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Private Law

Program Objectives Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee International Cooperations
Establishment Tuition Fee Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
Qualification Awarded Double Major–Minor Programs Access to Further Studies
Language of Instruction Internship Departmental Facilities
Mode of Education Grading Scheme Program Activities
Admission and Registration Requirements Graduation Requirements Contact Information

Program Objectives

 The main purpose of the LL.M. program on Private Law, which also purposes students to have a large perspective on present private law issues, is to examine present private law issues and enlighten students about Civil Law, Law of Obligations and  European union Law.


 LL.M. Program on Private  Law has been being conducted since academic year of 2002-2003. Prof. Dr. ilhan ULUSAN  was the Head of Department of Private Law until year of 2010-2011 and Prof. Dr. Merih Kemal OMAĞ has been Vice Head of Department of Private Law since his appointment in 2011.


Qualification Awarded

 The Degree of LL.M. on Public Law is given to the students, who pass total 8 courses including mandatory courses given in the academic plan in 2 years (4 semesters) and have 120 ECTS.

Language of Instruction

 Language of instruction is Turkish. 

Mode of Education

 Full-time and requires a thesis

Admission and Registration Requirements



• Students graduated from Law faculty can apply LL.M. on Public Law  

• Language of instruction is Turkish.  

• Program requires 120 ETCS and thesis. 

• 4 mandatory and 4 elective courses (total 8 courses) are needed to be taken for the first two semesters

• Students need to write the LL.M. Thesis to finish the program.

• Program is conducted in weekdays.

• One of the terms of application is to have min. 55 of equiponderant points from ALES (Turkish Academical Education Exam), which was taken in 3 years.




• Candidate students need the following documents at the time of application;

-  A Copy of Diploma,

-  A Copy of ALES Document,

-  A Copy of Transcript,

-  Military Service Document  (for men),

-  2 Headshot Photos,

-  A Copy of ID

-  Voucher of Fees of Registration.


• Student ID Document should be filled and given to the Department in Charge for the certain registration.


• The original documents mentioned above, resident paper, a copy of ID submitted by a Public Notary, 6 photos and the paper which shows first payment of education fees is paid will be required.  


Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

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Double Major–Minor Programs

 Double Major and Minor Programs are not possible at LL.M. on Private Law 


 The program does not require any internship

Grading Scheme

Students are granted one of following letter grades and/or symbols by instructor of the course for each academic year they are enrolled.



























G: Not sat for semester-end exam

P: Course continues

R: Repeated

E: Incomplete semester studies

T: Transfer

V: Withdrawal

Student who got one of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C grades as success grade, shall be considered as being succeeded that course. Student who got one of C-, D+, D, D- grades for a course, shall be considered as being succeeded that course conditionally. In the event that student must repeat the semester in which he got these grades, student shall be considered as being failed these courses. Student who got FD and FF grades for any course shall be considered as failed that course. Student who attended but not succeeded the course is granted FD grade; student who didn’t fulfill the attendance condition is granted FF grade. Procedures and principles applicable to enrollment, education and examinations carried out at the level of bachelor’s degree and associate degree have been determined by Regulations of Istanbul KulturUniversity Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree Education.

Graduation Requirements

 Min. B- (2.70/4.00) is required as average of the courses (courses should correspond to total 60 ECTS). Also, LL.M. thesis is needed to be approved.

International Cooperations

 Istanbul Kültür University Faculty of Law provides the opportunity for our students to gain experience at abroad by making agreements with foreign country universities within the frame of ERASMUS program. Our Faculty continues its activities on international scale by making student and instructor exchange through Erasmus program. As a result of our Erasmus activities which started in year 2004, cooperation is implemented today with some EU universities. 

Following Universities implement student exchange under bachelor’s degree program within the frame of Erasmus Agreement.

Erasmus Partner Universities:

*Trier University – Germany

*Saarbrücken University – Germany
*Aristo Selanik University – Greece
*Bochum Ruhr University – Germany

*Westfalische Wilhems Münster  University – Germany

*Leipzig Üniversitesi University – Germany

*Justus-Liebig Giessen University – Germany

*Viadrina European University – Germany

*Salzburg University – Austria
*Miskolc Üniversitesi - Hungary

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates

 The students who graduate the program have wide knowledge to perform various professions easily in the society. They find opportunity to work especially in magistracy, prosecution, attorneyship, notary, law consultancy, occupations having technical quality as well as in administration in fields operating in mass communication (media) sector, banks, insurance companies, private sector and public sector, as inspector/ auditor in inspection boards and as external relations specialist on international scale. 

Access to Further Studies

 After completing their master degree, students who pass the examination and provide the necessary criteria, will be able to continue their PhD program.

Departmental Facilities

Private Law LL.M. students can take two courses from LL.M. on Public Law 

Program Activities

Contact Information

The Head of Private Law

Prof. Dr. Merih Kemal OMAĞ

Tel : (0212) 498 46 71