/// // //

Social Psychology Ph.D. Program


Application Requirements


Graduate Exam: ALES or GRE score (ALES EA 75)

English Proficiency Exam: METU IYS (75)

Reference Letter: 2 reference letters (from applicants outside of METU Psychology Department)

Letter of Intention: A letter of intention in English

GPA: 3.0/4.0 or 80/100


After the initial evaluation successful applicants will be invited to an interview.


If you follow the link below, you can find detailed information regarding application process.

Graduate School of Social Sciences How to Apply?


Also, you can find up-to-date and detailed information regarding application criteria of graduate programs.

Graduate School of Social Sciences Application Criteria of Programs


Students with a B.Sc. degree in psychology can apply for the Ph.D. program even if they have a masters degree from a different discipline. Students from other disciplines need an M.S. degree in Social Psychology.


The evaluation criteria are as follows:

50% ALES or GRE

30% GPA

20% Interview


The number of students who will be accepted to the programs may change based on the needs of the department.


Guideline for Qualifying Exam in METU Social Psychology PhD Program