UNAM and Şişecam are seeking for DOCTORAL (PhD) CANDIDATES under the Industry PhD Program supported by TÜBİTAK (no. 2244).


Application Deadline: Fall 2021

Research topics include but are not limited to the following areas of
material science, nanotechnology and other related fields: 

Heat Treatment, Nanomaterials, Coating Technologies


This program provides financial support to train qualified human resources with PhD degrees for collaboration between university and industry and to provide an employment option in industry. For more details, follow the link below:



  • Tuition waiver (50.500 TL/year for the Academic Year 2020-2021)
  • A commitment will be signed between Şişecam and successful students on 7th term of the PhD Program for full-time employment
  • Monthly stipend (net 4,500 TL/month)
  • Housing support
  • Private health insurance
  • A laptop computer
  • Meal card

How to Apply?

Applicants must submit their PhD application through Bilkent University Graduate Application System available at https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/gradapp/ and also the applicant must inform UNAM Administration about their application to Şişecam-UNAM TÜBİTAK 2244 University-Industry PhD Program via sending an e-mail to 2244@unam.bilkent.edu.tr at the same time with their PhD Application to Bilkent Graduate School.

Related PhD Programs

Among the PhD Programs (directly after BS or following MS) at Bilkent Graduate School are the Materials Science and Engineering (MSN), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EE), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Physics (PHYS), and Chemistry (CHEM) graduate programs, which are likely to cover the thesis topics and support the thesis supervision relevant to this Şişecam-UNAM University-Industry PhD program.

Admission Process

PhD applications will be evaluated by the Graduate Admission Committee of UNAM and Bilkent Graduate School and the pre-selected candidates for Şişecam-UNAM TÜBİTAK 2244 will be interviewed both by Şişecam and UNAM.

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