONS?
FEASS OFFICE OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND EVE...Read More


İKTİSADİ, İDARİ VE SOSYAL BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ LİSE YAZ OKULU 2015


İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi'nin düzenlediği 2015 Lise Yaz Okulu'muzu tamamlamış bulunuyoruz. Fakültemizi ziyarete gelen tüm öğrencilere çok teşekkür ederiz. Türkiye'nin farklı şehirlerinden Üniversitemizi ziyarete gelen lise öğrencileri üç gün boyunca öğrenerek ve eğlenerek keyifli bir zaman geçirdiler. Bölümleri tanıdılar ve fakültemizin İktisat, Psikoloji, Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi, Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümleri öğretim görevl...Read More


FEASS SENIORS AT THE LIBRARY'S 'STUDENT SEMINAR SERIES'


Bilkent University Library’s new initiative ‘Student Seminar Series’ continued with the presentation of FEASS senior students Cansu Kahraman (IR) and Nurten Çevik (IR). Kahraman and Çevik presented their first prize winner research project on the African agenda of the BRICS as part of GE445 Transdisciplinary Senior Project on Power and Development. Their engaging presentation included various topics from development and neoliberal agenda as well as the development projects carried out by...Read More


RELATIONS BETWEEN CUBA AND USA


Alberto Gonzalez Casals- Ambassador of CUBA

Date: 05.05.2015 Tuesday
Time: 12:30 -14:30
Place: A-130


ISA 2015 PROGRAM CHAIRED BY PINAR BİLGİN


This year’s International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from 18 to 21 February. The ISA is the premium academic association in our Field.

Assoc. Prof. Pınar Bilgin, former IR Chair and Associate Dean of our Faculty, was the Program Chair for ISA 2015. We warmly congratulate her for making ISA 2015 a towering success. In the words of outgoing ISA President Amitav Acharya, “ISA 2015 in New Orleans was the largest ISA gathering ev...Read More


APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS EXCHANGE ARE NOW OPEN!


Please find below a link to the web-based program for the application form:

http://app.erasmus.bilkent.edu.tr/

Please fill in the relevant parts, print out the form, sign it and submit it to FEASS External Relations and Events Coordinator Office (A-213) together with your CV and statement of purpose by February 18, 2015.

For further information, you may want to attend the info sessions which will be h...Read More


DR. ONUR İŞÇİ RECEIVES TUBITAK GRANT


Dr. Onur İşçi has been granted the TUBITAK Reintegration Scholarship (BIDEB 2232) – a two year research grant that supports Turkish academics returning home from overseas doctoral training.

İşçi holds a Ph.D. from Georgetown University and recently joined Bilkent’s IR faculty in September 2014. He is a diplomatic historian, whose teaching and research interests include the convergence of 19th century empires and the history of 20th century international relations.
...Read More


FEASS STUDENT TEAMS AWARDED BY THE PANELS OF EXPERTS


On Saturday 20 December, the student teams of GE443, GE444, and GE445 presented their transdisciplinary senior projects to panels of experts. Organized into a total of 36 teams, the students of all three courses worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester. Students of GE443 ‘Social Challenges in Turkey’ analyzed multiple social challenges by integrating different disciplinary perspectives, and presented their projects to an expert panel consisting of Mustafa Egeli (Have...Read More


‘KAMU SOHBETLERİ’ CONTINUED WITH MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS


The second session of ‘Kamu Sohbetleri’, organized by the Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences, was held on November 27, 2014 with the participation of two FEASS graduates currently working in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Cenk Uraz (IR/ 96) and Aykut Ünal (IR/ 05) were the distinguished speakers for the second session of the series.

The talk began with the guests explaining career options in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Following the presentation ...Read More


AYGÜN DALKIRAN RECEIVES RESEARCH AWARD


On November 14, Asst. Prof. Aygün Dalkıran of the Department of Economics received the 2014 Hakan Orbay Research Award at a ceremony held at Sabanci University.
The Sabancı University School of Management established the award in memory of Hakan Orbay, who joined the school during its early years and worked there as a faculty member until his untimely death in 2011. Planned to be given annually in order to encourage original work by young researchers in finance and microeconomics, the...Read More


FEASS ‘KAMU SOHBETLERİ’


The first session of ‘Kamu Sohbetleri’, organized by the Faculty of Economics, Administrative, and Social Sciences, was held on October 24, 2014 with the participation of four FEASS graduates currently working in the public sector. Adem Yazıcı (POLS/ ’00, Ministry of Customs and Trade), Uğur Kaydan (ECON/ ’07, Information and Communication Technologies Authority), Çağatay Telli (ECON/ ’00, Ministry of Development), and Hüsnü Ada (IR/’01, Ministry of Economy) were the distingui...Read More


FEASS LEARNING HUB LAUNCHED


FEASS would like to announce the launch of the Learning Hub for the 2014 Fall semester.

