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Master with Thesis | LLM

LLM with Thesis Programme Conducted in English in the Sea and Maritime Law

One of the priorities of the “Turkish National Maritime Research Strategy (TUDAS) Document,” approved by the Council of Ministers, is the improving and strengthening of research and education capacity in the field of the sea and maritime law. Ankara University National Center for the Sea and Maritime Law (DEHUKAM) as a research center was founded following the recommendation of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has gained the legal entity status and become a national center by the decision of the Research Infrastructures Commission.

With the aim of training persons to qualify in the sea and maritime law, Ankara University Graduate School of Social Sciences runs LLM with Thesis Programme Conducted English in the Sea and Maritime Law as was approved by the Turkish Council of Higher Education.

LLM with Thesis Programme Conducted English in the Sea and Maritime Law provides a master’s (LLM) degree (with thesis) to Turkish and foreign students. For foreign candidates from Far East Countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia or Black Sea Countries such as Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria or African Countries are in the scope of Turkiye Scholarship Program and they can apply for such Scholarship. Further information regarding Turkiye Scholarship Program and application period can be discerned from <>.

The Program comprises of twenty lectures focused in three major units in the field of: (i) International Law of the Sea, (ii) Maritime Law, and (iii) Maritime Security Law. Program’s aim is to offer a program that will, among other things, enable its attendees to specialize in maritime security and safety law in the benefit of not only law graduates but also coast guards, navy and port security personal.

DEHUKAM is open to negotiate cooperation protocols with foreign embassies in Turkey or any foreign institutions on exchanges of foreign students and visiting faculties in support of the Program. Faculties who will deliver courses in the program will be from Turkey as well as foreign countries, with each faculty being a specialist and/or practical expert in its academic field.

Tuition, fees, the date of application, the form of the exam and the other conditions for participation in “Master Program in the Sea and Maritime Law (with thesis)” will be announced on our web site following the announcement of Ankara University Graduate School of Social Sciences. For this reason, candidates wishing to participate in our program are expected to follow, and our website.