Doctorate Degree - Instıtute Of Socıal Scıences

General Information

The Econometrics PhD Program is a four-year program. Students take lessons about econometrics, statistics, operations research, and economics at the first two-year and then they prepare a PhD Thesis at the last two-year period. With the experience obtained during their education, students graduate with knowledge & skills to continue their academic carrier in Econometrics.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

In this program, students take mandatory and elective courses about econometrics, statistics, operations research, and economics in line with their personal and academic interests. Once students complete their courses and present a seminar, they take the sufficiency exam. Students who passed the sufficiency prepare a PhD thesis about a topic of interest. The student graduates after a successful thesis defend.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi FELA ÖZBEY

Internship Coordinator

Orientation Staff

Arş.Gör.Dr. Çiğdem KOŞAR TAŞ


It is to carry out original academic studies by providing students with up-to-date and high-level knowledge in the field of Econometrics. Graduates are managers in the public and private sectors; It is also aimed to gain the skills to be employed as academicians in universities.


The department of econometrics targets to provide qualified workforce to the public sector and private sector.

Specific Admission Requirements

The students can apply to this program providing ALES score, grade point averages, english proficiency score and an 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

Graduates receive a doctoral degree in econometrics and become a doctor.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Graduates from this program with the title of Doctor of Science.

Access to Further Studies

It is possible to obtain the title of Associate Professor after the doctorate education.


There is no internship requirement.

Applied Course

There are no applied courses for this programme.

Work Placement

There is no workplace training for this programme.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

National and international exchange activities of our university are carried out by the International Academic Relations Unit. Our students, lecturers and administrative staff benefit from the opportunities of mobility every year, thanks to the opportunities offered by the Bilateral-Multiple Relations, Erasmus, Mevlana and Farabi Coordinatorships within the unit.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates have different opportunities to work both in public and private sector. Besides public and private sector, they can also work in the divisions of companies like research and planning thanks to the analysis skills they have obtained. Graduates have the opportunity to be employed in public corporations like Turkish Statistical Institute, Turkish Presidential Budget and Strategy Directorate, Ministry of Development, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Central Bank of Turkey, as well as in banking and finance sector and also in marketing research firms that are doing research in the fields including public and marketing research. Graduates can also work as academicians at public and private universities.