At FEASS, we believe that the dissemination of knowledge among students is an effective approach within the teaching-learning process. This teaching practice enables 4th year students to transfer their knowledge and experience to 1st year students. For this purpose FEASS is launching ‘the Learning Hub’ to be run from 30 October 2014 to 30 December 2014 for courses given during the fall se...Read More


BİLKENT IR AND POLS DEPARTMENTS RANKED 103rd in the WORLD by the 2014 QS RANKING


The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking of world universities provides yet another confirmation of the stellar work undertaken in our Faculty. In the subject category “Politics and International Studies” Bilkent International Relations and Political Science and Public Administration departments rank 103rd in the world, surpassing many prominent Departments of IR/Politics across the globe.

The QS World Rankings evaluate over 3,000 universities based on academic reputation,...Read More


ALL NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS: WELCOME BACK TO FEASS


Whether you're a new or returning student we welcome you back to the A-Building and to the FEASS family! We wish you a happy and successful 2014-2015 academic year. As you are getting ready for the new academic year, you can find some of the important dates on the academic calender
If you are a first year student, make sure to join the GE 100 Orientation that takes place on 4-5-6 September Read More


DR. KATJA DÖRSCHNER-BOYACI WON SOFJA KOVALEVSKAJA AWARD 2014 FROM THE GERMAN HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION


As FEASS family, we would like to congratulate Assistant Professor Dr. Katja Dörschner-Boyaci (PSYC) who won the prestigious 2014 Sofja Kovalevskaja Award from the Humbdolt Foundation in Germany. The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award allows top junior researchers from around the world to spend five years building up a working group and working on a high-profile, innovative research project of their own choice at a research institution of their choice in Germany. As part of the award, Dr.Dörschner-Boyac...Read More


İİSBF BİLKENT ÜNİVERSİTESİ MESLEK SEMİNERLERİ


Değerli üniversite adaylarımız ve velilerimiz, geleceğinize karar vermeye çalıştığınız bu günlerde sizleri uzman öğretim üyelerimizin meslekler ve iş alanları hakkında verecekleri seminerlerde görmekten mutluluk duyarız. Seminerlerden sonra hocalarımızla konuşma ve soru sorma fırsatınız olacaktır.

5 - 8 - 10 - 12 Temmuz (Cumartesi - Salı - Perşembe - Cumartesi)
Yer: Bilkent Üniversitesi Kampüsü, Elektrik ve Elektronik Mühendisliği Binası ...Read More


İKTİSADİ, İDARİ VE SOSYAL BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ LİSE YAZ OKULU 2014


İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi Lise Yaz Okulu'na gelen lise öğrencileri Bilkent Üniversitesi’nde üç gün boyunca eğlenerek öğrendiler. Türkiye’nin farklı şehirlerinden gelen lise öğrencileri Fakültemizin bölümlerini tanıdılar, öğretim üyeleri, ve onlara rehberlik eden lisans ve yüksek lisans/doktora öğrencileri ile tanıştılar.
İktisat, Psikoloji, Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi, Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümleri tarafından verilen ö...Read More


ECONOMICS PHD STUDENT TO BE POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY


Bilkent Economics PhD graduate Dr. Yıldız Akkaya, who defended her dissertation in May, is the first PhD degree holder from a Turkish university to go on the formal international job market in economics and be placed outside the country. Akkaya accepted the offer from the Economics Department of Cambridge University to be a post-doctoral research associate. Top-tier Turkish universities usually hire faculty members via the job market process but Bilkent now has the distinction to be the first...Read More


LİSE ÖĞRENCİLERİNE YAZ OKULU 11-12-13 HAZİRAN 2014


Biraz üniversite havası solumaya ne dersiniz?

Sizi Bilkent kampüsünde keyifli bir 3 gün bekliyor. Öncelikle İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi'ni tanıyacaksınız. Fakültenin bölümleriyle ilgili bilgi edinecek, öğretim üyeleriyle tanışacak, belki de gelecekteki mesleğinizi seçeceksiniz. Tüm bu süre boyunca hem örnek derslere hem de bir çok eğlenceli etkinliğe katılacaksınız.

Başvuru formuna facebook sayfamızdan ulaşabiliris...Read More


IR CONFERENCE WELCOMED GRADUATES FROM TURKEY AS WELL AS ABROAD


Believing in the importance of intellectual exchange among graduate students, Department of International Relations organized Graduate Conference 2014 under the general theme of ‘International Relations in the Age of Uncertainty: Theory and Practice’ on 30 May 2014. On this day-long event, panelists reflecting diverse sub-fields of the discipline presented their projects and welcomed feedback.
The program was divided into five panels: ‘Rethinking Security’, ‘Rethinking Internat...Read More


FEASS DOCTORAL WORKSHOP SERIES 2013-14 CONCLUDED WITH THE ‘THE THESIS ENDGAME’


The last workshop in the scope of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series was held on May 29. The workshop was entitled as “The thesis endgame: Preparing for and handling the PhD defense” and conducted by Prof. Alev Çınar (POLS) and Dr. Athina Gkouti (IR). In her presentation, Prof. Çınar covered a variety of issues related with the thesis defense.
She underlined the importance of consistency and clarity of the argument of the thesis, connections that need to be made between the argum...Read More


PSYCHOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE


Congratulations to all of our senior psychology students for a successful
senior thesis research day. There were 4 oral presentations in the
morning followed by 40 posters in the afternoon.
Two of the student's
projects were funded by Tubitak BIDEB grants and a third received an award
from the Turkish Psychological Association. There was great turn out for
the event from students, faculty members, members of the Dean's office,
and the Rector who ...Read More


GE PANELS AND AWARDS FOR FEASS SENIOR STUDENTS


On May 10, student teams in FEASS transdisciplinary courses GE440 (Globalization) and GE441 (the European Union) presented their projects to panels of experts. Organized into 17 teams in total, students in both courses worked on their projects intensively throughout the semester, integrating different disciplinary perspectives.

In GE440, students explored various dimensions of globalization. At the conclusion of the semester, they presented the results of their work to a panel com...Read More


ASST. PROF. BERRAK BURÇAK (POLS) RECEIVED 2014 BILKENT DISTINGUISHED TEACHER AWARD


As FEASS family, we would like to extend our congratulations to our team member Asst. Prof. Berrak Burçak from the Political Science and Public Administration department for receiving the 2014 Bilkent distinguished teacher award, a university-wide recognition of Dr. Burçak\'s teaching excellence and innovation.
Each year, Bilkent University Distinguished Teacher award is administered by the Bilkent Teaching Award Committee (BilTAC) which consists of four full-time faculty members, one s...Read More


PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT MELİSA AŞKIM PAKER WON A PRIZE


Psychology Senior Thesis student Melisa Aşkım Paker won a prize for her thesis work entitled "The Relationship Between Cognitive Aging, Decision Making Strategies and Consistency" It was awarded to her in the Young Psychologists and Psychology Students Research Award Competition from the Turkish Psychological Association.


PSYCHOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE


Ever wonder about the cultural and social influences on your behavior or
why people develop in such a diversity of ways. Interested in how
neuroimaging technologies are used to understand perception and action. If
you answered yes to any of the above, then please join us for our annual
Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference on Friday, May 16th.

The day will begin at 10:00 with select oral presentations. After lunch
there will be poster sess...Read More


OPEN HOUSE EVENT


Department of Psychology graduate program information session on 16/5/2014 at 5pm in room A130.
Join us to discuss the admission criteria, program requirements and research areas in the new psychology graduate program.

For more information http://www.psy.bilkent.edu.tr/


FEASS DOCTORAL WORKSHOP ON ACADEMIC PUBLISHING


On April 10, Dr. Ali Bilgiç (IR) and Dr. Zeki Sarıgil (POLS) gave a talk entitled “Publishing your thesis as journal articles or a book” as a part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series. Dr. Sarıgil started the talk and he concentrated on publishing in journals.
In his presentation, Dr. Sarıgil focused on the question of “Why publish?” He continued with the steps of publishing, which include sharing articles for receiving feedback, choosing the right journal, time and style of...Read More


HIST CHAIR SPEAKS AT BOOKWORM BOOK FESTIVAL IN CHINA


Department of History chair Mehmet Kalpaklı recently took part in the famous Bookworm Literary Festival. The internationally renowned event, which was held in Beijing this year, brings together a diverse array of literary figures from around the world.
Dr. Kalpaklı, who specializes in Ottoman literature and cultural history and teaches in both the Department of History and the Department of Turkish Literature, was the only representative from Turkey to participate in this year’s fest...Read More


FRENCH AMBASSADOR VISITS BİLKENT


France’s ambassador to Turkey, Laurent Bili, was on campus March 25 to speak on the history of Turco-French relations. Invited by the Department of History, Ambassador Bili’s insights into this subject were based not only on his professional position, but also the training he had received in history at the Sorbonne.
Following a brief presentation, the ambassador responded to a variety of questions, ranging from how the French perception of Turkey has evolved in the last decades, to in...Read More


BILKENT FEASS IR AND POLS DEPARTMENTS RANKED AMONG TOP 101-150 DEPARTMENTS IN THE WORLD


Bilkent FEASS’ International Relations and Political Science and Public Administration departments are jointly ranked among 101-150th in the world by the “QS World University Rankings by Subject.” With this ranking, Bilkent IR and POLS faculty members have been once again globally acknowledged for their research and teaching excellence. We would like to congratulate our faculty members, administrative staff, and students for their continued success.
For the third edition of the QS...Read More


FEASS FACULTY RECEIVED PRESTIGIOUS EXTERNAL GRANTS


FEASS faculty members Asst. Prof. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, and Asst. Prof Selver Sahin of Department of International Relations received prestigious external grants from Bilim Akademisi Dernegi and TUBITAK respectively.

