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Computer Engineering, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The aim of the Computer Engineering Ph.D. program of Izmir University of Economics is to train and educate academicians, who conduct research in both national and international arenas, are scientifically skilled and proficient in theory and applications of the primary and advanced principles of Computer Engineering, can develop innovative approaches.


Ever increasing spread of information technology into people’s daily lifes calls for a constantly escalating intensity in scientific research and study. 

The Computer Engineering doctorate program from Izmir University of Economics, with this intention, paves the way for students to contribute to the world of science by giving them all the tools and the know-how required for an advanced study.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates of the Computer Engineering Ph.D. program carry on scientific research in universities at home or abroad, in various research institiutions, and in large-scale projects aiming to design and develop new products and/or systems.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Distributed Database Systems
  • Advanced Computer Graphics
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Video Coding and Decoding
  • Information Security
  • Formal Specification and Verification of Concurrent Systems
  • Advanced Numerical Analysis
  • Sparse Approximation Algorithms
  • Design Patterns and Code Refactoring
  • Software Evolution and Maintenance

                          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. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

                            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

                          Required Documents for Application to Phd Programs

                          • Undergraduate Diploma
                          • Undergraduate Transcript
                          • Master degree diploma
                          • Master degree transcript
                          • 2 reference letters
                          • Letter of intention
                          • TOEFL- IBT score min. 84 
                          • Passport copy

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            1872 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 7500 USD for the full programme 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 Izmir

                          • 1650 - 2500 TRY/month
                            Living Costs

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