Istanbul Technical University

International Undergraduate Admissions Required Credentials 2010-11
International students who are currently seniors or have graduated from a secondary school that offers a curriculum equivalent to a Turkish High School and who satisfy the requirements below may apply to pursue an undergraduate degree at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU). A limited number of international applicants are accepted each year. The application requirements for the 2010-2011 academic year is provided below. 1) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Completion of a secondary school that offers a curriculum equivalent to Turkish secondary schools; Nationals or dual citizens of the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are not considered eligible for international admissions; Effective 2011, students who had dual citizenship but denaturalized from either Turkish or TRNC citizenships and/or completed their entire secondary school education either in Turkey or in TRNC are not eligible; Turkish nationals who completed their secondary school education in TRNC are not eligible; Applications of students who have been expelled or dismissed from an institution of higher education in Turkey are not eligible. All students are required to submit official score reports of their standardized tests.

2) STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES: All students are required to submit official score reports of their standardized tests (including SAT, YÖS, etc.). The submitted results must reflect scores for exams taken in the past two (2) years. The ITU Senate will accept the following standardized tests and respective scores: Entrance Exam for Foreign Students (YÖS Yabancı Uyruklu Öğrenci Sınavı): A minimum score of 55 standard points on the YÖS Basic Learning Skills Test; 1

University Entrance Examination in People's Republic of China (Gaokao): A minimum score of 500/750 from the stream related to the program being applied to. or bronze medal in the International Science Olympiads recognized by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). Diplome Debirestan and Pişdaneşgahi (Iran): A minimum average of 17/20. Al-Shahada-Al-Thanawiyya (Syria): For the Engineering. Architecture and Science Programs: A score of 195/240 on Scientific Stream For Other Programs: A score of 185/240 on Scientific and Literary Streams.Mathematics and Critical Reading sections: A minimum score of 1100 out of 1600. International Science Olympiads: Recipient of a gold.Mathematics section: minimum 680 out of 800. ACT (American College Testing): Minimum score of 24 Mathematics. Tawjihi (applicable for nationals of Jordan and Palestine): An average score of 90 on the Scientific Stream and an average score of 80 on the Scientific and Literary Stream. one of which is directly related to the program being applied to. For Other Programs: a minimum of 70/100 on the Literary Stream. Science Reasoning and Composite points. GCE (General Certificate Examination): At least three Advanced Level. silver.SAT Reasoning . French Baccalaureate: A minimum score of 15/20 on stream related to the program being applied to. National University Exam of Kazakhstan: A score of 90/120. Architecture and Scientific Programs: a minimum of 70/100 on the Scientific Stream. German ABITUR: A grade of 2 or better Matura: A grade of 2 or better 2 . International Baccalaureate: Students must have an IB diploma and a total minimum score of 30. and two IGCSE/Ordinary Levels. SAT Reasoning . or 2 Advanced Levels and 4 IGCSE/Ordinary Levels with an average of a C Note: Two Advanced Subsidiary levels will be accepted as equivalent to one Advanced Level. Baccalaureate Libanais (Lebanon): For the Faculties of Engineering. Senegalese Baccalaureate: A minimum score of 15/20 on stream related to the program being applied to.

along with English or Turkish translation 4. Candidates may apply in person. 7. Test Requirements The original or authenticated copy of the requires standardized test reports (YÖS. This official document must be obtained either from the Turkish Ministry of Education or the Turkish Missions abroad. Photocopy of Passport A photocopy of the identification page (with the photograph). 2. showing subjects taken and grades received. Only exams and minimum score requirements met in item 2 are taken into consideration. Applicants for the Fashion Design Department of Textile Technologies and Design Faculty should complete an online application form. Tawjihi. Receipt of bank transfer of the application fee (150 TL) The application fee can be paid by wire transfer to: Bank: T. SAT. Applicants who have not received their official high school diploma must submit an official document from their high schools stating their expected graduation date. GCE. The computer generated application form must be submitted along with their portfolios (click here to download sample portfolio) in their application packages. The document must state that the high school diploma of the applicant is equivalent to a Turkish high school diploma. Application Form (click here) High School Diploma An authenticated copy of a high school diploma must be submitted in English and Turkish.C. 3 . 6. İş Bankası Branch: Ayazağa Kampus Şubesi Account Number: 1281-1290 IBAN: TR 95 006 4000 0011 2810 0012 90 Swift Code: ISBKTRIS Please send all completed application forms and supporting documents to the address below by the deadline. The original diploma may be presented for approval at the time of application. A Document of Equivalence (“Denklik Belgesi”) will be required for registration. Documents of all college or university coursework must also be sent in the original language. 3. Late applications will not be reviewed. 5. Baccalaureate etc) must be submitted. Incomplete and unsigned applications will not be processed.3) DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION PACKAGE 1. Official Transcript ITU requires records from all secondary schools attended.

interviews and entrance exams stated in the academic calendar of ITU. An official letter of acceptance will be mailed to the accepted applicants. This number will also be used in the ITU Student Information Automation System. ITU requires that all international students have adequate medical insurance during all periods of enrollment.itu.09 July 6) IDENTIFICATION NUMBER FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS: Recent regulations mandate all foreign nationals residing in Turkey to obtain an identity number issued by the Turkish government. International students may obtain an ID number online: http://tckimlik. A visa is required to enter Turkey and to enroll at ITU. Applicants of Faculty of Textile Technology and Design and Turkish Music State Conservatory are required to participate in the pre-selection Students are required to submit their tuition fee during registration. Accepted students should apply to Turkish Embassies/Consulates in their home countries with their Letter of Acceptance to obtain a student visa.aspx or through the General Directorate of Security (Istanbul Emniyet Genel Müdürlüğü) 4 . 5) APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND REGISTRATION Admission to ITU is highly Address: İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Öğrenci İşleri Daire Başkanlığı Ayazağa Kampüsü Maslak 34469 Sarıyer İstanbul TURKEY 4) APPLICATION DEADLINES Pre-registration takes place between 28 June 2010 . Meeting the requirements to apply does not guarantee admittance to the University. results will be posted on the University web page (www. Registration will only be complete following full payment of tuition. Following the review and evaluation of applications. Registration dates and documents required for registration will be sent to the prospective students with their letters of acceptance and will be announced on our web site.

who are accepted to the 100% English undergraduate programs of ITU.0 or ITU English Proficiency Exam 60) during registration. IELTS 6. A proficiency in English is critical to success. 30% of the courses offered at ITU are in English. Students who fail to provide a passing English Proficiency exam score (TOEFL PBT 500-IBT 60. Students in the 30% English program State Conservatory of ITU must prove proficiency in Turkish in order to begin their undergraduate education. Placement will be made according to the priority of your preference.CBT 213. Students. The application documents should be multiplied accordingly. IELTS or ITU English Proficiency Exam) are exempt from the English Preparation class and can enroll as a freshman. will be required to complete ITU’s College of Foreign Language English Preparation Course. For the Department of Fashion Design TOEFL is the only English proficiency exam accepted and the minimum required TOEFL score is PBT 550IBT 80.7) LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION Currently. As of the 2010-2011 academic year. Students who score a C level of Turkish are offered a leave of absence for 1 year to learn Turkish. 5 . PS: Students can apply to maximum 5 programs. who have sufficient (B) or insufficient (C) level of Turkish are required to improve their Turkish language skills to Level B. Students who obtain the required score on their English Proficiency exam (TOEFL. full English undergraduate programs will be offered to all students.

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