Application Requirements for Undergraduate Students

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Application Dates For Associate’s And Undergraduate Degree Quotas For International Students: 10 August 2020 – 25 September 2020 (until 04:59 pm)




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SAT Designated Instituion Code: 9062

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Applicants who are at the final year of high school or who graduated from high school may apply if they satisfy at least one of the following requirements:

a) Those who have a foreign nationality,

b) Those who was born as Turkish citizen but later were permitted by the Ministry of the Interior of Turkey to leave Turkish citizenship, including their underage children who are registered in the document of leaving Turkish citizenship and who can certificate that they have the document regarding the Exercise of Given Rights, pursuant to the Turkish Nationality Law,

c) Those who used to have a foreign citizenship but later have acquired Turkish citizenship/those who have a dual citizenship under these circumstances,

d) Those who have Turkish citizenship and have completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (including the applicants who completed their secondary education (high school) in Turkish schools opened by Turkish Ministry of Education (MEB) in a foreign country except TRNC) before 01/02/2013,

e) Those who started and completed their secondary education in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) after 01/02/2013 (including the applicants who completed their secondary education (high school) in Turkish schools in a foreign country except TRNC),

f) Those who have TRNC citizenship, reside in TRNC, have completed secondary education (high school) in TRNC and have obtained GCE AL degrees (The General Certificate of Education – Advanced Level), and those who have GCE AL degree after registering and getting education in the colleges or high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010.

All the applications are ineligible on condition that the applicants have the following requirements.

a) Those who have Turkish citizenship and have completed secondary education (high school) in Turkey or in TRNC,

b) Those who have TRNC citizenship (excluding those who have completed secondary education at TRNC high schools and have obtained GCE AL degree and those who have or will have GCE AL degrees after registering in the colleges or high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010),

c) Dual citizens whose first citizenship is Turkish from birth, as prescribed in article “b” of  the title 1 (except those who fulfil the requirements in article “d” and “e” of the title 1),

d) Dual citizens who have TRNC citizenship (excluding those who have completed secondary education (high school) at TRNC high schools and have obtained GCE AL degree and those who have or will have GCE AL degrees by registering in the colleges or high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010),

e) Those who are Turkish citizens or dual citizens whose first citizenship is Turkish as prescribed in the article “b” of the title 1 and have studied or are currently studying at foreign embassy schools or foreign high schools in Turkey.

Applicants who achieved the right to enroll to the university can access to their acceptance letters electronically on the official website of Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa.

Registrations are made at the relevant departments on the dates announced on the University's website.

Applicants lose registration right unless registered within the registration period.

International students enrolled in our university must apply in writing to the social security provincial directorate or social security centres (SGK) in where their school is located within 3 months of the enrolment date. Otherwise, they will not be registered as general health insured during their education and they need to have private health insurance if they do not register or fall within the scope of general health insurance. It is required to have a health insurance in order to get a residence permit.

Following documents are required for the registration at the university.

1.  The Original High School Diploma or certificate of graduation and Turkish translation of it; notarized or officially approved by Turkish External Representatives.

2.  The original copy of diploma equivalency taken from the Provincial Directorates of Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education or Turkish External Representatives.

     (Students must submit their diploma equivalency to the student affairs office of the related department of Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa within 60 days of the enrolment date. Otherwise their enrolment will be cancelled.)

3. The officially approved transcript of the high school stating the high school courses, grades and grade point average of the student and a copy in Turkish; notarized or approved by Turkish External Representatives 

4.  Print of Exam Result Document and Turkish translation of it; notarized or officially approved by Turkish External Representatives.

5.  Turkish translation of the Passport pages which are showing the identity information of applicant, visa and the validity period approved by the Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives,

**Applicants who do not have a valid passport can apply with the number of one of the following documents: Refugee ID Card, Foreign ID Card, Temporary Protection Card, Residence Permit Card, Work Permit Card, Blue Card, T.R. ID Card. 

6.  A copy of an internationally recognized Foreign Language Certificate and a Turkish Proficiency Certificate, if any, approved by a notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives

7.  Residence Permit or Student Visa. The Applicant who has T.R ID Card or Blue Card does not have to submit Residence Permit or Student Visa. (It must be delivered to the relevant international student office within one month from the date of registration by herself/himself)

8. If available, copy of an internationally recognized Foreign Language Certificate and Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate, in Turkish; notarized or approved by Turkish External Representatives.

