Ph.D. On Campus

Turkish Studies

University of Cyprus

36 months
1333 EUR/year
1333 EUR/year
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The PhD in Turkish Studies is offered at the University of Cyprus.


Turkish Studies comprise the study of the Turkish and other Turkic languages, as well as the history, the literatures and the civilizations of Turkic peoples from the 8th century AD to the present day. The various fields of Turkish Studies are: Turkology or Turkic Studies, which deal with the whole spectrum of Turkic languages and literatures; Ottoman Studies, which focuses on the linguistic varieties, the history and the civilization of the Ottoman Empire (14th-20th century); Modern Turkish Studies, which deal with the politics, the literature, the economy and the society of Turkey in the 20th century; Islamic Studies, which are an integral part of Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies and are related to Middle Eastern Studies, which cover the study of the Middle Eastern peoples (particularly Arab and Iranian), their languages and civilizations. Moreover, Turkish Studies also include the study of the Balkan peoples, in relation to the Ottoman and Turkish world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History-Politics: Sources, Analysis and Interpretation 
  • Linguistics: Sources, Analysis and Interpretation 
  • Literature: Sources, Analysis and Interpretation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall or Spring Semester


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

How to apply:

  • Application through the Online Application System of the University
  • Two signed letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes. Some departments require three reference letters, so before submitting your application, please read the Postgraduate Prospectus and any relevant departmental prospectus to ascertain the required number of reference letters.
  • Copies of university degrees or a statement of expected graduation in the month preceding enrolment in the postgraduate programme.
  • Transcripts as appropriate.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A short statement (maximum two pages) of the student's research goals and interests.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /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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