Neuroscience Graduate Program

nsc posterBilkent University is home to a large group of scientists with diverse backgrounds who share a common interest in understanding the structure and function of the brain in health and disease. In 2014 Bilkent University will launch an interdisciplinary neuroscience graduate program, that offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Neuroscience. Areas of research include systems-, cellular & molecular-, developmental-, cognitive-, social-, and behavioral  neuroscience, neuroengineering, neuroeconomics, neuroprosthetics, neurogenomics and optogenetics. We have admitted our first group of graduate students for the Fall term 2014.

Graduate Programs

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The deadlines for Fall 2019-2020 Semester;

Early: 26 March 2019

Regular: 10 June 2019

Interviews will be conducted;

Early: 16-17 April 2019

Regular: 27-28 June 2019

Application Requirements for MS and PhD students


* Applications from those candidates who miss these minimum scores by a small margin, but have other academic credentials that indicate a strong background necessary to complete the applied degree, will also be considered.


Letter of Recommendation – 2

Date of Interview

Interviews will be conducted in the last week of December and or the first week of January. Successful candidates will receive an invitation letter with the exact date and time of the interview.

For more information on the applications please visit Graduate School of Engineering and Science website.