Dr. Grigoriadis received the 2014 Distinguished Young Scientist (BAGEP) award. These awards are given by the Science Academy Association (Bilim Akademisi Derneği) to recognize and support outstanding ...Read More


INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DEPARTMENT PH.D. OPEN DAY ON MARCH 8


The Department of International Relations at Bilkent University, invites Ph.D. applications for its doctoral programme. The deadline for application is April 10, 2014. We welcome all candidates who aim to pursue a Ph.D. in International Relations at our "Ph.D. Open Day". On this special event, you will have the opportunity to visit the Bilkent campus, meet Bilkent IR faculty members and explore the opportunities that Bilkent offers to graduate students.

The Open Day will take plac...Read More


FEASS DOCTORAL WORKSHOPS CONTINUED IN FEBRUARY


On February 27, Dr. Ken Weisbrode (HIST) and Dr. Selver Şahin (IR) were at the FEASS Doctoral Workshop on “Top Tips to Manage Your Supervisor”. Dr. Weisbrode underlined the importance of supervisor not only for the success of the thesis; but also for references that the supervisor can provide for the student’s post-PhD career. He also underscored empathy between the student and the supervisor during the process of writing. By sharing her own experiences, Dr. Şahin covered a variety of is...Read More


APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS EXCHANGE ARE NOW OPEN!


Please find below a link to the web-based program for the application form.

Click here

Please fill in the relevant parts, print out the form, sign it and submit it to FEASS Exchange Office together with your CV and statement of purpose by February 28, 2014.

For further information, you may want to attend the info sessions which will be held at A-130.

17 Feb12:40-13:30 IR
18 Feb...Read More


FEASS FACULTY MEMBERS AND AND STUDENTS WIN FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR AWARDS


The Turkish Fulbright Commission, an organization sponsored jointly by the United States and Turkish governments, has been distributing its highly prestigious scholarships for the past 65 years. With an annual budget of more than $5 million, the Commission provides guidance to Turkish citizens interested in studying or doing research in the United States as well as funding for Turkish and American students, scholars, researchers and professionals through educational and cultural exchange program...Read More


FEASS DOCTORAL WORKSHOPS CONTINUE IN SPRING


As part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series launched in Fall 2013, Dr. Dimitris Tsarouhas (IR) and Emin Karagözoğlu (ECON) gave a talk entitled “Getting the Most out of Conferences and Workshops” on February 6th. Dr. Tsarouhas provided the audience with essential information about different stages of the conference participation including the preparation stage, tips for successful presentations, and social networking. Dr. Karagözoğlu underlined the importance of attending conferences i...Read More


FEASS HOSTED BILKENT MODEL UN CONFERENCE


Between 20-23 January 2014, Bilkent University hosted “the Model United Nations of Bilkent University” (MUNBU) conference. This event was organized by Bilkent MUN Society. The conference featured a simulation of United Nations, and students from various departments of Bilkent University have decided on topics about contemporary world politics and prepared study guides for committees. 245 participants – including high school students – from all over the world and Turkey’s prestigious un...Read More


ECON EXCHANGE STUDENT WINS AWARD IN CHINA


Resul Tuğşad Yılmaz (ECON/III) has received a “Learning Excellence Award” from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE), where he is currently studying as an exchange student.

The award recognized Resul’s outstanding performance in a 15-week Chinese language course taken by exchange students. At the end of every semester, the top three international students are presented with the award on the basis of their exam results and their participation in class activit...Read More


TEAMS OF GE440 AND GE443 AWARDED BY THE PANELS OF EXPERTS


On 28 December, GE440 and GE443 teams presented their projects to the panels of experts. Organized into twenty teams in total, both courses’ students worked on their team projects intensively throughout the semester. In GE440, students discovered different dimensions of globalization in a transdisciplinary manner. Finally, on the panel day, teams of GE440 were in a fruitful academic competition in order to impress the panel of experts involving Bahar Çelikkol Erbaş (TOBB-ETÜ), Ceren Ergenç...Read More


LAST FEASS DOCTORAL WORKSHOP OF 2013, MORE TO COME IN 2014


On December 19, Dr. Nil Şatana (IR) gave a talk on quantitative research techniques in social sciences as a part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series. Dr. Şatana’s presentation covered the importance of statistics both in our daily lives and in our academic studies. During her presentation, Dr. Şatana touched upon different research methods using statistics, and explained different types of statistics. Dr. Şatana also explained the objective of quantitative methods and the steps that the ...Read More


FEASS EXCHANGE / INTERNATIONAL GET-TOGETHER 2013


The Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences (FEASS) welcomed its exchange/international students and faculty at a get-together on November 14. The dean and associate deans of FEASS, along with the department chairs, exchange coordinators and faculty members, were present to meet with the incoming/outgoing exchange and international students.
FEASS hosts a significant portion of the exchange students Bilkent receives every year. For the 2013 fall semester, the faculty has ...Read More


READY for INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE?*


The International Exchange Program provides Bilkent students the opportunity to study abroad.
Applications for international exchange for 2014-15 is now open.

