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GRADUATE LEVEL ADMISSION APPLICATION FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
According to “ITU Graduate Level Academic Regulations” and “ITU Graduate Level Senate Principles”, new students will be admitted to Master's and Ph.D. Programs of Graduate School .
Graduate Level Admission Application and Required Documents
Foreign Students should apply via the following link https://www.sis.itu.edu.tr/onkayitlar/luyabanci/basvuru/ until 12 February 2022 (with Turkey time latest at 14:00 pm ).
There is detailed information about how to apply ,how to upload the required documents and how to add recommendation letters in the application link above.
Documents Required to be Uploaded in PDF Format For Application;
- Applicant’s official transcripts including all undergraduate and/or graduate level courses and their grades issued by the universities that the applicant graduated or will be graduated from.
Applicant who will apply for PhD programs after his/her undergraduate degree has to have at least 3.0 Cumulative GPA out of 4.00 .
- One of the Score Documents from Academic Personnel and Graduate Level Entrance Exam (ALES), GRE or GMAT including the related scores (ALES, GRE and GMAT scores are valid for 5 years.)
Applicants for Master's Programs are required to have Numerical score minimum 55 from ALES . Applicants who will apply for PhD programs after their undergraduate level degree are required to have Numerical score minimum 80 FROM ALES (ALES minimum score is not required for the Social Sciences Institute Music programs)
The minimum score required from Quantitative section of GRE is 610 (in the new system is minimum 149).
Applicants for Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences Programs can apply with GMAT certificate. GMAT with a minimum score of 450 is required for these applicants.
- One of the Documents of English Proficiency that is accepted according to ITU Senate principles.
- Statement of Purpose
- Curriculum Vitae
- Recommendation Letter
For each applied program two recommendation letters are required. For MSc applications, one of these recommendation letters is required to be prepared by an academic instructor who the student worked with. For PhD applications, one of the recommendation letters must be supplied from the supervisor that the candidates are planning to study together during their doctorate education.
Reference letter is uploaded to the system by the person who is giving the reference, not by the candidate
P.S. 1: Required ALES, GRE, GMAT minimum scores and minimum cummulative GPA may differ according to Master’s and Ph.D. programs . Requirements for programs and quotas are given at the Registar’s Office Web page :https://www.sis.itu.edu.tr/
|English Proficiency Documents and the required minimum scores are given at the table below:|
|MASTER’S PROGRAMS APPLICATION||PhD PROGRAMS APPLICATION|
|İTÜ English Proficieny Exam||65||-||-|
|YÖK Language Exam||65||YÖK Language Exam||65|
|TOEFL (Paper Based)||523||TOEFL (Paper Based)||523|
|TOEFL (Computer Based)||183||TOEFL (Computer Based)||183|
|TOEFL (Internet Based)||78||TOEFL (Internet Based)||78|
|PTE (Academic)||62||PTE (Academic)||62|
TOEFL IBT/PBT,PTE, İTU English Proficiency Exam valid for 2 years.
ÜDS,KPDS,YDS, e-YDS test results are valid for 5 years . TOEFL ITP is not accepted.
English certificate is not mandatory in the Master applications.
The students admitted to any master program can complete their registration without an English certificate, but they cannot take courses until the submission of a valid English certificate. The applicants for a PhD program must deliver English certificate up to the registration period. If they do not submit a valid English certificate in the registration, they will not be registered.
ABOUT TOEFL IBT EXAM
In accordance with the decision taken at the meeting of ITU University Board of Directors dated 15.12.2011 and numbered 914 ; dating from the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year, If TOEFL and IBT test results are from the testing centers in Turkey ,only the results from the exams conducted in the centers in state and private universities are accepted by ITU. TOEFL home edition can be used due to the pandemic.
Graduate School web page: https://www.lee.itu.edu.tr/