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Cognitive Sciences

Yeditepe University

24 months
8000 USD/year
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Cognitive Sciences Program at Yeditepe University involves six main areas: Computer Science, Linguistics, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Anthropology, Philosophy of Mind and Neuroscience.


The Cognitive Sciences investigates the human mind with an interdisciplinary approach. Functional and neuroanatomical aspects of the human cognitive processes as well as modelling of these in a machine are main areas of research in Cognitive Science. Subjects of study include linguistics, memory, artificial intelligence, mathematical modelling of the mind, neuroanatomy, emotion, visual perception, and self.


The primary mission of the Yeditepe University Graduate Program in Cognitive Science is to engage researchers from the disciplines of Psychology, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Neurology and Anthropology to contribute to the development of cognitive sciences in Turkey as a consciousness of the human mind. Cognitive Science aims to create such questions that have not emerged in traditional studies in order to understand the functioning of the human mind / brain and to produce answers using new approaches to these questions.


Increasing the recognition and awareness of Yeditepe University constitutes the priority vision of the Graduate Program in Cognitive Sciences. It is also an important part of our vision that strengthening the program with the anticipation that the field of Cognitive Science will be an important area of science world in the near future in the light of today's data, and the prominence of both the Yeditepe University and the departments and researchers who make up the Graduate Program of Cognitive Science. 

Programme Structure


  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Machine Learning
  • Language and Mind
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Recent Research in Cognition
  • Research Methods in Cognitive Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • For Research Master’s degree programs (Master’s degree programs with thesis), the minimum required ALES score is 55. (Test results older than five years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted). Candidates who do not have ALES certificate at the application date may register as a "Conditional student".
  • For English language proficiency, the minimum required YOKDIL,YDS score is 55 and minimum required TOEFL score is 66 (YOKDİL and YDS results older than five years, TOEFL results older than two years from the date of the application are not valid and will not be accepted).
  • 2 reference letters
  • Letter of Intent (Maximum 600 words)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript
  • Ales document

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

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