Dr. İsmail Safi
Head Of Department
Department of Political Science and Public Administration investigates political, social, economic and administrative changes on both local and international level while assisting the students in understanding the structure of the public organizations, generation of the public policies, democracy, citizenship, justice, urbanization, environment, human rights and international policies.
The Political Science and Public Administration curriculum at Istinye University has been designed with great effort to help the students gain analytical perspective along with the academic and professional expertise.
The department gives high importance to providing the students with the opportunity to complete their internships in public institutions and organizations, prestigious NGOs and various other companies after they discover their professional interests through professional seminar courses.
The department also aims at providing the students with double major and minor opportunities; social and professional field trips and improving the students’ language proficiency with optional foreign language courses. Besides, the students studying in the department of Political Science and Public Administration are expected to be investigators, explorers, intense readers, who are knowledgeable in statistics and good at communication skills.
Business areas and job opportunities of students in Political Science and Public Administration are quite broad. They can work in premierships, ministries, public institutions and organizations, local governments, and administrative jurisdiction. When we look at the private sector, they can get a job in various areas such as Management in a company or firm, expertise and inspectorship in banks, foreign trade expertise, finance, sales, and marketing, production Management and organization, education, printed and visual media. Apart from that, academic staff in Political Science and Public Administration Department continue to keep in touch with their students and help them choose a job after graduation. The medium of instruction at the department of Political Science and Public Administration is Turkish.