FAQ

APPLICATION PROCESS

Is there any application fee?

There is no application fee for graduate programs.

How can I apply to graduate programs?

You can apply by visiting apply.ihu.edu.tr

How many programs can I apply for?

You are allowed to apply for maximum 3 programs.

What kind of documents do I need to prepare for application?

Each program has different application requirements. Please visit Requirements page .

I haven’t graduated from a bachelor degree program yet. Can I apply for a graduate program?

Yes, you can. If you are accepted to the program, it is compulsory to submit your diploma or interim certificate of graduation during registration.

When is the online application period?

Online application period for 2019 – 2020 Fall Term is  5 May 2019 – 10 July 2019 for international candidates.

What is the language of education in graduate programs?

There are English and Turkish programs.

I haven’t graduated yet, so I don’t have a grade point average (GPA). Which grade average will be taken into account during evaluation process?

The latest cumulative grade point average (CGPA) will be taken into account which the applicant submitted during the application process. For the applicants who are not graduated from a bachelors programme during application, the cumulative grade point average of the first 7 semesters in universities having semester based education and the cumulative grade point of the first 3 years in universities having yearly based education, are taken into consideration.

I graduated from an open university program. Can I apply?

Yes, you can.

Is there evening or distance education in graduate programs?

There is no evening or distance learning program in our university.

Can I apply with a lacking document?

No. You have to upload all of the required documents into online application system.

Is there compulsory attendance in program courses? 

There is 70 % compulsory attendance in course and in-semester works. .

In which language CV and letter of intent be written?

They should be written in English or in Turkish.

EXAM AND INTERVIEW

How can I get information for written exam and interview dates?

Graduate school will announce these dates on the websites and inform candidates by email.

How is interview stage?

At least three professors from the program will evaluate the candidate in interview.

How will the application be evaluated? 

An evaluation commitee consisting of at least three academics from the relevant programme is formed by the Graduate School Board. The commitee ranks the candidates with valid applications and proposes the names of the most succesful applicants to the Graduate School Management Board.

LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

Is there any English program in your university?

Yes, there are graduate programs in English. For more information, please visit Programs page.

Which language proficiency tests are accepted for graduate programmes?

YDS / E-YDS / YÖKDİL and TOEFL will be accepted for English proficiency. YDS Arabic will be accepted for Arabic proficiency. TÖMER will be accepted for Turkish proficiency.

I don’t have the proficiency documents above. Can I apply? 

If you don’t have the language documents above, you can take English, Arabic or Turkish proficiency tests of Ibn Haldun University for master program application. Ibn Haldun tests will not be accepted for PhD applications.

Is there a fee for Ibn Haldun University language test?

You can get information from Language Exam page.

I graduated from an English program. Can I be exempt from language proficiency ? 

No, you have to provide language proficiency documents of the tests above.

I have IELTS document. Can I be exempt from language proficiency?

No. The Council of Higher Education of Turkey no more recognizes this exam.

How long YDS / E-YDS / YÖKDİL test results are valid?

The results are valid for  5 years starting from the exam date.

SCHOLARSHIP STATUS

What kind of scholarship does Ibn Haldun University offer? 

You can get information from Scholarships page .

What are the criteria for receiving scholarship or discount? 

Scholarship and discount are awarded according to the results of the written exam and/or the interview and the evaluation of the documents which the applicant provided during application process.

Do the scholarship student have to work in the university?

Students awarded with Merit Based Scholarship (UBB) and Full Scholarship (TAB) have to support academic activities for 15 hours in a week.

As a scholarship student, can I work outside Ibn Haldun University?

Students awarded with Merit Based Scholarship (UBB) or Full Scholarship (TAB) are not allowed to work outside university.