Application Information

We are now accepting applications for the M.A. in Philosophy
(for those starting the degree in Fall 2019).

All successful applicants will receive a comprehensive scholarship (tuition waiver, accommodation support, private health insurance, and monthly stipend).

Up to five successful applicants will have the opportunity to spend a semester at the School of Philosophy at Australian National University. [Photos]

The philosophy department at Bilkent is ranked #1 in Turkey for research. Our research focuses on central areas of analytic philosophy: metaphysics and philosophy of mind, and social and political philosophy. We also have strengths in the history of philosophy.

Applicants from all disciplines are encouraged to apply. We also welcome applications from international students. The language of instruction for all courses is English.

Admission to the Program is highly competitive.

Admission requirements and online application can be found here. Note that the English language proficiency scores are not required for native English speakers.

Deadlines for Fall 2019 applicants:-
Application deadline: 8 June 2019 (at 5.30pm local time)
Written exam for invited candidates: 13 June 2019*
Interview for invited candidates: 14 June 2019*

* International students may take the written exam remotely and complete the interview via skype. A similar arrangement may be possible for Turkish students who are not based in Ankara.