The İzmir University of Economics, Department of Economics offers an English language based graduate program for prospective students to earn a Ph.D. degree in Economics.The program provides a high-quality alternative to similar programs both in domestic and international institutions.

The participating academic staff and course contents are chosen specifically to provide the necessary tools and expertise to the students, preparing them with a strong background for the highly competitive international academic and business environments.

Students are expected to complete the program in four years. After completing the course requirements in the first two years of the program, students have to take their comprehensive exams. Upon successful completion of their exams, students will be assigned to advisors that will direct them to proceed with their research.

The courses are offered throughout the day and the program is open to candidates with at least a B.A. or a graduate degree. The program encourages young researchers to specialize on interdisciplinary fields in addition to the classical subfields of the discipline.

Students with a strong academic background, but limited training in economics, may be admitted as qualifying year students. Upon successful completion of approved coursework, these students can enter the regular Ph.D. program.

Courses

  • ECON 601 Microeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 605 Statistics
  • ECON 603 Macroeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 602 Microeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 604 Macroeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 606 Econometrics
  • ECON 697 Individual Study
  • ECON 699 Ph.D. Thesis

Elective Courses

  • ECON 621 Economic Growth I
  • ECON 622 Economic Growth II
  • ECON 631 Industrial Organization I
  • ECON 632 Industrial Organization II
  • ECON 641 Econometric Theory I
  • ECON 642 Econometric Theory II
  • ECON 651 International Economics I
  • ECON 652 International Economics II
  • ECON 661 Theoretical Research I
  • ECON 662 Independent Research II
  • ECON 671 Political Economy I
  • ECON 672 Political Economy II
  • ECON 681 Monetary Theory I
  • ECON 682 Monetary Theory II

Application Requirements for International Students

Who can apply?

  • Foreign nationals
  • Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203)
  • Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterward/dual citizens in the same status
  • Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate.

Who cannot apply?

  • Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Dual citizens who have a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus)
  • Dual citizens who have a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate)
  • Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey.
Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2019
Duration
3 years
Full-time
Price
8,500 USD
Payment method: 3 installments /paid per semester
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