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Computer Science and Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #521 (QS) ,
Computer Science and Engineering from Sabanci University has contributed immensely in shaping our lives in many areas encompassing communication, commerce, medicine, education, entertainment, and human interaction, to name a few. This significant role will continue to do so in the foreseeable future as well.


Current major topics of interest of Computer Science and Engineering at Sabanc? University include the following areas, many of which have direct applicability:

  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning
  • Computer Graphics & Visualization
  • Computer Networks
  • Data Analytics
  • Computer Vision & Signal Processing
  • Security and Privacy
  • Software Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Structural Biology
  • Signal Transduction
  • Signal Transduction in Bio.
  • Metal Homeostasis in Plant Sys
  • Logic in Computer Science
  • Theory of Computation
  • Adv.Cryptography and Data Sec.
  • Motion Planning
  • Distributed Systems
  • Graduate Seminar I
  • Graduate Seminar II
  • Automated Debugging
  • Sp.Tp.inCS:Adv.Mach.Lrn.(AML)
  • Real-Time Systems Design
  • Comp-Aided Des.of VLSI Sys.
  • Graduate Seminar I
  • Antennas&Propagation
  • Nano-Optics
  • Sp.Tp.inEE:Sys.on-ChipDes&Test

                                                    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

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

                                                      Minimum required Quantitative Reasoning score:


                                                      The score range represents scores typically accepted at this institution.

                                                      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.

                                                    General Requirements

                                                    • Online Application Form Print-out of Completed Application Form should be added to the Application Package.
                                                    • Official Transcript Sealed and taken from Student Resources/Affairs of the applicant's university indicating the courses and grades taken.
                                                    • Statement of Purpose A summary of the candidate's reason for applying to the program, their program and career objectives, motives and expectations.
                                                    • One Photograph One passport-sized photo is required. If you have already added one photograph to your online application, you do not need to send it.
                                                    • Two Letters of Recomendation
                                                    • Graduate Program Entrance Exam Result 

                                                    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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