Sabancı Üniversitesi


MA Program

The aim of History MA program is to provide an opportunity for all undergraduate students with diverse undergraduate backgrounds to acquire a solid academic basis on Ottoman and modern Turkish history. Students aiming to further their academic studies towards a PhD degree in the history of the Ottoman Empire, the Balkans or the Middle East, are strongly encouraged to select the MA program with thesis.

Within the framework of the MA Thesis course, they are expected to research and write an MA thesis of around 80 pages on a previously submitted and approved topic.

Any student who has successfully completed his/her coursework within the usual four semesters, but who needs additional thesis completion time, may, be granted a maximum of two more semesters for this purpose.

Degree Requirements may vary according to the year of first enrollment.

Click here for MA Degree Requirements. (Thesis)

Click here for MA Degree Requirements. (Non-thesis)

The deadline for graduate applications is May 17, 2022.

For further information about the program and application, please contact Abdurrahman Atçıl ( 

Click here for MA Application Requirements / APPLY ONLINE