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About Department

The Yeditepe University History Ph.D. Program aims to train academics with a solid knowledge of  national and international history. History Doctorate Program's instruction language is Turkish, and it deals with  issues in Central Asia, and Medieval Turkish History,  Byzantine History, Ottoman History, Turkish National Independence and Republic History with links to other related regional PhD programs.

Terms Application

Doctoral Programs Admission Requirements

- Master’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution.

- For English language proficiency, the minimum required YOKDIL,YDS E-YDS score is 55 (Test results older than five years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted). 

- For English language proficiency, the minimum required TOEFL IBT score is 66 (Test results older than two years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted.) 


Yeditepe University has been carrying on the studies of Bologna Coordination Commission in the framework of national and international competence. 

Accordingly, as a result of the studies that have been conducted in our university since 2006, in 2012, the efficacy of all existing programs was determined in consideration of occupational and current standards provided by NQF-HETR. The correspondence between these standards and the learning outcomes of the courses led to a more planned and quality education.

Course schedules for all programs were prepared in pursuance of being scientific, in collaboration and transparent in education, and published on websites of the faculties. 

Similar studies with regard to international standards are being carried on within the framework of scientific, dynamic and reformist notion of our university.


Coordinator of the Bologna Process
Prof. Ahmet TAŞAĞIL

To see the program packet, click here

Please click for the NQF-HETR Schema of the HISTORY Ph.D Program