Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences

Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences

Message from the Director


Prof. Dr. Uğur Yahşi

Welcome to Institute of Pure and Applied Sciences (IPAS) at Marmara University, one of the country’s oldest and most-rooted universities. IPAS comprises Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Technology with their major and interdisciplinary programs under the regulations and procedures of IPAS implemented by the Turkish Council of Higher Education.  

IPAS was established first in 1982 with few departments; but, now there are 23 thesis, 6 nonthesis, and 4 interdisciplinary programs with more than 350 graduate students (50 of them Ph.D. program) enrolled for 2014-2015 Spring Semester with more than 3800 alumni. IPAS offers two higher degree programs, Master of Science (M.Sc.) with/without thesis and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).  

As IPAS, we are proud to state our highly qualified two incorporating missions: the training of graduate students for their careers together with pedagogical enterprises of the University and the integration of graduate students into the fundamental and industrial researches through pure and applied sciences. Teaching and research experiences of our faculties are well equipped with the contemporary knowledge using innovative and practical methods in national/international pure and industrial projects.  With their intellectual collegiality, graduate students are allowed to enter a new world of participating in cutting-edge research. Thus, our programs are so organized that graduate students are inquired for scientific thinking and analysis to ongoing issues that impact the world today and challenges of tomorrow. The graduate students are eligible to take some courses in other universities in and/or out of state and partly fulfilment of research activities by the exchange programs through ERASMUS and FARABI. Those enrolled ERASMUS and FARABI may extend their perspective and educational abilities through a broad range of study options on the globe.

I am delighted lively interactions with our graduate students who have been engaged to study at Marmara University. For those who are willing to join to MarmaraUniversity, we encourage you to explore the graduate school’s interdisciplinary degree options as well as regular degree programs and countless research opportunities. Please be in touch with any questions that you may have.

Last but not least, we aim to ensure that our graduate students have the best possible experience as learners, scholars, researchers, producers, and pedagogues during their studies in our institution located in this greatest location of Istanbul.

With All Best Wishes,


Professor of Physics and Director of IPAS

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