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Electronics Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Istanbul, Turkey
The Doctoral Program in Electronics Engineering offered by Kadir Has University focuses on Telecommunications Technologies, Wireless Communications and Sensor Networks, Microwave Systems and Control an with the aid of the  several funded projects supported  by the national as well as international sources.
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The main objective of the Doctoral Program in Electronics Engineering offered by Kadir Has University is to graduate high level and talented Ph. D. students who could handle and interpret difficult and challenging problems in telecommunications, information technology within Electronics Engineering.  Our PhD. Graduates are expected to handle, analyze, design and offer viable solutions to the problems of the related institutions and companies in Turkey as well as abroad. On the other hand,   we aim to give Ph. D education to prepare them to do research and teaching  as a faculty member in universities both in Turkey and abroad.


Doctoral students in the Electronics Engineering Ph. D. Program are offered graduate courses such as Telecommunication and Information  Engineering, Wireless Mobile Communications, Sensor networks, Microwave Systems and Electronics and Control Systems. Upon the completion of the PhD degree, the candidate should be at the forefront of knowledge in Telecommunications and in its related areas. The candidate should be able to evaluate the use of different methods in these subject areas, and should be able to contribute to the development of new knowledge, new theories and new methods in the subject area.


Upon completion of the PhD degree, the candidate should be able to formulate questions for, and plan and carry out research in telecommunications and  in its related  subject areas. The candidate should be able to conduct research at an international level, and should be able to address complex technical questions and challenge established knowledge and practices in the area.

General  Expertise

Upon completion of the PhD degree, the candidate should be able to conduct research with professional and ethical integrity. The candidate will be able to participate in complex multidisciplinary assignments and projects, provide research and development via recognized national and international channels, participate in debates in the field in international forums and assess the need to take the initiative to drive innovation. The candidate should be able to quickly acquire new knowledge in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The PhD Program in Electronics is academically linked to the following main areas:

  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications
  • Advanced Signal Processing and Applications to Communications
  • Microwave  systems and Electronics
  • Information and Coding Theory
  • Sensor and Neural  Networks
  • Control Systems

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

  • The minimum masters degree diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs in 2.50/4.00
  • The minimum undergraduate diploma GPA requirement for students applying to PhD programs is 3.00/4.00.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a minimum required score range.

    Minimum required Verbal Reasoning score:


    Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:


    The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

    Schedule GRE®

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 450

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must be either graduate of or graduating from an undergraduate program in case of applications for a master's program; and an undergraduate or a master's program in case of applications for a doctoral program, respectively.

    • Among admitted applicants, those who are expected to graduate must successfully complete their current programs prior to the enrollment date in order to be able to enroll in the university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 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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