Who can apply:
Students currently in their third or fourth registration semester, Minimum CGPA of 3,00, A TOEFL Score

Applicants must submit the following:
Application form, CV, Statement of purpose, TOEFL score sheet

Apply to: The Office of International Exchange ProgramsRead More


BILKENT UNIVERSITY TRADEMASTER ECONOMICS PLATFORM OPENED


On November 4, the Trademaster Economics Platform opened at Bilkent University. The Trademaster Economics Platform is a financial trading platform that aims to create a platform that brings together the educational goals of Bilkent University through synergies between research, teaching through real-world applications and collaborations with the private and public sector. The platform that is administered by the Department of Economics in collaboration with Is Yatırım will be open to all Bilke...Read More


HIGH PROFILE GUEST LECTURERS FROM UNDP, EU AND IMF IN FEASS GE440 AND GE443 TRANSDISCIPLINARY SENIOR PROJECT COURSES


FEASS GE440 and GE443 Transdisciplinary Senior Project courses hosted three distinguished guest lecturers: Dr. Katalin Zaim (October 25) from UNDP, Mr. Michale Villani, Head of the Trade, Economy and Agriculture section in the EU Delegation to Turkey Executive (October 30) and Mark Lewis, IMF’s Resident Representative in Turkey (November 1) shared their mind-opening arguments concerning globalization and challenges Turkey is facing in the globalizing world.
The first lecture by Dr. Zai...Read More


FEASS TO LAUNCH DOCTORAL WORKSHOPS


Dr. Nedim Karakayalı (POLS) and Dr. Clemens Hoffmann (IR) gave a talk at FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series on ‘Why do a Phd?’ on October 31. The speakers reflected upon the reasons of why people decide to do PhD and shared their own experiences with FEASS doctoral students about the challenges of PhD process. These challenges varied, Dr. Karakayalı and Dr. Hoffmann underlined, from finding a good topic, understanding literature, to time-management and financial problems. During the Question a...Read More


FESTSCHRIFT HONORS ÖZER ERGENÇ


Festschrift (a celebratory collection of articles) has been published in honor of Prof. Özer Ergenç of the Department of History, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the study of Ottoman history, especially Ottoman urban history. Entitled “Essays in Honor of Özer Ergenç,” the Festschrift was prepared for publication under the editorship of Dr. Ümit Ekin of Sakarya University. The volume was presented to Prof. Ergenç on October 9 with a ceremony and reception at the Rect...Read More


NOBEL LAUREATE PETER DIAMOND SPEAKS AT BILKENT


Last week Department of Economics hosted Prof. Peter Diamond, professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics. Prof. Diamond delivered a lecture at the Department of Economics Seminar Series, entitled “Interpreting the Beveridge Curve”. The lecture focused on the patterns of recovery in the U.S. labor markets, with the aim of identifying the stylized facts regarding the effects of the most recent economic crisis. The Beve...Read More


FEASS TO OFFER NEW TRANSDISCIPLINARY PROJECT COURSES


Following the success and popularity of the transdisciplinary senior project courses offered by the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Science (FEASS), two courses will be offered in the 2013 Fall semester with the overarching themes of “GE440 Globalization” and “GE443 Social Challenges in Turkey. These courses aim at introducing students to these two important issues, and providing them with an interdisciplinary understanding of them.
Together with an appreciation of d...Read More


ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER BÖLÜMÜ SİZİ SİMÜLASYONA BEKLİYOR!


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• Tarih: 13 Temmuz 2013 Cumartesi
• Saat: 16:30-17:30
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2013 BILKENT ANNUAL SUMMER WORKSHOP IN ECONOMICS


Econometric Theory and Applications
Bilkent University Department of Economics holds an annual summer workshop since 2011. The 2013 workshop theme was "Econometric Theory and Applications" and took place on July 1-2, 2013. Participants of the workshop hosted by the Department of Economics at Bilkent University had the privilege of listening to and discussing with many prominent researchers in the field of econometric theory and its application. The three plenary speakers, Elie Tamer (Nort...Read More


FACULTY MEMBER RECEIVES SABANCI INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD


Dr. İoannis Grigoriadis (POLS) received the Sakıp Sabancı International Research Award. Dr. Grigoriadis' article explore in a comparative perspective the rising tide of majoritarianism in Greek and Turkish democratic transition. This study argues that, while majoritarianism is not intrinsically linked with a presidential or a parliamentary regime, it is likely to corrode checks and balances in either of the two. It may even contribute to a confrontational and inefficient democratic regime in ...Read More


İKTİSADİ, İDARİ VE SOSYAL BİLİMLER FAKÜLTESİ LİSE YAZ OKULU 2013


İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi Lise Yaz Okulu'na gelen lise öğrencileri Bilkent Üniversitesi’nde üç gün boyunca eğlenerek öğrendiler. Türkiye’nin farklı şehirlerinden gelen lise öğrencileri Fakültemizin bölümlerini tanıdılar, öğretim üyeleri, ve onlara rehberlik eden lisans ve yüksek lisans/doktora öğrencileri ile tanıştılar. İktisat, Psikoloji, Siyaset Bilimi ve Kamu Yönetimi, Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümleri tarafından verilen örnek der...Read More


PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS WIN SUPPORT FROM TUBITAK FOR THEIR RESEARCH PROJECTS


Three Psychology students have won support from TUBITAK for their research projects. This support is meant to help fund research for undergraduate students who are performing research projects under the supervision of a faculty member.

