Application Requirements

Application Procedure for PhD and MSc with Thesis Programs

Items listed below are only for applicant’s information.
All the applicants should apply through ONLINE APPLICATION PROGRAM.  

  1. Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
  2. Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc, 3 for Ph.D) (3 for MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics)
  3. TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
    – TOEFL Internet Based: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
    – YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80
  4. ALES scores
  5. GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
  6. Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  7. Statement of Purpose

 

Application Procedure for Non-Thesis Programs

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Items listed below are only for applicant’s information.
All the applicants should apply through ONLINE APPLICATION PROGRAM.  

  1. Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
  2. Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc, 3 for Ph.D) (3 for MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics)
  3. TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
    – TOEFL Internet Based: Minimum Score 80 (Exams taken in Turkey must be carried out at the State Universities.)
    – YDS/e-YDS/YOKDIL: 80
  4. ALES scores (required for all Turkish nationals)
  5. GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
  6. Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  7. Statement of Purpose

Application Deadlines

2020 SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 8, 2019

Application Evaluation:
Please note that all MS & PhD applications are evaluated soon after the application deadline (early or regular).

Missing Documents:
Applications with the missing documents may not receive full consideration.

Making sure that the application is complete is the responsibility of the applicant and should be done in a timely manner.

Interview:
All programs conduct interviews with the promising candidates.

Final Admission Announcement:
Applicants will be notified of final admission decisions within 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.

Online Application

Before starting your online application make sure you have the following documents:

  • Resume / CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • English language proficiency test results (TOEFL or YDS/e-YDS/YÖKDİL)
  • GRE test scores
  • ALES (for Turkish applicants)

Other documentation may also be required. Please make sure you check the application requirements website.

 

 Important things to remember!

  • There is no need for a separate scholarship application. You only need to apply to the program(s) of your choice.
  • The application process is free. There is no application fee.
  • It is important to scan your documents before starting the online application.
  • You will also be able to upload any additional documents required to process your application after you have submitted it online.
  • If there are any technical problems with your application you can always sent an email to gsse@ku.edu.tr missing documents or information.

Once you developed the required documents you are ready to submit your application online.

Use the below online application to apply. 

Online Application Gradapp

Registration Process

Documents needed for registration

  • University Diploma (Please kindly bring the original diploma’s with you from your Undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D studies.)
  • Transcript (from all the Universities previously attented)
  • Copy of Passport or Turkish National ID
  • 2 Bio-metric Photographs with white background. Your name should be printed at the back side of each photos.
  • Military Status Certificate for all Turkish citizen male students
  • ALES / GRE Score
  • TOEFL IBT, YDS/e-YDS or YÖKDİL Score (If you are a native speaker of English please ignore this requirement)