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KTO KARATAY UNIVERSITY

ADMISSION TO UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS FROM ABROAD
APPLICATION DATES: MAY 30TH – AUGUST 15TH 2014

Click for the online application form.

TERMS OF APPLICATION

  1. are foreign nationals,
  2. are Turkish citizens by birth and permitted to cease from Turkish citizenship by the Ministry of Interior Affairs and their underage children that who are recorded in Turkish Citizenship Renunciation Document and have the "Kanunla Tanınan Hakların Kullanılmasına İlişkin Belge" recognized by Law No. 5203,
  3. have dual nationality; foreign nationals by birth and acquired Turkish  citizenship afterwards,
  4. are Turkish nationals completing all of their high school education in a foreign country other than Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC),
  5. are TRNC nationals, residing in TRNC and completing the secondary education in TRNC with GCE AL exam scores,
  6. are TRNC nationals registered and educated in colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and who have or will have GCE AL exam scores, will be admitted.
  1. hold the a citizenship of The Republic of Turkey, and have completed their secondary education in Turkey or in The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,
  2. hold the a citizenship of The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (except for those who have completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system in TRNC, and those who have registered and completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system abroad between 2005-2010),
  3. hold a dual citizenship, one of which is a citizenship of The Republic of Turkey by birth, as stated in article (a) item.2. (except for those who have completed their high school education in another country other than The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who have completed their high school education in a Turkish institution in another country other than The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus),
  4. who hold a dual citizenship, one of which is a citizenship of The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (except for those who have completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system in TRNC, and those who have registered and completed their secondary education in a GCE AL system abroad between 2005-2010),
  5. those who hold a citizenship of The Republic of Turkey or a dual citizenship, one of which is the a citizenship of The Republic of Turkey by birth, as stated in article a item.2, and who have completed their secondary education at institutions within an embassy or in other foreign institutions in Turkey,
  6. are expelled from a higher education institution in Turkey due to a disciplinary action, will not be admitted.

 
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED 
Documents required for application:


Applicants should complete an online application form on university website, load the digital forms of original documents listed below and pay the application fee. Besides, applicants planning to send their applications by post should ensure to complete the application forms and send them with supporting documents and receipt of applications fee to university no later than announced deadline. All of the documents either online or posted must be Turkish or English. 

  1. Applicants who apply more than one program of different faculties and vocational schools should fill in just one application form.
  2.  An authenticated copy of a high school diploma or applicants who have not graduated from high school must submit an official document from their high schools stating their expected graduation date.
  3. Applicants should submit an official transcript certified by applicant's High School Director showing all courses taken and grades received and authenticated copy of the transcript in Turkish by Turkish Embassies abroad.
  4. An authenticated Turkish or English photocopy of identification pages of passport.
  5. Passport photograph
  6. Receipt of application fee,
  7. The authenticated copy of the required standardized test reports if available. (for Abitur, International Baccalaureate, GCE, Tawjihi etc there is no time limit for the validity, SAT etc. is valid for two years) 

Documents required for exact registration

  1. An authenticated copy of a high school diploma or applicants who have not graduated from high school must submit an official document from their high schools stating their expected graduation date.
  2. A Document of Equivalence (“Denklik Belgesi”) must be obtained either from the Turkish Ministry of Education or the Turkish Embassies abroad. The document must state that the high school diploma of the applicant is equivalent to a Turkish high school diploma.
  3. Applicants should submit an official transcript certified by applicant's High School Director showing all courses taken and grades received and authenticated copy of the transcript in Turkish by Turkish Embassies abroad
  4. An authenticated Turkish or English photocopy of identification pages of passport.
  5. The authenticated copy of the required standardized test reports if available. (Abitur, International Baccalaureate, GCE, Tawjihi etc. are valid indefinitely, SAT etc. is valid for 2 years) 
  6. Provided with the demand of applicant, applicants who doesn’t have international or national accepted test results should score 55 or higher from the test which is examined by a university commission.
  7. The document that certifies the bearer is able to compensate his/her own housing and catering expenses.
  8. 6 passport photograph
  9. Receipt of tuition fee

THE QUOTA OF THE FACULTIES FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN 2014-2015

Education in KTO Karatay University is required to pay fee. The annual fees of each faculty for international students beginning their program in 2014 are as listed below. 
 
NAME OF THE PROGRAM    QUOTA    FEE

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING    7000$

Computer Engineering    8    
Electrical-Electronic Engineering    8    
Mechanical Engineering    8    
Mechatronic Engineering    8    
Civil Engineering    12    
Department of Materials Science and Nano Technology Engineering  6
FACULTY OF LAW    8000$
Law    32    

FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES 6000 $
Management    10    
International Trade    14    
Social Service    12    
Insurance and Social Security    10  
 
FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN    8000$
Interior and Environmental Design    10    
Architecture    10    
Traditional Turkish Arts Department  6
Graphics 8

JUSTICE VOCATIONAL SCHOOL    5000 $
Justice    10    

ENGLISH PREPARATORY PROGRAM    5000 $
 
Fees are collected in two equal installments at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters (first 4 in the beginning of the Fall semester, second 4 in the beginning of Spring semester) The fees can be paid in foreign currecny or in Turkish Lira in accordance with effective exchange rate of Turkish National Bank. (includes 8% VAT)
 
Language of Instruction

The language of instruction in our university is in English and Turkish. Applicants accepted by KTO Karatay University have to present proof of their English and Turkish proficiency by receiving the accepted minimum scores in one of the exams accepted by the Senate of KTO Karatay University. Applicants satisfying this requirement may enroll in the program to which they have been accepted. Those who fail to satisfy this English proficiency requirement are accepted to into the English or Turkish Preparatory program.
  
English Proficiency Exams Accepted by the KTO Karatay University

Minimum required scores:

  1. from KTO Karatay University’s English Proficiency Test (KEPT) is 60, 
  2. from FCE, CAE or CPE of Cambridge University is “C”,
  3. from IELTS is 6.00,
  4. from the Written section of TOEFL PBT (paper-based) is 523,
  5. from TOEFL IBT (internet-based) is 70, (those who submit the original copies of one of these exams’ results to the Coordinatorship of the English Preparatory Program will be exempted from studying one-year English Preparatory Program).
    OR the students should submit:
  6. the valid documents from other national or international exams (declaring the equivalent or higher results),
  7. the certificate of achievement in English Preparatory Program of another University.  

Turkish Proficiency Exams Accepted by the KTO Karatay University

  1. Those students who have enrolled in the programs and departments of KTO Karatay University whose language of instruction is completely or partially Turkish will be exempted from Turkish Preparatory Program when they get minimum score of B2 from Turkish Proficieny Exam of KTO Karatay University.
  2. Certificate of TOMER or any other equivalent certificate indicating the achievement in Turkish learning education,
  3. the certificate of achievement in Turkish Preparatory Program of another University.