9.  Two biometric photographs must have been taken within the last 6 months, against a white background (must not be a selfie, unrecognizable, or black and white photos)

10. Bank receipt of Tuition Fee

11. Signed Financial Assurance Statement Please CLICK.   

12. Address Statement Form, Please CLICK.

13. Insurance Notification. CLICK.

14. Extract of Civil Registry Record A case report of a population of foreign nationals who were foreign nationals and who later became citizens of the Republic of Turkey

P.S: Providing false, invalid, incomplete and incorrect information and documents during the application and registration process will lead to the cancellation of admission.

·         For the application of Residence Document, check https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/Ikamet/Basvuru/IlkBasvuru address. For the required documents CLICK.

·         CLICK for the programs that required compulsory foreign language.

  Language Proficiency Exams are executed by the School of Foreign Languages of Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa. Language Proficiency Exams will be held in classrooms announced by the School of Foreign Languages on its website. For detailed information and announcements, please follow http://yabancidiller.istanbulc.edu.tr/

  • CLICK to see the required Turkish proficiency documents and levels for the candidates who are accepted to associate and bachelor degree programmes to start their education.

Applications are made online on  http://apply.istanbulc.edu.tr/, official web page during the application period.

Applicants should have an accessible e-mail address for registration.

At the preliminary application stage, the Candidate Application Form is first completed and submitted. Once the form has been submitted, the Candidate ID and Password will be provided to applicant e-mail to access the Candidate Entry Panel where the application process is followed. After this stage the Final Application process starts.

When the preliminary application procedures are completed, applicants enter the Candidate System at  http://apply.istanbulc.edu.tr/ to start the Final Application procedure.

The applicant fills the requested informations on the form.

The applicant who completes the application form goes to the document loading stage in the last stage.

At the last stage, the applicant uploads the followings to the system;

1) Passport (Pages of the passport must include identity information and time of validity.)

2) Exam Result Document (For Abitur, Matura, French Baccalaureate and GAOKAO, translation is required.)

3) The officially approved transcript of the high school stating the high school courses, grades and grade point average of the student

4) High school diploma or certificate of graduation (The original of the diploma and the certificate of equivalency showing its equivalence to Turkish Diplomas will be taken during registration)

If applicant is not graduated,  does not have to upload transcript and diploma.

Applicants can follow the progress of their exam application by logging into the My Account field in the Candidate System.

ollow the progress of their exam application by logging into the My Account field in the CandidateSystem.

Applicants can follow the progress of their exam application by logging into the My Account field in the Candidate System.

Applications  received after the deadlines, will not be accepted.

*5) Extract of Civil Registry Record: The individuals with Blue Card or dual nationality who were foreign from birth and turned into a citizen of Turkish Republic afterwards should upload “Extract of Civil Registry Record”. (Only for applicant who have dual citizenship)



Applicants who have a score within the limits of the accepted exams can apply to maximum three programs from the programs given below.

(CLICK to reach Programs and Quotas)

Program preferences are made online by the candidates through the https://oss.istanbulc.edu.tr/yos homepage.

The Applicant:

-    Logins to the system with the Candidate ID Number and password.

-    Selects the desired programs from the preference section.

-    Prefers three different programs at the most.

-    Sees and confirms her/his three preferences.

The selection of students for these degree programs shall be purely on merit.

Applications for quota will be assessed and selected on the basis of Exam/Diploma score, preference order.

Evaluation and placement of applicants who have minimum exam /diploma results and who want to attend the programs that requires special ability exam applications for will be assessed and selected on the basis of special ability exam score. In this case, the evaluation is made according to the points specified in the special ability examination guide of the relevant department.

For Special Ability Application Dates and Exam Dates: Please, visit the webpage below for the Special Ability Exam Guide.

https://sporbilimleri.istanbulc.edu.tr/tr/_

In case of equality in placement of quotas, priority is given to the youngest candidate, and then new graduate candidate from secondary education (High School) in sequence.

Fulfilment of application requirements does not guarantee for the admission of the students in the program. Applicants who do not fulfil the application requirements are not taken into consideration.

Special Ability

TRANSACTIONS

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

(WHO PREFER THE FACULTY OF SPORTS SCIENCES WITH THE RESULT OF ACCEPTED NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXAMS)

Online Application Term

There will not be online application.

