The requirements to apply to our PhD program include

(To apply online:

- a relevant MA/MSc degree

- English Language proficiency (unless one possesses a BA/BSc degree from an English speaking country): TOEFL (IBT): 87, IELTS: 6.5 with a min. score of 5.5 in each section, or Bilkent PAE: C (all must be from within two years)

- command of a second language (accepted by the Council of Higher Education) other than mother tongue

- a combined GRE Score of 305, and 4 in analytical writing (must be from within five years)

- a statement of purpose including research interests

- 3 letters of recommendation

- at least 2 years of teaching experience (preferably with a qualified teacher status)

- a CV

The program has two stages:

- Academic preparation stage, which includes 4 required pre-phd courses (, and

- Core stage which includes 8 required courses (, and a number of steps to follow (

Anybody interested and meeting the requirements will need to complete and submit Bilkent’s graduateonlineapplication.

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