Transfer Applications from Abroad


Transfers from abroad to undergraduate programs are conducted subject to quotas announced by the Higher Education Council (YÖK) and in accordance with the provisions of "Regulations Governing Transfer to Undergraduate Programs of Boğaziçi University".

Application Period: 11 - 18 July 2018

Departmental Exams: 23 July - 3 August 2018

English Proficiency Test (BUEPT): 30 May 2018

*Applicants must document their proficiency in English at the time of application and in accordance with the provisions set out by Boğaziçi University Senate.

 

Transfer Applications from Abroad Terms, Documents, and Quotas

  • The Faculty of Arts and Sciences
    • Chemistry

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department

    • History

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      2.75/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      3.00/4.00

      Other*
      a)The Regulations Governing Transfer to Undergraduate Programs of Boğaziçi University and the History Department shall apply 
      b)Department Committee Decision

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Interview Date: 23 July 2018 on Skype
      Hour/Place: 10:30 / University Cultural History Museum

      Contact Person

      Name: Prof. Oya Pancaroğlu
      Phone: 0(212) 359 66 11
      E-mail: oya.pancaroglu@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Linguistics

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      There is no quota for Junior

      GPA

      3.00/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      3.00/4.00

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 10:00-12:00 / JF 321

      Contact Person

      Name: Prof. Aslı Göksel
      Phone: 0(212) 359 49 03
      E-mail: gokselas@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Mathematics

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      2.60/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.60/4.00

      Other*
      Min %60 success from departmental exam

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript
      International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) participation certificate

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department
      Oral Exam Date: 24 July 2018 
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Müge Taşkın Aydın
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 35
      E-mail: muge.taskin@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Molecular Biology and Genetics

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department

    • Philosophy

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      2.50/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.75/4.00

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / TB 365
      Oral Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / 
      TB 365

      Contact Person

      Name: Süheyla Öğretici (Department Secretary)
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 58
      E-mail: suheyla.ogretici@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Physics

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department

    • Psychology

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department

    • Sociology

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      3.50/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.00/4.00

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Psychology-Sociology Building, Room: 102
      Oral Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 15:00 / Psychology-Sociology Building, Room: 102

      Contact Person

      Name: Research Assistants
      Phone: 0(212) 359 66 61
      E-mail: soc@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Translation and Interpreting Studies

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department

    • Turkish Language and Literature

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      3.00/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      3.00/4.00

      Other*
      Definitions of the courses in the transcript that the university has registered.

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript
      Document indicating the Turkish courses taken or interview

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department

      Oral Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Zeynep Sabuncu 
      Phone: 0(212) 359 76 23
      E-mail: sabuncu@boun.edu.tr
      Name: Dr. Ceyda Arslan
      Phone: 0(212) 359 73 73
      E-mail: arslance@boun.edu.tr

       

       

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Western Languages and Literatures

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 2
      Junior: 2

      GPA

      2.80/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.80/4.00

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department
      Oral Exam Date: 26 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / 
      Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Naz Bulamur
      Phone: 0(212) 359 74 35
      E-mail: naz.bulamur@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. Please contact the programs for more information.

  • The Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
    • Economics

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      3.25/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution.

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.00/4.00

      Other*
      Courses equivalent to MATH101, MATH102, EC101 and EC102 must have been taken and passed with a grade of at least CC.
      Taking the departmental exam at the announced date is required. 

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 23 July 2018
      Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Ozan Hatipoğlu
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 05 
      E-mail: econstudents@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Management

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      There is no quota for Junior

      GPA

      3.60/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution.

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.00/4.00

      Other*
      Applicants must have taken at least three equivalent compulsory courses (including two Calculus courses equivalent to B.U. Math 101 and Math 102) involved in the syllabus of the Department of Management of Boğaziçi University per semester they have spent at their institution.

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Date: 30 July 2018
      Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Prof. Mine Uğurlu
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 03 
      E-mail: ugurlum@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Political Science and International Relations

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      There is no quota for Junior

      GPA

      3.70/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution.

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.50/4.00

      Other*
      Applicants must have taken at least one Department of Political Science and International Relations course per semester they have spent at their institution. At least two of the courses taken must be compulsory.

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      There is no departmental exam.

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Dilek Çınar
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 04
      E-mail: dilek.cinar@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. Please contact the programs for more information.

  • The Faculty of Education
  • The Faculty of Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department.

    • Civil Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      There is no quota for 
      Junior

      GPA

      3.00/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      3.00/4.00

      Other*
      Assessment will be made based on the documents (English proficiency, transcript, etc.) submitted at the time of application. Submission of new or replacement of existing documents is not accepted.

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department

      Oral Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof.Osman Börekçi
      Phone: 0(212) 359 64 47
      E-mail: borekci@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Computer Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department.

    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department.

    • Industrial Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department.

    • Mechanical Engineering

      Transfer

      Quota

      There is no quota for the department.

    • Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. Please contact the programs for more information.

  • The School of Applied Disciplines
    • International Trade

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      3.00/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.00/4.00

      Other*
      Minimum score of 70/100 in written exam is required to be eligible to take the oral exam.
      Minimum score of 70/100 in oral exam is required.
      Ranking of eligible candidates will be made according to the formula below.
      %20 SAT +%20 GPA + %30 Written Exam Score + %30 Oral Exam Score

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to department
      Oral Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / Refer to department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assist. Prof. Mehtap Işık
      Phone: 0(212) 359 64 59 / 0(212) 359 45 10
      E-mail: ozcanli@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Management Information Systems

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      There is no quota for Junior

      GPA

      3.25/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.50/4.00

      Other*
      Minimum score of 60/100 in written exam is required to be eligible to take the oral exam.
      Ranking of eligible candidates will be made according to the formula below.
      %25 SAT + %50 Written Exam Score + %25 Oral Exam Score

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:00 / Refer to the department

      Oral Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 14:00 / Refer to the department

      Contact Person

      Name: Instructor Ayfer Ecevit 
      Phone:  0(212) 359 72 72 / 0(212) 359 45 06
      E-mail: ecevita@boun.edu.tr

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Tourism Administration

      Transfer

      Quota

      Sophomore: 1
      Junior: 1

      GPA

      3.00/4.00

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT or 
      TOEFL 550, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
      IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5

      Pre-assessment Requirements

      Minimum Transfer Credits*
      At least 12 credits per semester spent at institution 

      Minimum Grade Average for Transferred Courses*
      2.50/4.00

      Other*
      Minimum score of 60/100 in written exam is required to be eligible to take the oral exam.
      Ranking of eligible candidates will be made according to the formula below and those who take at least 70/100 will be included in the ranking.
      %20 GPA + %20 TNO + %30 Written Exam Score + %30 Oral Exam Score

      * The requirement will be checked by the department.

      Additional Documents

      Copy of LYS or SAT score card
      Copy of high school diploma
      Official Transcript

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 24 July 2018
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10:30 / Refer to department
      Oral Exam Date: 25 July 2018
      Oral Exam Hour/Place: 13:00 / Refer to department

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc. Prof. Aysa İpek Erdoğan
      Phone: 0(212) 359 65 41
      E-mail: aysa.erdogan@boun.edu.tr 

      Notes
      1. Application requirements must be provided at the time of application.
      2. Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. It is the applicant's responsibility to track the post-application.
      3. Please contact the respective departments for detailed information.
    • Applicants are responsible for tracking any additional procedures that might be necessary once their applications have been submitted. Please contact the programs for more information.