General Info

Dokuz Eylül University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology Doctorate Program has started to accept students in 2015-2016 academic year. The aim of the program, which is based on scientific research and practice-oriented curriculum, is to help students to acquire advanced levels of specialized skills, experience and knowledge beyond the students’ master’s level of psychology knowledge; to produce information by following up the current literature and research findings; and to transfer and apply effectively the information to related persons/organizations. The medium of education is 30% English and the program consists of compulsory courses about scientific research and methods and elective courses oriented towards sub-fields of psychology. The main objective of this program is to produce doctoral degree psychologists who:

  1. have both theoretical and practical knowledge and skills from different sub-fields of psychology,
  2. are able to adapt their knowledge and skills to new situations and conditions,
  3. are able to reach information and findings at national/international level using different tools,
  4. are able to discuss and produce original knowledge by adapting scientific research methods to various topics in the field,
  5. are able to transfer their produced or acquired knowledge and skills to relevant people and groups effectively,
  6. are aware of their professional responsibilities and who have ethical sensitivity.

Doctorate programs in our department are offered under the title of “Psychology”, but there are three different modules: Applied psychology, social psychology, and experimental psychology.

Further information is available at here.