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Applicants to the 2021-2022 M.A. Program submit an application form, two letters of recommendation, transcripts of academic work, and a writing sample (7-20 pages). A faculty committee evaluates the file, giving priority to the candidate’s overall academic background in the humanities, foreign language competency, letters of recommendation, and motivation and interest.

Questions regarding the graduate program can be addressed to the Graduate Program Director, Gülru Çakmak (

Apply to the Graduate Studies Program

Application Deadline: January 15