Document Submission Period

September 28, 2020 (11.00)

October 02, 2020 (16.45)

Announcement of Application Results

October 5, 2020

(After 5 pm)

Objection to Application Results

October 6, 2020

(Between 10.00-16.00)

Announcement of Athletic Practice Exam Schedule

October 7, 2020

Special Ability Exam Term

October 08-09, 2020

Pre-Announcement of Special Ability Exam Results

October 9, 2020

Objection to Pre-Announcement of Special Ability Exam Results

October 12, 2020

(Until 16.45)

Final Announcement of Special Ability Exam Results

October 13, 2020

(After 5 pm)

Registration Dates

It will be announced

Announcement of Students Who Have Earned the Right to Register from the Waiting List. (On the last day of exact registration after 5 pm)

It will be announced


Please, visit the webpage below for the Special Ability Exam Guide.

https://sporbilimleri.istanbulc.edu.tr/tr/_

Approval for the applications will be announced on the “announcement” page of the university web pages.

Applicants who achieved the right to enroll to the university can access their acceptance letters electronically on the official website of Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa.

CLICK for fees (The tuition fees shown in the table is for 2020-2021 academic year. Half of the fee is paid in the fall semester and the other half is paid in the spring semester.) 





Click for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year Associate's Degree and Undergraduate Level Academic Calendar

Click for Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine 2020 - 2021 Academic Year Associate's Degree and Undergraduate Level Academic Calendar





Following documents are required for the registration at the universit:
1.  The original of the High School Diploma or temporary graduation certificate and the Turkish translation approved by the Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives,
2.  Original copy of the Equivalency Certificate of the High School Diploma received from Provincial Directorate of National Education (Republic of Turkey-Ministry of National Education)  or from Turkish Foreign Representatives,
3.  Document (transcript) shows the courses, grades and average grade point of the candidate in the high school. The official transcript should be approved by the High School Director and the Turkish translation approved by the Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives,
4.  A translated copy of GCE AL exam scores by a Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives of those who have a TRNC citizenship, reside in TRNC, have completed their whole secondary education in TRNC and hold GCE AL exam scores and those registered and completed their whole secondary education in other countries between 2005 and 2010,
5.  A printed copy of exam results certificate of one of the accepted exam,
6.  Turkish translation of the Passport pages which are showing the identity information of applicant, visa and the validity period approved by the Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives,
7.  If the applicant has any copy of the internationally recognized Foreign Language Certificate and the Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate, these certificates need to be approved by a Notary or Turkish Foreign Representatives.
8.  Two coloured photographs (4.5x6.0 cm), must have been taken within the last 6 months, against a white background and biometric (must not be a selfie, unrecognizable, or black and white photos)
9. Bank receipt of Tuition Fee
10. Financial guarantee letter
11. A copy of identity certificate from foreign nationals (with dual-citizenship) who were born on a foreign nationality and then gained a Turkish citizenship
NOTE: Providing false, invalid, incomplete and incorrect information and documents during the application and registration process will lead to the cancellation of admission.

The official training language at the Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa is Turkish. The level of foreign language of student who will attend a program that has compulsory foreign language preparatory class or has a foreign education language is determined by the examination of the level of proficiency.

  • Compulsory foreign language proficiency level examination and preparatory class education are performed according to directives determined by the Senate.
  • The duration of the preparatory education in programs with compulsory foreign language preparatory classes is maximum two years including Turkish preparatory education.

·         CLICK for the programs that required compulsory foreign language.




Residence Permit

Foreign students who are newly enrolled in the Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa are required to make an application electronically                                  

(From https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr) within the period of visa or visa exemption (visa exemption period is 10 days). Within 30 days from the date of online application, the documents mentioned below should be completed and submitted to the Deparment of Student Affairs, International Student Office.

Requirements:

1.         Online application for residence permit (Downloaded from https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr) (e-ikamet online application form)

2.       A valid Passport and copy (copy of the pages containing identity information, entry date, valid date and visa if any) (the copies should be approved as “Original copy” taken from the Registrar’s Office)

3.       Four (4) biometric photos, must have been taken within the last 6 months, against a white background (must not be a selfie, unrecognizable, or black and white photos)

4.       Valid Health insurance (Insurance period must cover the intended residence permit duration)

- International students enrolled in our university must apply in writing to the social security provincial directorate or social security centres (SGK) in where their school is located within 3 months of the enrolment date. Otherwise, they will not be registered as general health insured during their education and they need to have private health insurance if they do not register or fall within the scope of general health insurance. It is required to have a health insurance in order to get a residence permit.

- If the foreigner is under the age of 18; in applications of residence permit, health insurance is not required.

- The insurance premiums of international students who registered with Türkiye Scholarships are paid from the budget of The Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities. International students who registered with the exam result or diploma type pay the insurance premiums themselves.

