DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE APPLICATION TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS (BAŞVURU İÇİN GEREKLİ BELGELER)

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE APPLICATION TO GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • DIPLOMA

    • For Master Degree Programs: The notarized copy of the Bachelor Degree diploma

    • For PhD Programs: The notarized copy of the Bachelor and Master Degree diplomas 

  • TRANSCRIPT

    • For Master Degree Programs: The notarized copy of the Bachelor Degree transcript

    • For PhD Progerams: The notarized copy of the Bachelor and Master Degree transcripts

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the document is issued in English in its original version, the copy is enough; however, if the document is issued in the languages apart from Turkish or English, it must be translated into Turkish or English 

  • (If available) For the application to Master’s with thesis and Doctorate programs, a copy of the score report for one of the valid ALES, GRE or GMAT Tests (applicants who do not yet have a score report of ALES/GRE/GMAT can be offered conditional acceptance. In that case, they are required to sign a written contract to fulfill their pre-enrollment liabilities within one year after submitting their Turkish language certificate. In the meantime, applicants have to submit the required test certificate).

  • (If available) For the diplomas obtained from the foreign country higher education institutions, a copy of the diploma equivalency certificate issued by Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK) (the students, who are offered conditional acceptance, are allowed only one semester to submit this document).

  • A copy of the passport pages showing the credentials and the visa page related to the residence in Turkey. (If available)  the copy of the Residance Permit pages showing the credentials and the page related to the residence in Turkey

  • The Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate(s) for the candidates who apply to the programs taught in Turkish:

    Prospective students, who apply to the programs taught in Turkish, are required to prove that they have sufficient knowledge of the Turkish language to follow the courses.

    The students, who completed their high school, undergraduate and/or Master’s degree in Turkish, do not need to proof any Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate.

    Minimum B2 TÖMER, UTS or upper level of exam result and/or other equivalent Turkish test result approved by the Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK) is required to be submitted.

    If students do not have any Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate, they will be offered conditional acceptance and they are required to sign a written contract to submit the required language certificate in a year.

    In that case, they are allowed one year to submit the language certificate before starting the courses. After a year, Turkish Language Certificate is required to be submitted to the Department of Student Affairs before the academic year begins.

    If students cannot submit a valid Turkish Language Certificate, they will  dismissed from the university.

  • For Master Degree Programs in English: A copy of the score report of one of the following tests:

    • YDS/YOKDIL: 50
    • TOEFL- IBT: 60
    • CAE: C
    • CPE: C
    • PEARSON PTE: 50
  • For PhD Programs: A copy of the score report of one of the following tests:

    • YDS/YOKDIL: 60
    • TOEFL- IBT: 72
    • CAE: C
    • CPE: C
    • PEARSON PTE: 55

      If applicants do not have any English test result, they can attend the English Preparatory School Foreign Language Proficiency Exam (YDYS) at Istanbul Commerce University. The applicants who pass the exam can begin their study

      If applicants fail to pass the YDYS English exam and/or cannot submit any valid English test score, they can study at the Intensive English Preparatory School at the university.

  • 2 colored passport size photos (should have been taken in the last six months).

  • The payment receipt of the application fee (200 USD) that is transferred to the Bank Account of Istanbul Commerce University. For the bank account information, click here. (Scholarship candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee) Please don’t forget to write the full name of the applicant (how it is written on the passport) and his/her passport number.

For information in Turkish, please click here.