Department of Mathematics offers programs of graduate study leading to the degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). This program has been established to enable students with strong research motivation to develop their interests through advanced study. The programs of study and courses are designed as flexible as possible, in order to enable students to shape their studies as far as possible in accordance with their own specific interests. Research activities are conducted in collaboration with prominent universities and institutes in Turkey, Europe the rest of the world.
Ph.D. Programs involves eight semesters of study, comprising seven courses, and completion of a thesis, which must be defended under oral examination conditions.
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Applicants for admission to the Ph.D. Program are required to have completed an M.S. degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or a related field. Candidates with insufficient background are required to take prerequisite preparatory courses.
Mathematics Mathematical analysis, differential equations, approximation theory, stochastic processes, optimal control, functional analysis Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Operational research, numerical methods, modelling and simulation with Petri Nets, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, soft computing, decision making, neural networks, quantum computation, information data security, geographic information systems