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Internship Procedure for the Undergraduate International Relations Program at Özyeğin University

You can contact the email account cigdem.guler@ozyegin.edu.tr to submit your internship documents.

You can contact irinternship@ozyegin.edu.tr for your questions regarding the internship and for your appointment demands with the internship coordinator professors. 

The primary purpose of the compulsory internship courses in the International Relations program of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Özyeğin University is to integrate and support the theoretical and practical knowledge learned during undergraduate education with field experience and practices. With the internship practice, students will have the opportunity to gain awareness about an application or research area of ​​international relations, to make observations, and to experience the transformation of theoretical knowledge into practice. Another purpose of the internship is to help students gain work experience in their fields and develop their ability to take responsibility.

In order to enroll in compulsory internship course "IR 390", students must complete the necessary prerequisites (SEC 201, SEC 202 and 60 credits) determined by their program. Students who cannot successfully complete the compulsory internship course cannot graduate.

In order to successfully graduate from Özyeğin University's International Relations program, students must complete an internship for 20 working days. The student who completes the 20 working days internship receives 6 (ECTS).

For compulsory internship courses, one of the pass/fail grades is given in accordance with the relevant regulation.

Özyeğin University pays the Social Security premium for students who do compulsory internship (for 20 working days).

Students can complete their 20-day internship in summer semester.

With the approval of the internship coordinator, the studies that the students will do as part-time students in the research projects of the faculty members and that meet the duration and scope conditions can be accepted as compulsory internships.

Documents to be submitted to the Department Secretariat at the latest 10 days before the start of the internship:

Documents to be submitted to the Department Secretariat until the first day of the summer term final exams:

  • The Internship Report (General Report and Internship Diary)For detailed information about the Internship Report, please read the Internship Application Principles. Click here to access the Internship Application Principles."
  • Internship Evaluation Form (It must be filled in by the authorized person in the internship institution and sent to the Department Secretariat by e-mail.)

In case of a change in the internship end date, the student is obliged to inform the Department Secretariat.