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Ph.D. in Management and Organization (English)

About the Program

PhD in Management and Organization aims at equipping students with the capability of doing research that has the potential to make contribution to the development of knowledge in the field of management and organization.

The program is essentially for those who aim to pursue a career in academia, although the degree may be instrumental for consulting or public administration careers as well.

Courses are held in our monumental building, located at the heart of Ankara, and are taught by a top-notch, research-active faculty.

This program offers compulsory courses in philosophy of science, methodology, and data analysis as well as courses in major subfields of management and organization such as organization theory, organizational behavior, and strategic management. Additionally, a limited number of elective courses help students deepen their understanding of theory and methodology.

This four-year-long program entails intensive coursework, seminar, a comprehensive exam, dissertation proposal, and dissertation study.

The program aims at graduating the best doctoral students in management in Turkey. 

 

Admission Requirements

 

For Turkish Citizens
  • Applicants must hold a master's with a thesis degree in Management and Organization, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Public Administration or Business Administration.
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 from a master's with a thesis program.
  • Applicants must submit a minimum ALES (Equal Weight) score of 75. Equivalent GMAT or GRE scores are also accepted.
  • Applicants must submit a minimum English YDS/e-YDS or YÖKDİL score of 80. An equivalent score on an exam accepted by the Higher Education Council is also valid.
  • Candidates must earn a minimum score of 80 from written science exams and/or interviews.
For International Applicants
  • Applicants must hold a master's with a thesis degree in Management and Organization, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Public Administration or Business Administration. 
  • Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 from a master's with a thesis program.
  • Candidates must demonstrate their proficiency in English to be able to start their studies. Those who have completed their undergraduate degree in a program offered in English or obtained the minimum specified score from one of the following language exams are regarded as proficient in English.

    TOEFL IBT

    (Minimum 16 from each skill)

    IELTS Akademik

    CAE

    CPE

    PTE

    ASBU EPE

    YÖKDİL

    YDS

    84

    6,5

    C

    C

    59

    75

    85

    80

  • International students must pay the tuition fee of 6.000 TL per year .
Curriculum

 

Click here for courses.

 

Program Coordinator and Contact Information

Assoc. Prof. Mustafa ÇOLAK

   mustafa.colak@asbu.edu.tr

  +90 312 596 46 48 - 596 44 91 - 596 44 94

Application

 

For Turkish Citizens
  • Click here for the documents required for the application.
  • Click here for the online application page.

The application page becomes active in the period when the applications are accepted.

 

Application Calendar and Evaluation

The applications are generally accepted in the months of June-July-August for fall semesters and November-December for spring semesters. The university website should be followed for the exact dates.

Applicants are ranked based on an initial evaluation carried out by weighting 50% of ALES score and 50% of GPA. The number of candidates invited to science exams can be up to five times the quota. Three points after comma in decimals are taken into consideration in the ranking of applicants. If more than one candidate rank last with the same score, all these candidates are invited to entrance examination.

After applications are accepted, a science exam is held on the announced date. The application results are determined by weighting 50% of ALES score, 20% of GPA, and 30% of science exam score. Based on this evaluation, candidates who have earned a score of 80 and above are deemed successful. Successful candidates are ranked according to general evaluation scores (in cases of equal general evaluation scores, science exam scores are taken into consideration), and a number of candidates and substitute candidates as specified by quotas are announced on the institute's website.

For International Applicants
  • Click here for the documents required for the application.
  • Click here for the online application page.

 

Application Calendar and Evaluation

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Applications are evaluated by taking into account acceptance requirements of the program and international student quotas. The evaluation result is sent to the applicant's e-mail address.