Aim of the Program
Objectives and Structures of the Program
Effective financial management requires strong economics, mathematical modeling, statistics and econometrics infrastructure. This is why Dogus University, opened a first-of Economy and Finance has put in place immediately after the Master's program in Financial Economics in Turkey. In the coming years, the need for trained manpower with this formation will gradually increase.
The aim of the PhD Program in Financial Economics is to study research methods and financial econometrics, to follow the theoretical literature, to analyze and interpret the developments in the national and international financial systems and the interactions between the real sector and the financial sector, and to train young scientists and researchers who can propose scientific solutions that increase the efficiency of financial management of all kinds of financial institutions.
Structure of the Program
The education language at Dogus University's PhD in Financial Economics is Turkish. One academic year consists of 2 semesters, 14 weeks each. Students may apply to the program after completing their undergraduate studies or a master's program. Students with a Bachelor's degree must complete the program consisting of 45 credits (16 courses) and a doctoral dissertation, and students with a Master's degree must complete the program consisting of 24 credits (9 courses) and a doctoral dissertation. The maximum duration to successfully complete the credit courses required for the PhD program is four semesters for those admitted with a master's degree with thesis and six semesters for those admitted with a bachelor's degree. Program completion time; It is a maximum of twelve semesters, regardless of whether or not they have registered for each semester, and fourteen semesters for those admitted with a bachelor's degree. In order for the students to graduate, their GPA must be at least 3.00.