Second Cycle Programmes
(Master's Degree)

D.1. General Information about Program


LLM Programme in Public Law aims to equip students with an in-depth understanding of the core areas of public law. The goal of LLM programme is to provide students with a wide range of skills, knowledge, attitude, values and ethos for effective practice of law. It aims at providing students with the necessary skills to play an active role in the process of creating law, with the knowledge, skills and confidence that will equip them to contribute positively to society. The programme is intended to produce excellent LLM graduates tooled to contribute to national, regional and international development and to serve the legal profession and the community with life-long dedication, passion and the pursuit for excellence.

D.2 Qualification Awarded


Master's Degree

D.3. Level of Qualification



D.4. Provisions for Registration


1. Graduated from any undergraduate program of Law Faculty in Turkey or abroad

2. Applicants are required to score at least┬á60┬ástandard points from either one of the quantitative or verbal or equal weight categories of the Academic Staff and Graduate Education Examination (Akademik Personel ve Lisans├╝st├╝ E─čitimine Giri┼č S─▒nav─▒, ALES) organized by Measurement, Selection and Placement Center (├ľl├žme, Se├žme ve Yerle┼čtirme Merkezi, ├ľSYM). Alternatively, applicants are required to submit an equivalent score, determined by the Hacettepe University Senate, in the internationally recognized GRE and GMAT examinations.

3. Applicants are required to score at least┬á60┬áin the Foreign Knowledge in Foreign Language Placement Examination (Yabanc─▒ Dil Seviye Tespit S─▒nav─▒, YDS). Alternatively, applicants are required to submit an equivalent score from other foreign language examinations, held at the national or international level, whose equivalence is approved by ├ľSYM.

4. International students' applications are accepted in line within ?Hacettepe University Graduate Programme and Exam Regulation" in Official Gazette (29 November 2016, No:29900).

5. Those conditions, which are not included below, are applied in accordance with the related provisions of the Hacettepe University Graduate Education, Instruction and Examination Regulations (Hacettepe ├ťniversitesi Lisans├╝st E─čitim, ├ľ─čretim ve S─▒nav Y├Ânetmeli─či).

D.5. Qualification Requirements and Regulations


A student is required to take and pass (minimum pass grade 2.50/4.00) taught courses of a minimum 60 ECTS credits and complete a thesis based on research (60 ECTS Credits). Diploma is awarded upon successful defense of the thesis before a panel.

D.7. Goals and Objectives


The teaching aim of the Law Faculty is to ensure that we provide our students with a student centred learning environment which stresses the importance of both theory and practices thus enabling our students to develop a depth of understanding about the law and it's practical application.Through the acquisition of knowledge and the training of respective competences, the graduates of LLM programme will be prepared to become highly-skilled experts and decision makers in law firms, civil service, private companies and academia.

D.13. Access to Further Studies



D.17. Education Type


1. Full Time Education

D.18. Programme Director


Prof. ┬áAli Murat ├ľZDEM─░R

Director of Public Law Department

E-mail: alimurat@hacettepe.edu.tr

Phone Number: +90 (312) 297 62 70/ 127