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Business Administration, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Ph.D. Program in Business Administration at Izmir University of Economics is completely customizable, and is open to executives who want to gain theoretical knowledge in business or aspiring academicians.Students are provided with the opportunity to specialize in one of six sub-branches of Business Administration.


These branches are Management, Marketing, Accounting, Production and Technology Management, and Logistics Management.

The aim of the Ph.D. Program is to lead the students to prepare a substantial piece of original research that has contribution in its respective field through its strong content focusing on research and theoretical issues.

Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is directed with the support of qualified academicians. The Business Administration programme offered at Izmir University of Economics spans for four years including the thesis. The courses in Ph.D. Program are offered throughout the year.

The Program is open to students who own an undergraduate or graduate diploma, provided that they possess necessary qualifications. Accepted candidates who have graduated from programs other than business administration may take extra courses as scientific preparatory program.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included
  • Philosophy of Science and Research Design
  • Microeconomic Theory I
  • Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics for Business
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods

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

Required Documents for Application to Phd Programs

  • Undergraduate Diploma
  • Undergraduate Transcript
  • Master degree diploma
  • Master degree transcript
  • GRE or GMAT score card
  • 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

                The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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