Bilkent University Faculty of Law

The Faculty of Law offers a broad set of courses concerning all challenging dimensions of contemporary Law. The curriculum is structured to provide the students not only with knowledge in classical and substantial areas like constitutional law, administrative law, civil law, commercial law and criminal law, but also with basic professional information in other fields requiring an international perspective of specialization like competition law, intellectual and industrial property law, international commercial arbitration, European Union Law and international business law.

The courses consisting of the Turkish positive law with national character are given in Turkish while some others representing an international character and/or which could be learned in a foreign language like International Business Law, European Union Law, International Human Rights Law etc. are given in English. The basic philosophy of the Faculty is not to be a school of a profession” but to have a character of a forum where the students could gain, in addition to basic professional knowledge, a scientific legal approach to follow and participate in the permanent development of the world facing the challenge of globalisation. The Faculty is conscious of the fact and the graduate program is structured in such a way that the students shall have the opportunity to gain and develop the ability of determining, searching for and achieving the appropriate information they need.