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HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Program Introduction / Purpose:

The aim of “History of Science and Technology Graduate Program” is to give advanced level education students in history of science and technology and develop their independent scientific research skills.

In History of Science and Technology Graduate Program, besides the topics about history of science and technology in different civilizations, it is also planned to carry out studies about written and visual sources of Turkish science history. In this context, graduate students could reach the opportunity to learn technical content of basic and formal sciences. Furthermore, the students will be able to learn the classical languages in which written texts related to the history of science and technology are written. This program has an approach to work on history of science and technology through not only history of basic and formal sciences, but also scientific institutions and technological revolution with regarding contributions different civilizations.

In lectures, the formation of modern science in Europe, besides industrial revolution, history of Turkish science and technology, the development of science and technology in the Islamic world, the evolution of engineering and technology. Within the framework of 19th-20th century modernization studies, the institutionalization of science and issues such as the importance of periodicals in the dissemination of science will be addressed and discussed.

Graduates’ Working Areas 

Those who successfully complete the program will be able to continue their careers in universities and research and development institutions as well as in museums, science centers and archives.

Audience

Students who have completed the master's program with thesis can apply to the program.

Admission Requirements for the Doctorate Program

a. Applicants who have completed the master's program with thesis can apply to the program,

b. Minimum Master Degree (with thesis) must be 3.25 / 4.00 (82.50 / 100),

c. ALES Equal Weight score should be 70, GMAT: 500, GRE 675 in the old system, GRE 152 new system

d. Two letters of reference (to be brought at the interview),

e. Transcript, ALES or GRE certificate,

f. CV (to be brought at the interview)

g. In addition to the Senate Principles Application Requirements, the candidate must have passed the English exam determined by the Institute of Social Sciences,

h. A paper describing the results of the master thesis with at least 1000 words (to be uploaded to the system)

I. A letter of intent with at least 1000 words of recommendation (to be uploaded to the system)

j. Master's thesis. (to be brought at the interview)

k. Must be successful in the interview.

Executive board

Prof. Dr. Aytekin Çökelez (Program Coordinator)

Prof. Dr. Tuncay Zorlu

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Burak Barutçu

Academic staff

Prof. Dr. A.M. Celal Şengör

Prof. Dr. Aytekin Çökelez 

Prof. Dr. Cafer Özkul

Prof. Dr. Cengizhan İpbüker

Prof. Dr. Eda Tahir Turanlı

Prof. Dr. Gülname Turan

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Toros

Prof. Dr. Kazım Yavuz Ekşi

Prof. Dr. Neşe Özdemir

Prof. Dr. Nilgün Doğrusöz Dişiaçık

Prof. Dr. Tuncay Zorlu

Prof. Dr. Turan Öztürk

Doç. Dr. Atabey Kaygun

Doç. Dr. A.Savaş Arapoğlu

Doç. Dr. Bülent Arıkan

Doç. Dr. Ebubekir Ceylan

Doç.Dr. Geoff Bove

Doç. Dr. Hasan Karataş

Doç.Dr. Mehmet Kerim Ramazanoğlu

Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Fatma Turhan Sel

Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Giovanni Mion

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Burak Barutçu

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mehmet Ali Doğan

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Murat Çakan

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Mustafa İnce

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Aslıhan Erkmen Birkandan

Öğr. Gör. Dr. Özge Atalay

Dr. Ali Demirci

Dr. Çiğdem Özkan Aygün