Director: Prof. Dr. Ömer L. Gebizlioğlu

Kadir Has University Finance and Banking Doctorate (PhD) Program serves individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in finance either as an academic in universities or as a professional in finance sector institutions and organizations. Considering the value of time, students must select courses according to the specialization that they seek as to achieve a maximum possible benefit in their learning and thesis research endeavours. The program consists of compulsory courses along with major-field and open-field selective courses. The major-field selective courses are those that are marked by FB course codes, whereas open-field selective courses are the ones that are offered by the other major fields of Kadir Has University’s School of Graduate Studies. In line, students can enroll too in graduate courses of related disciplines like economics, law, business management, communications, engineering and management information systems. After succesful completion of their course works, students must pass the qualifying examination of the program and then conduct a thesis research towards a PhD thesis ending with a successful thesis defence and approval.

Regulations and rules about acceptance to the program, course work and thesis work stages of the program and other matters in relevance can be seen at the graduate programs links of the Kadir Has University’s web page.

The language of instruction, education and thesis work of the program is English.

Instruction times of the courses are tailored towards the needs of working professionals.

Contact person: Prof. Dr. Ömer L. Gebizlioğlu

Distinctive features of KHAS Finance and Banking Ph.D Program

Faculty of Finance and Banking PhD Program consists of competent academics who follow global and domestic developments in their fields closely. In addition to teaching courses and conducting other academic activities of the program, faculty staff also organizes panels, seminars and conferences on topical economic and financial issues. Thus, the theoretical instruction of the program is enriched with real world oriented examples and activities.

Kadir Has University’ s continuously expanding library and electronic databases provide access to a wide variety of books, periodicals and related information.

Graduates of the program acquire up to date instruction in the sine qua non fields of finance and banking like financial economics, financial institutions and markets, banking theory and policy, managerial economics, international monetary/financial system, financial risk management and financial modeling. For those who are interested, the program offers courses in quantitative finance, probability, stochastic processes and statistics, too.

Course materials of the program are in English, thus providing students access the most up to date course information worldwide. This helps them compete better in the increasingly global marketplace for finance experts.

Graduates of the program successfully work in various private and public institutions like banking firms, corporations, investment funds, state organizations and metropolitan mayoralities, as well as higher education institutions, universities and research centers.