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Experimental Psychology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
At Izmir University of Economics, the main goal of the doctoral training in Experimental Psychology is to provide students with a more elaborate and deeper understanding of human psychology through theoretical and empirical endeavor in core areas of psychological science such as behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, cognition, learning, memory, sensation and perception, biopsychology.


Throughout their graduate study, students will be expected to be actively involved in research. This includes completing a doctoral dissertation. Because of the commitment of the faculty in the experimental psychology program to collaborative, cross-disciplinary research, students often engage in research partnerships with faculty and students outside of their own areas of specialization.

The Experimental Psychology Ph.D. program at Izmir University of Economics typically requires eight semesters to complete. The great majority of our graduates take positions in academic settings, ranging from universities to research settings to both public and industrial environments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Computer-Aided Quantitative Methods in Psychology 
  • Learning: Experimental Analysis of Behavior
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology
  • Advanced Studies in Physiological Psychology
  • Evolutionary Bases of Learning and Cognition
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Computer Based Experimentation in Psychology
  • Computer Programming for Behavioral Research
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Diploma
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • Master degree diploma
  • Master degree transcript
  • GRE or GMAT score card (Please consult to for program specific score requirements)
  • 2 reference letters
  • Letter of intention
  • TOEFL- IBT score min. 84 
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1875 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Izmir

  • 1650 - 2500 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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