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Manufacturing Engineering Graduate Programs, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #521 (QS) ,
Welcome to the Manufacturing Engineering Program at Sabanc? University. Our recently founded program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Advanced Manufacturing technologies and provides opportunities for continuing education to support our industry partners to educate and enhance their workforce. Our unique and interdisciplinary program is designed for individuals who wish to achieve competency in the effective integration of manufacturing, computing, material processing and production functions in any manufacturing enterprise.


Our faculty members come from diverse professional and academic backgrounds with expertise in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics and Materials Science and Engineering. Their research areas include manufacturing processes and equipment, additive manufacturing (3D printing), biomanufacturing, computer-aided design and manufacturing, integrated manufacturing systems, nano-micro manufacturing, composite and polymer manufacturing, and manufacturing and technology strategies.

The program offers excellent research environment for the students housing several advanced research centers and laboratories such as Manufacturing Research Lab, 3D Bioprinting Lab, 3D System Design & Fabrication Lab and Control, Vision and Robotics Research Lab. In addition, Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research Center (IMC) has recently been established. The IMC is an industrial-scale research and technology development center providing facilities for fundamental and applied research activities in integrated and advanced manufacturing technologies from conceptual design to actual manufacturing of functional prototypes and products. The center also offers incubation services and commercialization opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Research areas:

1. Polymer Processing

2. Fiber-Reinforced Composites

3. Nano Composites

4. Testing and Characterization

5. Structural Health Monitoring

6. Processing and Manufacturing of Composite Materials and Structures

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

International students can apply for a graduate degree program at Sabanci University with the following required documents.

  • Online Application Form
  • Graduate Program Entrance Exam Result (GMAT, GRE, GAT, ALES etc.)
  • Copy of language proficiency exam score accepted by Sabanci University (TOEFL, PTE etc.)
  • Official Academic Transcript
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Photography
  • Portfolio / Writing Sample (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 USD per year 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 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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