I.L.D.E.P. (International Law and Diplomacy Education Program)

I.L.D.E.P. (International Law and Diplomacy Education Program)

15 Ağustos 2018

A Knowledge about international legal systems is a prominent issue in order to represent a government entity or private company with a qualified language skills in the globalized world. Although countries have various jurisprudence systems, it is needed to comprehend different laws due to development of international relationship in terms of diplomacy, ecomomy, education and technology. ILDEP is going to make a vital contribution to participants who are desired to make a career in international law by improving foreign language proficiency.

Aim of the project

Creating experts on international law and diplomacy by providing students a unique and special education program. Most governmental institutions, non- governmental organizations and many other institutionalized structures lack adequate expertise in the field of international law and diplomacy, that is to say, this project is dedicated to fulfill this gap.


1- Goal-oriented lectures including Public International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights, International Criminal Law, The Law of the International Organizations and Institutions, Negotiations, Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, International Relations of the Muslim World, Turkey’s Approach towards International Law

2- Summer Schools in İstanbul and abroad

3- Internship and education possibilities at international organizations and international NGOs

4- Language of the program is English

Note: Matter 2, 3, 4in the Content is valid for participants who satisfy the success criteria.

Who can apply?

Undergraduate students and master students can apply to this program except from students who are at the english preparatory class and first year of bachelor degree. It is required to know English for the appliers.


2 years (including summer programs)

Application period

August 13- September 30, 2018

Declaration date for students who will attend English Proficiency Exam

October 2, 2018 (For students who have less than YDS: 75 TOEFL: 90)

English Proficiency Exam Date

October 4, 2018

Interview Date

October 6-7, 2018

Program Calendar

Fall Term

Spring Term

October 20, 2018

February 9, 2019

October 27, 2018

February 16, 2019

November 3, 2018

February 23, 2019

November 10, 2018

March 2, 2019

November 17, 2018 

March 9, 2019

November 24, 2018 (Holiday)

March 16, 2019

December 1, 2018 (Holiday)

March 23, 2019

December 8, 2018

March 30, 2019

December 15, 2018

April 6, 2019

December 22, 2018

April 13, 2019

December 29, 2018

April 20, 2019

January 5, 2019

April 27, 2019


There are planned to make 2 presentations and 2 essays in spring term.

Time Periods




Classes will be held on Saturday.

Program’s location


Academic Staff

Prof. Berdal ARAL,

Prof. İbrahim Kaya,

Prof. Özden OKTAV,

Assoc.Prof. Selman ÖĞÜT,

Att. Uğur SEVGİLİ (LL.M),

Asst.Prof. Ömer Faruk EROL



Assoc.Prof. Selman ÖĞÜT


Internship facilities in international domestic and foreign companies

Foreign language education (Russian, Hindi, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew, Farsi, Spanish)


Success Criteria

*Instructor’s evaluation

*All participants are required to attend a %100 of classes during the program.

*Duties must be accomplished in each term.

*Students continue next term of the program as a positive result of success criteria for previous term.