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ÜSKÜDAR UNIVERSITY

Foreign National Status


On the condition that they are in the final grade of high school or have graduated from high school:
Applicants;
a) International students
b) Those who hold Turkish citizenship by birth and renounced their Turkish citizenship, and their
children under 18 who are listed in the renouncement document but documenting their certification
for rights mentioned in the Turkish Citizenship Law, no: 5901, Item 7, stating that “Anyone born,
either in Turkey or abroad, in the marriage of a Turkish mother or father, is a Turkish citizen.”
Candidates who wish to apply within the “applications from abroad” category should examine the
Turkish Citizenship Law.
c) Those who hold citizenship of other countries by birth and have gained the citizenship of The
Republic of Turkey / those who hold dual-citizenship,
d) Those who hold the citizenship of the Republic of Turkey but have completed their high school
education in another country including those who have completed their high school education in a
Turkish institution in another country except TRNC,
e) Those who hold the citizenship of The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, who reside in the
TRNC and have completed their secondary education in TRNC, and who have a GCE AL exam score, as
well as those who have been enrolled in and educated in a college or high school other than in TRNC
between 2005-2010 and who hold or will hold GCE AL exam score,
may apply.
 
Candidates;
a) who hold the citizenship of The Republic of Turkey, and have completed their secondary education
in Turkey or in The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,
b) who hold the a citizenship of The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (except for those who have
completed their secondary education in TRNC and hold GCE AL exam score, and those who have
been enrolled in and educated in a college or high school other than in TRNC between 2005-2010
and who hold/will hold GCE AL exam score)
c) who hold a dual citizenship, one of which is a citizenship of The Republic of Turkey by birth, as
stated in article (A) item (b) above. (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),
d) 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 TRNC and hold GCE AL exam score, and those who have been enrolled in and educated in a college or high school other than
in TRNC between 2005-2010 and who hold or will hold GCE AL exam score),
e) 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 (b) above, and who have
completed their secondary education at institutions within an embassy or in other foreign
institutions in Turkey,
cannot apply.
 
Evaluation of Applications and Placement:
The evaluation process is carried out based on the scores of candidates having:
a) achieved 1000 or higher in SAT I,
b) achieved 21 or higher in ACT (American College Testing),
c) In the GCE (General Certificate Education / A Level Certificate) (at least 2 subjects) Candidates who
has taken A Level Certificate,
d) I.B. (International Baccalaureate) with a diploma score of at least 28 points according to the
program they are going to apply,
e) In the TAWJIHI examinations given in JORDAN and PALESTINE, a minimum average of 80 points out
of 100 in all courses in the Scientific Stream
f) ABITUR (German Baccalaureate) with a score of at least 4 points,
g) French Baccalaureate diploma with a diploma score of at least 12 points,
h) In the BAKALORYA (Baccalaureat Libanais) examination given in LEBANON, a diploma score of at
least 14 in the Scientific Stream,
ı) In the AL-SAHADA-AL TAHANAWIYYA given in Syria, a minimum score of 180 over 240 is related at
Scientific Stream for Engineering and Architecture Faculties, a minimum score of 170 is related from
the other programs),
i) In the GAOKAO examination given in China Republic, a minimum score of 480 over 750 points is
related from the program being applied to,
j) Recipients of gold, silver or bronze medals in International Science Olympics recognized and
participated by TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific and Research Center),
k) Indonesia Uijan Nasional (UAN) or (UN) with a score of at least 60 points,
l) Kenya Cerificate of Secondary Education with a score of at least 45 points, m) In Iran, high school diploma (Diplome Debirestan) with an avarage score of at least 12/20 and
“Pişdaneşgahi” with a final score of at least 12/20,
n) Having high school diploma ( Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Holland, Hungary, Nigeria,
Somalia, Russia, Moldovia, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kirghizistan, Turkmenistan
)
o) With a success of high school graduation degree by 60%
ö) Uskudar University Proficieny Exam with a score of at least 50 points.
 
 
P.S. Of the examinations that will be used in the assessment of the application, the examinations in
the level of high school completion hold no restriction in terms of validity dates; however, exams in
the level of university entrance (SAT, etc.) have a validity of two years.
Quotas
Click for our quotas of 2013-2014 academic year.
Documents Required For Registration
1-Application form
2-High School diploma copy with Turkish translation
 
3- The original copy of the exam result (related to the exam that will be used for application)
4- The original copy of the passport
5- 2 copies of passport-size photograph of the applicant
 
Place for Application
Applicants may complete the application form with the other documents. These should be sent
either by mail or e-mail or in person at the Registrar’s Office.
Address: Üsküdar Üniversitesi Öğrenci İşleri Direktörlüğü Altunizade Mah. Haluk Türksoy Sk. No: 14
PK: 34662 Üsküdar / İstanbul / Türkiye
Application e-mail : international@uskudar.edu.tr
Visa Procedures:
Foreign students who wish to apply must have a student visa. If they are accepted, the university will
send them an acceptance letter.
Language of Education and English Preparatory School: If students enroll in the Preparatory School or departments tautght in English, they need to take a
proficiency and level exam. In order to enroll in their department, students must either pass the
university’s proficiency exam, passed a nationally recognized English exam, or completed another
Prepatory school English program. If students cannot pass one of these, they must complete the
university’s Preparatory program. If the department’s language is Turkish and their Turkish level is
not sufficient, they may take Turkish Language classes at the university.


Tuition:
If they are accepted, all foreign students will receive 50% scholarship.
Please click here to see the tuition fees for the 2013-2014 academic year.


Documents necessary for enrollment:
1. High school diploma, approved by the Ministry of Education or Turkish Consulte in their
respective countries
2. Original Exam Document
3. Photocopy of the applicant’s passport with the student visa
4. Residence Permit taken from the Police Department of Istanbul
5. Foreign ID number
6. 6 portait photos