Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - Institute of Middle East Studies - Economics of the Middle East
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
Department of Middle East Economics was established in 1992 at Institute of Middle East Studies of Marmara University. Department of Middle East Economics was established for teaching middle east economics, economic of middle eastern countries.
Qualification Awarded
Scientific Expert of Middle East Economics.
Specific Admission Requirements
Undergraduate diploma, Academic Personel and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES)
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Students are accepted from candidates with an undergraduate education program. In general, without limitation of area, particularly in the social sciences and other areas with a bachelor's degree students are accepted into the program.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations For details please click here.
Profile of The Programme
Department of Middle east economics Master program includes courses relevant to Middle East and middle eastern countries (Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, S.Arabia, Israel, Yemen, Oman, Bahrein) economics and regional languages (Arabic, Persian).
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
They can serve at bureucracy in departments relevant to economics. They can be appointed to universities as research assistants and lecturers. they can work at private organizations. Students that gain pedagogic formation can work as economic teachers at educational institutions
Access to Further Studies
Graduate students can access to further studies in all institues all across Turkey. The research areas in these institutes are Economics, History of Economics, Middle East Economics, finance, management and capital market. They can works in Middle eastern countries.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The aim of the program is to bring intellectual perspective in candidates who are studying in the program and during the assessment and evaluation process this target is also considered. Within the framework of Marmara University’s legislation related to education, mid-term exam, project work, presentations, and final exam is done with assessment and evaluation. For detailed information please check
Graduation Requirements
According to Marmara University’s legislation related to education the candidate should fulfill the conditions foreseen in the examination regulation of Institute for Middle Eastern Studies and should defence his thesis, which is prepared by taking into account the qualifications required by the regulations, in front of the jury. After fulfilling these requirements considered, candidate graduates with the decision of the board of directors. For detailed information please check
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof. Dr. Tiğinçe OKTAR Marmara Universitesi Sultanahmet Kampüsü ortadoğu Araştırmaları Enstitüsü 34413 Sultanahmet Istanbul Tel: 0090 212 518 16 00/1219 email: Assist. Prof. Dr. Murat BOZKURT tel: 0090 212 518 16 00/1219
Academic staff qualified to teach the above mentioned lessons, opportunities for elective courses, ability to host international meetings such as congresses, conferences and symposiums and cooperation opportunities with external organizations and institutions in this regard. Library, Agreement with University of North Carolina, George Mason University
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Graduates gain basic and general knowledge of the field.
2 Graduates able to identify the sources related to their field
3 The skill to think analytic and solve problems in nationals and international matters
4 The skill to take place in scientific project, publishing and studies about Middle East Economies and to create value
5 The skill to represent the institute in local and international arena successfully that he/she is the member
6 Access new information sources of his/her subject area.
7 Behave ethically in scientific researches.
8 Evaluates knowledges related with her/his working area
9 Present his/her scientific research results in scientific communities.
10 Gain the awareness of professional ethics and responsibility.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
1 . Semester > ORIK-S1-YL Elective - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDAR713 Arabic I Compulsory 4 0 6
2 YDFA711 Persian I Compulsory 4 0 6
2 . Semester > ORIK-S2-YL Elective - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDAR714 Arabic II Compulsory 4 0 5
2 YDFA712 Persian II Compulsory 4 0 5