Ph.D. On Campus

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Bilkent University

48 months
14500 USD/year
6258 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Electrical and Electronics Engineering program from Bilkent University has the vision to provide a program of the highest quality to produce leader engineers who can address the challenges of the new century and excel at an international level.


With this vision, the mission of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering program from Bilkent University is to provide our graduates with the knowledge and skills needed for high quality engineering work as well as advanced engineering research and to equip them with a broad intellectual spectrum in order to prepare them for diverse and competitive career paths.

As individuals and as members of a team, our majors will have successful careers in the academic environment, industrial or government organizations. They will be able to pursue advanced degrees in diverse fields and continue professional development. We prepare our graduates to be able to function in national/international/multi-cultural corporations and organizations.


Preparing and defending a dissertation based on original research is the essence of the program. A paper based on the candidate's thesis must be accepted or published in a reputable journal before the dissertation can be defended. 

The expected duration to complete the Ph.D. program is eight semesters for students who enter the program after an M.S. degree, and ten semesters for those who enter after a B.S. degree. The maximum durations are twelve and fourteen semesters, respectively.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Ph.D. Dissertation
  • Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics
  • Academic Practices  
  • EEE Graduate Seminar
  • Digital Communications Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


21 alternative credits

21 credit units of course work beyond the M.S. level or 42 credits of course work beyond the B.S. level is required.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
157 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Eğitimi Giriş Sınavı/Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) or GRE scores. GMAT scores are required for graduate programs in Business Administration.)
    • Fluency in written and oral English. Please see the websites of each graduate school for the list of accepted tests.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Recommendations from instructors or others qualified to evaluate academic ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6258 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 14,500 USD for international students and 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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