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Physics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #551 (QS) Ankara, Turkey
The aim of the Physics programme from Bilkent University is to educate the future scientists who can make original and advanced research at international level in fundamental physics or in its high technology applications in close relationship with other basic science and engineering departments. 
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The Physics programme from Bilkent University is structured with the assumption that the all of the students will continue his or her education towards an M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in Physics. The Department therefore admits a small number of talented and highly qualified students every year. 

The program enables the student to attain a solid background in all areas of physics. A number of elective courses are offered for students whose interests developed in various areas of physics.

The Department pursues a state-of-the-art research program. Research areas include the study of condensed matter physics, optoelectronic devices, nanoscience, lasers and photonics, statistical physics, material science, semiconductor physics, computational physics, ultrafast photonics, surface physics, mesoscopic physics, quantum optics, ultracold atomic physics. 

The department facilities compound semiconductor research and technology laboratory consisting of Class 100 and Class 10 000 clean rooms housing a mask aligner, SEM, PECVD, RIE, UHV evaporator, magnetron sputterer, RTP, I-V, C-V and microwave measurement setups. Experimental research areas include photonics, nanocrystals, active matter, lasers and optoelectronic device technologies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Chemistry
  • English and Composition 
  • Orientation
  • Calculus 
  • General Physics
  • Orientation for Physics Majors 
  • Turkish

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A minimum diploma score of 28 out of 45. Mimimum one HL subject related to the applied program.
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal holders in International Science Olympiads recognized by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and  Technical Research Council of Turkey)
  • SAT Reasoning Test: A minimum score of 900 out of 1600 in “Math” and “Critical Reading” sections.
  • SAT Subject Test: A minimum score of 500 out of 800 from mimimum two sections related to the applied program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7685 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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