The Department of Psychology is dedicated to advanced research and education in psychological science. Its broad curriculum is characterized by an emphasis on cognition and neuroscience as well as investigation. Research laboratories in the Department are developing rapidly, with on-site access to a magnetic resonance imaging scanner for brain imaging, a state-of-the-art visual perception laboratory, and an animal laboratory for neurobiological studies. The Department offers a wide range of courses, including many in applied areas such as clinical psychology, and requires a senior thesis for graduation.
Why study at Bilkent University
Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.
Bilkent offers a stimulating learning environment and a colorful social atmosphere. Its extensive campus provides a comfortable base for academic studies and extracurricular involvement while having the advantages of being close to a thriving metropolis. Students can commute to campus via the free shuttle system.
Bilkent University has recently been ranked 54th in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. According to I.S.I. Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to rank high in Turkey in a number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.