Tübitak Öğrenci Araştırma Projeleri Destek

The students are awarded between 1...Read More


FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVED TÜBA–GEBIP AWARDS


Assistant Professor Doctor Katja Doerschner (PSYC) and Assistant Professor Doctor Aida Just (POLS) have received the TÜBA/GEBIP Award (Turkish Academy of Sciences Young Scientists Award) The objective of TÜBA-GEBIP is to foster young,outstanding scientists who are at the stage of establishing their own research programmes in Turkey, and this prestigious award is given to scientists who are under the age of 37.

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PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT’S ANNUAL SENIOR STUDENT RESEARCH DAY



On Friday, the 10th of May Bilkent University’s Psychology Department had their 4th annual senior research project presentation and poster session. Ten projects were presented by students in an oral presentation session and thirty were presented as posters in an afternoon session. These projects are a culmination of an academic year long process which serves as a capstone course bringing together both the students’ research skills and interests in a particular aspect of Psychology....Read More


LİSE ÖĞRENCİLERİNE YAZ OKULU 12-13-14 HAZİRAN 2013


Biraz üniversite havası solumaya ne dersiniz?

Sizi Bilkent kampüsünde keyifli bir 3 gün bekliyor. Öncelikle İktisadi, İdari ve Sosyal Bilimler Fakültesi'ni tanıyacaksınız. Fakültenin bölümleriyle ilgili bilgi edinecek, öğretim üyeleriyle tanışacak, belki de gelecekteki mesleğinizi seçeceksiniz. Tüm bu süre boyunca hem örnek derslere hem de bir çok eğlenceli etkinliğe katılacaksınız.

Başvuru formuna facebook sayfamızdan ulaşabiliris...Read More


SUMMER TRAINING


APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR SUMMER 2016--NEW DEADLINE 2 MAY 2016, OR AT LEAST 15 DAYS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF YOUR SUMMER TRAINING (WHICHEVER DATE IS EARLIER).

Dear Students,
from 2012-13 academic year onwards, all undergraduate students who have started their Department (not Prep School) in Fall 2011 or afterwards will have Summer Training as a must course introduced into their curriculum.
If you have started your Department in Fall 2011 or afterwards and are ...Read More


IR PROFESSOR'S NEW PUBLICATION ON SECURITY IN THE AGE OF MIGRATION


A new book by Dr. Ali Bilgiç, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Relations, has been published by Routledge. The work is entitled "Rethinking Security in the Age of Migration: Trust and Emancipation in Europe."
Dr. Bilgiç's book studies, in the words of the publisher,"ideas and practices which can contribute to replacing the political structures of insecurity with emancipatory structures, where individuals (both irregular migrants and members of the receiving communi...Read More


ECON STUDENTS COMPETE IN FOREX SIMULATION


The "Bilkent Econ Forex Competition," organized for Department of Economics students by Integral Menkul Değerler A.Ş., took place March 4-15.
In the months prior to the competition, students had completed two full days of training sessions, allowing them to extend their technical knowledge regarding foreign exchange markets and trading in those markets. The information students acquired during the training sessions, complemented by the skills they had acquired in their coursework, allow...Read More


FACULTY MEMBERS RECEIVED BAGEB AWARD


Assistant Professor Çerağ Esra Çuhadar (POLS), Assistant Professor Zeki Sarıgil (POLS) received the 2013 BAGEB Award (Science Academy Young Scientist Program). BAGEB is awarded to scientists, who are under the age of 40 and who have proved to have the necessary qualifications to provide outstanding contributions to science in the future at an international level.

Please click here for more information


IR 4118 STUDENTS REFLECT ON THEIR ICT COURSE


This semester, IR 4118 course -‘Turkey and United States: Common Concerns and New ICT Instruments’- had started by the collaboration of Bilkent University with Montclair State University and U.S. Department of State Office of e-Diplomacy.

Throughout the course students are tasked to prepare projects and presentations on contemporary concerns and issues that influence both Turkish and American foreign policy agendas in 21st century, with the guidance of their lecturers, Dr. Nid...Read More


DEAN ÖNKAL POINTS THE WAY TO FUTURE MANAGEMENT


On Wednesday last week, Prof. Dilek Önkal, dean of the Faculty of Administrative, Economics and Social Sciences and professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, delivered the first of this semester's Library Lunchtime Lectures, entitled "Future Management."

Speaking to a packed audience of Bilkent students and instructors, Prof. Önkal described the nature of "futures research" and how businesses and other institutions translate this research into decision making. Prof. ...Read More


BILKENT CONFERS HONORARY DOCTORATE ON PASCAL LAMY, WTO DIRECTOR-GENERAL


Bilkent University conferred an honorary doctoral degree in the field of social sciences on Pascal Lamy, the director-general of the World Trade Organization, at a ceremony held on Friday, March 15 at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium.

