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Master without Thesis | LLM


Master without Thesis | LLM

LLM without 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 Comission.

With the aim of training persons to qualify in the sea and maritime law, Ankara University Graduate School of Social Sciences, runs LLM without Thesis Programme Conducted English in the Sea and Maritime Law as was approved by the Turkish Council of Higher Education.

This program provides a master’s degree (without thesis), for law graduates and those from other disciplines. During the program, and depending on their performance, an opportunity to obtain a ‘master’s degree with thesis’ will be provided to participants who qualify and wish to pursue a doctoral (PhD) degree program.

The Program comprises of more than twenty courses 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 “LLM without Thesis Programme Conducted English in the Sea and Maritime Law” 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.