    5.       Student certificate (up-to-date, e-signed or signed-sealed)

6.       A document containing the address information (if you stay in the dormitory, a document with e-signature/signature and stamped/sealed taken from the dormitory management should be provided. If you have a rental agreement, Notary approved Rental Contract is needed)

7.       Bank receipt for the residence permit card fee

8.       For the applicants younger than 18 ( By the date of application to e-ikamet):

1) Birth Certificate

If the foreigner is under the age of 18; In applications, the birth certificate of the foreigner is requested. *

2) Letter of Consent

If the foreigner is under 18 years old; an undertaking to be granted by real and legal persons in Turkey is required provided that such undertaking is specified in the letter of parental consent to be given by his/her mother and father been in abroad or by legal representative.

Consent of the parent which gives permission for the foreigners under 18 years old to receive education in our country in associate degree or higher degree education is considered as sufficient. *

-       In the Case Parent’s Death or Divorce

Approved parental consent declaration is requested in case of absence of either           mother or father.  In case of death other spouse must present death certificate.

Approved guardianship document for the child is required in case of divorce. *

*P.S: If these documents have obtained from Turkish Authorities they must be e-signed/signed and stamped/sealed; if obtained from foreign countries, they must apostilled and have notary public certified translations. If the applicant is a citizen of a state that is not a signatory to Apostille Convention, said documents must be approved by the relevant state’s authorities (consulate approval and by ministry of Foreign Affairs or Competent Turkish Authorized therefor).

*The documents above for residence permit are not required for those who have a student visa from our foreign representatives.

*But students who have student visa must apply for a student residence permit before the end date of their visa. If the student is late even one day to apply for a residence permit she/he will pay a fine.

Foreign national identity number (ID)

Every foreign resident must be given an identification number by the Turkish Republic. Students need this identification number for entry to the Student Information System. They can learn their foreign ID from here

Health Care Insurance

If they make a claim within three months of the first registration date, foreign students enrolled to İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa can have a general health insurance by paying the general health insurance premium.

Health clinic

Students staying in the dormitories can benefit from the Medical Office of the University in the daytime and the general hospital or other policlinics nearby at night. There is a doctor and a nurse for the service of students in the campus.  Furthermore, counselling and psychological help is offered for the mental, psychological and social development of students.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is forbidden in campus buildings and dormitories. 

Accomodation

Dormitories / Hostels

There are 3 dormitories located around the different faculties of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa. Information about their locations and capacities can be seen from here

All the dormitories are equipped with necessary facilities and provide a very comfortable, secure, enjoyable, and hygienic environment for students to make their stay comfortable. The buildings have geothermal heating systems and 24/7 hot water. Administrators, receptionists, and security staff are also present 24 hours. Each of the dorms have common study rooms, a TV saloon, a cafeteria and a restaurant.

Super markets such as MMM Migros, Carefour, Şok, A101 and Bim are available on walking distance from the dormitories.

Besides, furnished apartments are available with reasonable prices in the district.

Application to Dormitories

İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa students can apply to the Dormitory Office on the dates determined according to the yearly academic calendar.

Admission and Settlement to the Dormitories

The information in the application forms of the students is scored according to the criteria determined by the Board of Directors and approved by the Rectorate. According to the results of the scoring, the list of students who are eligible for the accommodation is announced.

The students who live outside the borders of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality are considered as priority. In case of a vacancy in the dormitories, the applications made within Istanbul are evaluated by the Board of Directors according to residence address of the family.

Students, who have the right to accommodate in the dormitories, submit required documents to the Dormitory Management between the dates specified in the announced registration schedule. Those who have not completed their documents within the due dates will not be eligible for accommodation.

NOTE : The applications are evaluated and ranked according to the criteria set by the Executive Board of İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Dormitories and approved by the Rectorate. Placements are made through this ranking.

Details can be found here.

Transportation

İstanbul University-Cerrahpasa has 7 campuses. You can see all campuses from the Campuses section on university’s web site. All campuses are located in European side of Istanbul and students can use public transportation (buses, metro buses, underground and dolmuş) to reach them.

A form of electronic ticketing called “İstanbulkart” is used on the mass transit system, there is discount card for students.

Ticket price for the first trip is 2.60 TL as of 2020 for metro/tram, funicular and Marmaray. But other vehicles like Metrobus, ferry lines might have a different rate than 2.60 TL. Ticket prices for them will be given below. Children under the age of six travel free of charge.

Bus numbers, routes and stations are available on the İETT’s webpage.  

IETT (Istanbul Electricity, Tramway and Tunnel) is the establishment that coordinates public transportation in Istanbul and is under the supervision of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.

