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Questions about the higher education system in Turkey.

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How is the PhD system in Turkey?

I met someone who graduated from Firat University in Turkey, and claimed to have published 60 journal articles in his 3 years of PhD studies (2015-2018). Although I haven't studied in Turkey or Asia(...
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Why are Iranian universities ranked better than Turkish universities? [closed]

The following is the Times Higher Education world university ranking 2021: According to this ranking, Iranian universities rank higher than that of Turkey. Is there any specific reason, given that ...
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Why does an "external member" of a thesis defense committee come to your defense?

I am curious why would some professor from another university come to my university (in Turkey) merely for my defense. What benefit does this professor have in it? Do universities pay professors for ...
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Thesis or published papers for PhD application?

There are two types of programs (maths - Turkey) that I can apply for MSc : With and without thesis. I agree that writing a thesis is a writing task to learn and important but I can also learn how to ...