The Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (GSSSH) was established in 2003 by integrating academic fields in the humanities and social sciences. Celebrating its 18th year, GSSSH currently has alumni population exceeding 550 and current student population over 400 graduates and 33 thesis and non-thesis programs embracing a wide range of disciplines including Law, Economics, International Relations and Political Science, Design and Technology, History, Archeology, History of Arts, Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology. The mission of GSSSH is “To develop leaders to contribute to science and practice in fields of social sciences by providing competencies and skills necessary to conduct high-quality research that has the potential to contribute to universal knowledge as well as social policies in Türkiye”. We are proud of our students embracing this mission by keeping the bar ever so high for themselves. Supporting the career development of our students is our primary responsibility. We provide financial support for professional trainings outside KU, invite world-renown distinguished scholars for seminars and workshops, and encourage exposure to international scholarly communities through exchange programs, conferences or research trips.”