As a preface to his talk, entitled "The WTO in Global Governance -- Solid? Liquid? Gaseous?," Mr. Lamy expressed his sentiments upon the occasion of receiving an honorary degree from Bilkent.

"Being with you in 'bilim kenti,' the city of learn...Read More


FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR AND U.S. SPECIAL ENVOY TO AFGHANISTAN AND PAKISTAN MARC GROSSMAN ADDRESSES IR STUDENTS


Former U.S. ambassador to Turkey Marc Grossman gave a guest lecture last Tuesday as part of the ongoing IR4118 course: ‘Turkey and the United States: Common Concerns and New ICT Instruments’, which started this semester at the Department of International Relations. The special course developed with Montclair State University (USA), and the U.S. Department of State Office of eDiplomacy, brings together students from both universities in a classroom-to-classroom online experience that includes...Read More


THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS LAUNCHES ITS “VIRTUAL” IR4118 COURSE WITH MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (USA)


Students from Bilkent University met on Friday (12 February 2013) with their American counterparts using video conferencing to discuss the challenges in the global context of network societies. The online session is the first in a semester-long course taught jointly by a professor in each university, focusing on common challenges Turkey and the United States face in the 21st century. The course, IR 4118 - Turkey and the United States: Common Concerns and New ICT Instruments, is the outcome of a ...Read More


EXPERT PANEL HEARS GE441 STUDENTS’ PRESENTATIONS ON EU-RELATED TOPICS


Last month, GE 441: \"Transdisciplinary Senior Project on the European Union\" students presented their work to a panel of experts that included Tolga Bölükbaşı (Bilkent University), Emin Çapa (CNN-Türk), Yusuf Işık (economist), Fatih Özatay (Radikal, TOBB-ETU/TEPAV), Elisabeth Özdalga (Bilkent University) and Başak Yavcan (TOBB-ETU).
Organized into nine groups, the students had worked intensively during the 2012 fall semester on their individual topics related to the European...Read More


APPLICATIONS FOR ERASMUS EXCHANGE ARE NOW OPEN!


Please find below a link to the web-based program for the application form.

Click here

Please fill in the relevant parts, print out the form, sign it and submit it to FEASS Exchange Office together with your CV and statement of purpose by February 25, 2013.

For further information, you may want to attend the info sessions which will be held at A-130.

12 Feb12:40-13:30 IR
13 F...Read More


FEASS TO OFFER A NEW TRANSDISCIPLINARY PROJECT COURSE ON “NEGOTIATION”


Following the success and popularity of the transdisciplinary senior project elective courses offered by the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Science (FEASS), a new course will be offered in the 2013 Spring semester with the overarching theme of “Negotiation”.
Negotiation is a communicative process used for dispute resolution applied to almost every aspect of social and political life. As such, negotiation is an interdisciplinary topic that has been studied by a variety...Read More


HAPPY NEW YEAR!


FACULTY OF ECONOMICS, ADMINISTRATIVE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES WISHES YOU A GREAT YEAR!


FEASS EXCHANGE GET-TOGETHER 2012


The Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences welcomed its past and present exchange students at a get-together on November 21. The dean and associate deans of FEASS, department chairs, exchange coordinators and representatives from the Bilkent exchange office were there to meet with incoming and outgoing international exchange students.

FEASS hosts a significant portion of the exchange students Bilkent receives every year. For the current semester, there are 39 ex...Read More


AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES CONFERS HONORARY DOCTORATE ON PROF. HALİL İNALCIK


Professor Halil İnalcık, renowned historian and founder of Bilkent University's Department of History, received an honorary doctorate from the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences on November 7 at Mithat Çoruh Auditorium. Prof. Yaqub Maxmudov, president of the Institute of History at the Academy, conferred the doctorate on Prof İnalcık on behalf of the Academy at a ceremony attended by many, including Mustafa İsen, the secretary general to the president of the Turkish Republic; Azerbaij...Read More


READY for INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE?*


The International Exchange Program provides Bilkent students the opportunity to study abroad.
Applications for international exchange for 2013-14 is now open.
Who can apply:
Students currently in their third or fourth registration semester, Minimum CGPA of 3,00, A TOEFL Score
Applicants must submit the following:
Application form, CV, Statement of purpose, TOEFL score sheet
Apply to: The Office of International Exchange Programs
Application deadli...Read More


IR PROFESSOR AWARDED EU JEAN MONNET CHAIR


Assistant Professor Dimitris Tsarouhas, Department of International Relations, has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration by the European Commission. The Chair comes with a grant worth € 23,000 and will run for a total of three years.
Jean Monnet Chairs are teaching posts awarded to scholars who specialize in the teaching and research of
European integration. They are awarded based on the Professor’s merit and the quality of the application submitted. Chairs...Read More


FACULTY MEMBER RECEIVES TUBITAK INCENTIVE AWARD


Assistant Professor Katja Dorschner received the 2012 TUBITAK incentive award for social sciences. TÜBİTAK Incentive Award is awarded to scientists, who are under the age of 40 and who have proved to have the necessary qualifications to provide outstanding contributions to science in the future at an international level. Previous FEASS award holders are: Refet Gürkaynak (ECON 2011), Selin Sayek Böke (ECON 2010) and Pınar Bilgin (IR 2009)


NASUH MAHRUKİ IS AWARDED HONORARARY DOCTORATE BY FEASS


Mahruki is graduate of Bilkent University (MAN 1992). He has received FEASS honorary doctorate degree for services rendered to the society. For further information please visit AKUT facebook page.


SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP BY DR. SAVITA KUMRA ON ‘GROUP BASED TEACHING METHODS’


Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences (FEASS) has organised a workshop and a seminar on group based teaching methods. The seminar and workshop were offered by Dr. Savita Kumra from Brunel Business School (United Kingdom).
The workshop on September 26 was attended by HIST 200 instructors at FEASS. Since 2011 HIST 200 course has been offered through the adoption of group based teaching methods. Dr. Kumra’s workshop was designed to help HIST 200 instructors perfect thei...Read More


TEACHING AWARD FOR FATMA TAŞKIN


Congratulations to Associate Professor Fatma Taşkın who received a Bilkent Distinguished Teaching Award for 2012. This is the 10th teaching award for FEASS and it is a reflection of our emphasis on teaching excellence. Previous awardees are: Gülriz Büken (1997), Serdar Sayan (1998), Ömer Faruk Gençkaya (1999), Erinç Yeldan, Serdar Güner (2002), Tarık Kara (2005), Selin Sayek Böke (2006), Alev Çınar (2008), Refet Gürkaynak (2010), Basak Ince (2011). Here is Fatma Hoca's reflections ...Read More


YET ANOTHER TEACHING AWARD FOR FEASS


Congratulations to Assistant Professor Nedim Karakayalı who received a Bilkent Distinguished Teaching Award for 2012. This is the 11th teaching award for FEASS (and 2nd in 2012!) and it is a reflection of our emphasis on teaching excellence. Here is Nedim Hoca's reflections on the award: I am very honored. This is almost a double award since, for me, being recognized as a teacher is already a huge privilege in itself. In fact, I sometimes doubt whether I teach anything substantial. Rather, I...Read More


NEW INTERIOR DESIGN FOR FEASS


The award ceremony for the student design competition "Remodeling the FEASS Interior" was held at the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design on Friday, April 27. The competition was conducted by the IAED department in collaboration with the dean's office of the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences as part of the third-year interior design studio spring semester studies. Students worked in teams of two to four under the supervision of Assist. Prof. Semiha...Read More


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PRESIDENT OF KYRGYZSTAN AWARDED FEASS HONORARY DOCTORATE


Almazbek Atambayev, President of Kyrgyzstan, was awarded an honorary doctorate by Bilkent University on Friday, January 13. The ceremony took place in the University Concert Hall and was attended by a large contingent of the Bilkent community.

Born in 1956 in Kyrgyzstan's northern region of Chui, Almazbek Atambayev graduated from the Moscow Institute of Management with a degree in economics. From 1983 to 1987 he served on the Supreme Council of the Kyrgyz SSR. In 1993 he was one o...Read More


PROF. INALCIK RECEIVES TURKSOY MEDAL OF HONOR


Professor Halil İnalcık, renowned historian and founder of Bilkent University's Department of History, was awarded the TÜRKSOY Medal of Honor during a ceremony held at the Ankara State Museum of Painting and Sculpture on February 16 last week. The award recognized his vast and diverse contribution to historical scholarship, which has been illuminating many facets of the Turkic world and its culture for more than three-quarters of a century. As part of its mission of promoting and transmitting...Read More


VERHEUGEN VISITS FEASS


Former Vice-President of the European Commission for Enterprise and Industry Günter Verheugen visited Bilkent on Wednesday, November 16 and met with Bilkent students to give a seminar titled “Turkish Foreign Policy and the European Union in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring.”


FEASS WELCOMES EXCHANGE STUDENTS


The Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences welcomed its new exchange students at a get-together on October 19.

Bilkent FEASS students who were on exchange in other countries during the last academic year, along with the FEASS dean and associate deans, the department chairs, the departmental exchange coordinators and representatives from the Bilkent Office of International Students and Exchange Programs, were there to meet with the incoming international exchan...Read More


FEASS HOSTS “INFO-DAY” ON THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES WITH TÜBİTAK


On October 13, 2011, FEASS, in collaboration with the EU Framework Programmes Coordination Office of TÜBİTAK (the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), organized an info-day on the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH). The SSH info-day was designed to inform researchers in Turkey about EU Framework Programme 7 (FP7) funding opportunities and the support TÜBİTAK provides, as well as to allow Bilkent social scientists the opportunity to discuss their participation i...Read More


IR STUDENTS VISITED THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MET MINISTER DAVUTOĞLU


On 27 December 2011, thirty undergraduate students from the Department of International Relations visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The trip was organised by Retired Ambassador Onur Gökçe, who lecture on Turkish Foreign Policy and Diplomacy at Bilkent University.