Public Transportation Working hours

Metro working hours is from 6:00 to 00:00. Metrobus works 24/7. Marmaray's working hours is 06:00-00:00.

There are car parks for students in each campus. Students, who want to use car park can subscribe either for a semester or a year. Subscription fee for a term is 200TL, subscription fee for a year is 350TL in Avcılar Campus. And for the Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine fee for 6 months is 625 TL, subscription fee for a year is 1250 TL.

 Subscriptions are made to the Directorate of Security. CLICK



                           IETT Public Transportation Fare 2020

Initial ride

2.60 TL

1st Transfer

1.85 TL

2nd Transfer

1.40 TL

3rd Transfer

0.90 TL

4th Transfer

0.90 TL

5th Transfer

0.90 TL

                                     


                                       IETT Metrobus Fare 2020

1-3 stops

1.95 TL

4-9 stops

3.00 TL

10-15 stops

3.25 TL

16-21 stops

3.40 TL

22-27 stops

3.50 TL

28-33 stops

3.60 TL

34-39 stops

3.85 TL

40+ stops

3.85 TL




  • Do not forget to validate your Istanbulkart on refund machines at the exit, if you are traveling with Metrobus. If you do not revalidate your card at the exit, you cannot get distance surcharge back

Copies of documents (photocopy)

Students who need copies of any documents, can get this services from stationary shops in or around the campus. Each faculty and school have computer room in use for students.

Library

Library services are given online inside and outside of campus via internet account for users. Faculties/institutes/schools have their own library and students can get any documents from the library catalog and can use online library in the computer room. In addition to libraries, study halls are also available.

Living cost

Istanbul is the biggest city of Turkey. There are a lot of opportunities for travelling and shopping. Living cost in Istanbul depends on your lifestyle and preferences.

Some basic expenses are given below as Euro based on the Turkish Lira.

There are supermarkets in and around of campuses.

Item

Euro*

Shopping

Bread (250 gr)

0,2

Pastorised milk (1 L)

1

Feta cheese (1 kg)

2,5-5

Still water (1,5 L)

0,35

Mineral water (200ml)

0,1-0,9

White sugar (1 kg)

0,65

Butter (125 g)

1,5

Spaghetti packet (0,5 kg)

0,4-0,8

A whole chicken (1 kg)

1,5-2,5

Eggs (30 item)

3,8

Olive oil (1 L)

5-6,5

Coffee (250 g)

3,3-5

Tea (500g)

3,3-5

Meal at university student restaurant

0,4

Accommodation

Dormitories

100

Rental

250-400

Transportation

 Bus ticket/Metrobus for student

0,5 (Istanbul Metrobus card)

* These prices are approximate prices for January 2019. They may change over a time due to the excahnge rates.

Exchange rates

You can see exchange rates from here.

How to Get a Local Mobile Phone Number

It is suggested for exchange students to get a local mobile phone number since it is cheaper to communicate with a local line. Exchange students can get a local mobile phone number by simply applying with their passport to a branch of one of the mobile service operators Turkcell, Vodafone and Turk Telekom. 

Climate

Although Turkey is situated in a large Mediterranean geographical location where climatic conditions are quite temperate, diverse nature of the landscape, and the existence in particular of the mountains that run parallel to the coasts, result in significant differences in climatic conditions from one region to the other.  While the coastal areas enjoy milder climates, the inland Anatolian plateau experiences hot summers and cold winters with limited rainfall. The Aegean and Mediterranean coasts have cool, rainy winters and hot, moderately dry summers. During the summer period in İstanbul, the temperature is about 30-35 degrees Celsius.  Winter temperature is between 5-10 degrees Celsius.  It rarely snows, and the temperature is rarely under zero degree.

Ethical rules in the campus

Students have right to be treated equally and respectfully by the academic and administrative staff.

All students have right to freely express their opinions as long as they do not disturb others and use an insulting language. Violent actions are never accepted including ones towards stray animals.

Students and university staff are responsible to protect and keep clean the campus environment. It should to be avoided to make any pollution, including noise pollution, that will make harm to habitat and its hosts.

All individual information and records of students are not shared with the third parties unless required by law or regulations.




Department Of Student Affairs

Phone: +90 2124040300 

Extension: 19054

Fax: +90 2124040701 

E-mail: iuc.ogrenci@istanbul.edu.tr 


Department of Students Affairs

Phone : +90 2124040300 

Extension : 19054

Fax : +90 2124040701 

E-mail : iuc.ogrenci@istanbul.edu.tr