Institute of Graduate Studies

Foreign Students

Application Requirements for Foreign Candidates for Programs

a) Foreign applicants who will apply to the master's program with thesis must have a bachelor's degree in domestic or abroad faculties or colleges whose equivalence is accepted by The Council of Higher Education (YÖK).

b) Foreign applicants who will apply to the PhD program must have a bachelor's degree or master's degree from domestic faculties or colleges abroad, whose equivalence is accepted by YÖK.

c) Foreign candidates who will apply to the master's or PhD program with thesis are not required to have an Selection Exam for Academic Personnel and Graduate Studies (ALES) or any equivalent exam result document.

d) Graduation grade requirement is not required for foreign candidates.

e) Foreign applicants must have obtained the required score of a foreign language examination accepted by Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) from one of the English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Persian languages ​​other than their native language. The required score level is included in the quota table

f) Foreign applicants must have received a certificate from the Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Center (TÖMER) indicating that their knowledge of Turkish is at the level of C1.

Documents Required From Foreign Students During Registration

a) The photocopy of the pages of the passport's identity information will be brought together with the original of the passport and will be approved by the secretariat of the institute where the photocopy is the same as the original.

b) Photocopy of the foreign student residence permit.

c) Original and photocopy of the provisional certificate of graduation or diploma. Higher Education Council Presidency held equivalency certificate of graduation certificates are mandatory for candidates who have graduated or be presented with diplomas outside of Turkey.

d) The original or notarized copy of the transcript (undergraduate transcript for master’s programs and master's transcript for PhD programs). It is obligatory to submit the transcript document with its certified Turkish translation for candidates who have graduated or be presented with diplomas outside of Turkey.

e) Photocopy of the certificate received from the Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Center (TÖMER) that proving Turkish knowledge is at C1 level (with original certificate).

f) YDS (Foreign Language Exam), YÖKDİL or equivalent exam result document.

g) 2 passport photos taken in the last 6 months (4.5 X6 cm).