About the Program

The aim of the PhD Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences is to educate pharmacists’ and candidates with pharmacy related master of sciences degree, with a PhD degree in many fields of pharmacy such as Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacology. The objectives of the program are to educate students who will play an important role in the development of our university and that will increase the scientific studies and contribute to the scientific literature. The mission of the program is to develop of scientists’ who always follow the latest technological and scientific developments and adopt the philosophy of critical thinking with an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, collaborative thinking structure. The vision of the program is to pioneer the latest scientific developments, to be the cornerstone of the scientific improvement of universities, to contribute to the production of quality science in the development of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in the world and the region.

Education Opportunities

Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD Program aiming to develop students in area of pharmaceutics in to provide them strong knowledge. The curriculum consists of two compulsory courses of pharmaceutical sciences as well as technical elective courses on specific topics such as pharmacology, pharmaceutical technology, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmaceutical biotechnology, a seminar and a thesis. These courses are chosen by a student in consultation with his/her course advisor and can be selected from PhD course offerings. Research methods course offered to the students to improve their research abilities. A supervisor who is expert in his/her field is assigned for each students and assists the student in preparing his/her seminar and in designing a plan of study that creates a cohesive degree program with a concentration in a particular pharmaceutical sciences focus area. Students continue their laboratory studies in the modern laboratories of the CIU, equipped with the most advanced equipments of the island.

Career Areas

Within the scope of the PhD Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, students will be able to solve problems in research and development studies and / or work in projects that will bring innovation to science and technology. It is possible to realize some of these studies in related industries and abroad within the scope of international collaborations. Graduates of the PhD program in Pharmaceutical Sciences will be employed as academics in the faculties of Pharmacy, Health, Engineering as well as drug and cosmetics industry, and in laboratories related to biomedical sciences.Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD students will be supported to have parts in these fields and improve themselves. By this way they would be highly experienced scientists and would also help to our society in the fields related with pharmaceutics.


Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU244
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institue E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr


3-5 Years