Labs and groups are the lifeblood of research at Özyegin, where the goal is for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students to produce research results that lead to papers published in technical journals, conference proceedings, patents and even start-up companies. Areas of concentration for research at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Özyegin are telecommunications, networking, signal processing, computer engineering and micro-electronics.
The OzU Doctoral program at the Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering is comprised of at least 7 courses, and a minimum of 21 credits, a qualifying exam, thesis proposal and thesis work for students who are admitted with a Master´s degree. Students who are admitted with a Bachelor´s degree, the Doctoral program is comprised of at least 14 courses, and a minimum of 42 credits, two seminar courses, a qualifying exam, thesis proposal and thesis work. According to the YÖK regulations, a Doctoral thesis has to satisfy at least of the below points:
* Make original contribution,
* Develop a new scientific method,
* Apply a known method to a new field.
In general, all applicants must have at least a B.Sc. degree in engineering, physical sciences, or mathematics from an accredited university. Financial support is available for students applying to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in the form of tuition waivers, and teaching/research assistantships. Award of financial support is competitive, and is based on the student´s qualifications.
The graduate program at Özyegin Electrical & Electronics Engineering is research oriented, and is intended to provide the intensive technical preparation necessary for subsequent pursuit of a Ph.D./Post-Doctoral Fellowship leading up to an academic position or a technical R&D position at a high technology company. Students are encouraged to visit the campus, meet with the faculty and discuss research interests.
All applications should include the following:
* Completed online Application Form
* TOEFL Test Results
* GRE Test results - required from all Scholarship International Applicants
* Official Transcripts from all universities attended
* Statement of Purpose Letter (part of the online Application Form)
* Names of Three Recommendors (part of the online Application Form)
English Language Requirements
IELTS band: 5.5
The monthly stipends as well as other possible monetary benefits the students will receive is project-dependent. Students interested in a project listed on the web page are advised to contact the associated professor directly for details. It should be emphasized that scholarships offered at OzU are highly competitive for all projects.