Department of Statistics

General Information

Teaching Objectives of Department of Statistics; To be able to produce a solution to the problem and to have analytical thinking skills, to be able to use interdisciplinary studies, to use information technologies effectively, to have professional ethics and responsibility, to raise respectable statistical staff who have scientific skepticism principle.

Statistical Science is a science that uses the inductive and deductive methods in collecting data from the masses, editing collected data, analyzing and interpreting the collected data and modeling the variability in the properties of individuals and objects with probability theory.

The Department of Statistics was established in 1985 as the seventh department of the Faculty of Science at Ege University and started its undergraduate education in 1987-1988 academic year. Education - Teaching is carried out in English at least 30% of the courses. About 550 students in the department; 1 professor, 5 associate professor, 4 assistant professors, 2 lecturers and 4 research assistants. 

Students who successfully complete all the courses in the four-year education plan receive a bachelor's degree in Statistics and gains the title "Statistician". The Department of Statistics, together with other departments of the Faculty of Science, started to accept second curriculum students from the 2001-2002 academic year. Currently the second curriculum is not active

Masters's and Doctorate Degree Programs in Ege University, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Statistics, are conducted by the members of the Department.

Program Profile

Since 2014-2015 academic year, undergraduate education is only available to students in Primary Education. Training is completed in four years. The courses are divided into two semesters and the compulsory courses are shown in the faculty program. In the first two semesters of undergraduate education, the department offers a variety of general courses to prepare students for more technical and specialized studies in the third and fourth years. The program of the last two years has been designed to provide the student with a more advanced knowledge of Statistics as well as training in many applied fields.

Working Areas of statisticians

The main objective of the Department of Statistics is to provide a well-balanced Statistics program for statistician candidates who can work in many fields including university. In addition to the theoretical statistical knowledge of departmental programs, statistics, computer, operations research, economics, accounting, statistical quality control, simulation etc. the study areas are very wide because they are supported by the lessons.

  • Industrial Statistics,
  • Quality control,
  • Quality Development and Experimental Design units,
  • Planning units that conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis,
  • Insurance companies,
  • IT sector,
  • Technology development units,
  • R & D and consulting companies,
  • Banks,
  • State Planning Organization, Ministries, Turkey Statistical Institute (TSI), the Turkish Standards Institute (TSE), Business and Employment Agency and other government agencies.