Fisheries and Seafood Processing Technology

Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Natural And Applıed Scıences

General Information

Training of researchers and experts in Fishing and Seafood Processing Technology to investigate and evaluate information obtained from their area of expertise, to deepen subjects with distinctive thought and research, to reach novel innovations in their area of expertise, to contribute the development of knowledge border.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The PhD program is a 6 semester training program, structured in such a way that it trains future researchers in conducting research according to international standards. In this program, further to producing an independent scientific project, the program includes teaching and dissemination activities.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff



PhD program in the Fishing Technology and Seafood Processing Technology allows students the ability and skills to develop new ideas, methods, designs and apply an original research topic in the their expertise area. Fishing Technology and Seafood Processing Technology involves fishing techniques, selective gears and sustainable fisheries management on especially commercial aquatic animals, processing of aquatic plants and animals, novel approaches for processing of seafood, safety and quality control analyses of seafood, nutritional components of seafood, and biotechnology and nanotechnology applications for seafood. This program also aims to give skills in developing and using research methods along with interpretation of the data and their conversion into a scientific paper.


The purpose of this program is to provide students with the ability to conduct independent research, to analyze scientific phenomena with a broad and deep perspective, to interpret, to analyze and to determine the necessary steps to achieve new syntheses.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students can apply to this program providing ALES score, master point averages and interview in accordance with the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee” and can pursue their education in their or in related fields.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the doctor of philosophy (PhD) of Fishing and Seafood Processing Technology.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations is based on.

Access to Further Studies

PhD graduates may apply to get a position in academic staff or to governmental research centers to get expert position.


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Work Placement

Field studies, laboratory applications

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are employed within Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, within the General Directorate of State Hydraulics Works, and municipalities as well as within aquaculture and food processing establishments. In addition, they can build an academic career.