UNIVERSITY REGISTRATION

  • University Registration for Incoming Undergraduate Students (placed through YKS exams)

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  • University Registration for International Undergraduate Degree Incoming Students

    Date of registration: Monday, September 5, 2022

    International students newly admitted to an undergraduate program at Boğaziçi University must register online due to COVID-19 precautions. Students who complete the university registration process also must complete their academic course registration before the academic semester starts.

    Documentation of English Proficiency
    The medium of instruction at Boğaziçi University is English. Applicants must prove their English language proficiency with a language test recognized by the University Senate at the time of registration.

    English Proficiency Exams recognized by Boğaziçi University Senate: BUEPT- Boğaziçi University English Proficiency Exam

    The English Proficiency Test (BUEPT) is administered by the School of Foreign Languages (YADYOK). Scores are valid for two years after the test date.

    Applicants who have already taken the TOEFL® or IELTS and received a sufficient overall score but failed to achieve a sufficient score in the writing section must present their TOEFL® or IELTS score report to YADYOK and apply to take the TWE. Those who achieve a sufficient score on the TWE will be considered proficient in English.

    TOEFL®

    TOEFL® (PBT) 550, TWE 4.5
    TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22
    Evde TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22
    Scores are valid for two years after the test date.

    IELTS - International English Language Testing

    IELTS Academic 6.5, Academic Writing 6.5
    Scores are valid for two years after the test date.

    International students newly admitted to an undergraduate program at Boğaziçi University for the Academic Year 2022-2023 are required to create a single PDF file with all the required documents for registration and send them to the Registrar's Office to the relevant “Faculty or School Officers” via e-mail on the dates specified below. Students who have missing documents from the required documents for registration will not be registered.

    * All notifications and announcements will be done via e-mail. Please check your e-mail regularly.

    Required Documents

    If required documents are not in Turkish or English, translated versions of the documents should also be submitted. Translations by translation agencies are also acceptable.

    1. Original SAT score report,
    2. TOEFL® /IELTS/BUEPT score report verified by the School of Foreign Languages,
    3. Official high school diploma
    4. For students who graduated from high schools outside Turkey, an equivalency certificate is required. The certificate can be obtained from the Turkish Embassy in your country or the National Education Directorates in Turkey. If you submit your application in Turkey, considering further procedures, we recommend you to receive the certificate from the Provincial Directorate of National Education in İstanbul (Address: İstanbul İl Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü, Binbirdirek M.İmran Öktem C.No1 Eski Adliye Binası Sultanahmet/Fatih/İSTANBUL) rather than a directorate in another Turkish city. You are required to submit your high school diploma, its translated version, and your high school transcript in order to receive this letter.
    5. Official High school transcript,
    6. A photocopy of your T.C. Identity Card / Passport / Blue Card,
    7. Student visa (to be obtained from Turkish Embassies abroad),
      • If your citizenship allows you to enter Turkey as a tourist, you can enter with an E-Visa/ stamp.
      • If you already are a resident in Turkey, a copy of your residence permit is required.
    8. Biometric photograph taken in the last six months,
    9. “Information form”filled out by the student.
  • Change of Department for Internal Transfer Students

    For students admitted from the primary list
    Date of registration: Friday, September 9, 2022

    For students admitted from the waiting list
    Date of registration: Monday, September 12, 2022

    In order to register to the new programs of the students whose internal transfer applications are accepted; must terminate their registration in the current program. The students should fill the “Registration Declaration Form” and the “Termination Application Form” and get the signatures of your Department Heads and the Budget and Performance Directorate onto the forms. The students have to send the scanned version of the form by e-mail on the dates specified below to the person (the program they are enrolled in and the program they transfer to) in charge of their “Faculty or School Officers” .

    After the necessary procedures are completed by the Registrar's Office, students can register to the program they are accepted, on the days announced in the academic calendar.

  • Registration Procedures for Students Admitted to a Double Major Undergraduate Program

    Date of registration: Monday, September 12, 2022

    Students who have been accepted to the Double Major Program by both departments to register must fill in and sign the “Undergraduate Double Major Program Declaration Form” . The students must send the scanned version of the form by e-mail on Friday, September 2, 2022 to the person in charge of their “Faculty or School Officers” .

  • Registration Procedures for Students Admitted to a Minor Undergraduate Program

    For students admitted from the primary list
    Date of registration: Monday, September 12, 2022

    For students admitted from the waiting list
    Date of registration: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

    Students who are accepted to the minor program must fill in and sign the “Undergraduate Minor Program Declaration Form” in order to register to the related programs. The students have to send the scanned version of the form by e-mail to the person in charge of their “Faculty or School Officers” .

  • University Registration for Students Admitted to Graduate Programs

    All new admitted graduate students at Boğaziçi University must register on-line due to COVID-19 precautions.

    Pre-registration Dates

    For students admitted from the primary list
    Thursday- Friday, September 1 - 9, 2022 (10.00-17.00 local time)

    For students admitted from the waiting list
    Monday, September 12, 2022 (10.00-17.00 local time)

    Candidates who are accepted to graduate programs are required to create a single PDF file with all the required documents for registration and send them to the Registrar's Office to the relevant “Graduate School Officers” via e-mail on the dates specified above. Candidates who have missing documents from the required documents for registration will not be registered.

    * All notifications and announcements will be done via e-mail, please check your e-mail regularly.

    Required Documents

    For International Students:
    If required documents are not in Turkish or English, translated versions of the documents should also be submitted. Translations by translation agencies are also acceptable.

    1. Diploma;
      • Newly admitted graduate students: Original Undergraduate diploma
      • Newly admitted PhD students holding a Master's degree: Original Master's diploma
      • Newly admitted PhD students holding an Bachelor's degree: Original Undergraduate diploma,
    2. International students who graduated from a university outside Turkey must submit a certificate of recognition issued by the Council of Higher Education.
    3. Original ALES/GMAT/GRE score report
    4. Original transcript
    5. TOEFL® /IELTS score report verified by the School of Foreign Languages (except for students admitted to the English Preparatory Class)
    6. YDS/YÖKDİL score report (or report of an equivalent score on TOEFL®) for those admitted to a PhD program
    7. Student visa (to be obtained from Turkish Embassies abroad)
    8. Biometric photograph taken in the last six months
    9. A photocopy of your passport
    10. “Graduate Information Form” filled out by the student.
    11. “Registration Declaration Form” filled out by the student.