Executive and Other Graduate Programs Application


Application Period for 2022/2023 Fall Term  4 April - 1 July 2022

Electronic Application System Opens  4 April 2022 10.00 (Local Time)

Electronic Application System Closes 1 July 2022 17.00 (Local Time)

Departmental Exams 13 - 19 July 2022

English Proficiency Test (BUEPT)  8 June 2022

Registration of Newly Admitted Graduate Students on Primary List 1 - 9 September 2022

You may apply without the ALES / GRE / GMAT and English proficiency score report required by the program. Upon acceptance, you will need to provide the required scores of ALES/GRE/GMAT and the English proficiency before the date of pre-registration.
The documents submitted by candidates to graduate programs will be examined by the program committee.
Candidates who have accepted to the program must meet all requirements as stated in the application in order to register in the program.

Executive and Other Graduate Programs* Application Terms, Documents, and Quotas

*subject to additional tuition
  • Institute for Graduate Studies in Sciences and Engineering
    • Automotive Engineering

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      35 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc. Prof. Hasan Bedir
      Phone: 0212 359 6402
      E-mail: auto@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.me.boun.edu.tr/

    • Construction Engineering and Management

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      40 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES/GRE score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES/GRE score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Other

      At least two years of professional experience is expected, however new graduates may also apply.
      If the applicant is employed, a document indicating job description of work must be submitted.

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name:Prof. Beliz Özorhon
      Phone: 0212 359 6425
      E-mail: beliz.ozorhon@boun.edu.tr
      https://cem.boun.edu.tr/

    • Engineering and Technology Management

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      45 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Other

      A minimum of two years of work experience is strongly suggested.
      Applicants who are employed should provide documention from their employer about their job descriptions and terms of office.

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 13 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: It will be announced to the candidates by e-mail.

      Contact Person

      Name: Tuğçe Türkmendağ
      Phone: 0212 359 7004
      E-mail: tugce.sarpdag@boun.edu.tr 
      http://www.ietm.boun.edu.tr

    • Financial Engineering

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      40 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Other

      Applicant should provide a  document from their employer about his/her job description and term of office if he/she has a job.

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: It will be announced to the candidates by e-mail.

      Contact Person

      Name: Tuğçe Türkmendağ
      Phone: 0212 359 7004
      E-mail: tugce.sarpdag@boun.edu.tr 
      http://www.fe.boun.edu.tr

    • Fuel and Energy Technologies

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term.

    • Mechatronics Engineering

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      30 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Reference letter

      Two letters. 

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 14 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name:Prof. Mehmet Akar
      Phone: 0212 359 6854
      E-mail: mecha@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.mechaprog.boun.edu.tr

      M.S. (With Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term

    • Software Engineering

      M.S. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      60 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name: Çeşminaz Eser
      Phone: 0212 359 4524
      E-mail: cesminaz.eser@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.cmpe.boun.edu.tr/graduate/swe

      M.S. (With Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term

    • 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.

  • Institute for Graduate Studies in Social Sciences
    • Asian Studies

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      20 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      Verbal: 55 or Equal Weight: 55

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES Verbal/Equal Weight 55 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 or GMAT score of 450 is accepted. 

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Other

      The area of specialization in MAAS is Japan, China, Korea, Russia and Central Asia. If known, documents proving Chinese, Japanese, Korean language level must be submitted.  For Japanese language level "Japanese Proficiency Exam", for Chinese language level Chinese Proficiency Exam "Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi" must be submitted. 

      Reference letter

      Two letters
      At least one of the reference letters must evaluate the candidate academically.

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 14 July 2022
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / Cultural Heritage Museum
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 14 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 15.00 / Cultural Heritage Museum

      Contact Person

      Name: Buket Köse
      Phone: 0212 359 4586
      E-mail: buket.kose@boun.edu.tr  
      Name: Batuhan Özbelli

      E-mail: batuhanozbelli@gmail.com
      http://www.maas.boun.edu.tr

      M.A. (With Thesis)

      Quota

      15 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      Verbal: 55 or Equal Weight: 55

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES Verbal/Equal Weight 55 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 or GMAT score of 450 is accepted.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Other

      The area of specialization in MAAS is Japan, China, Korea, Russia and Central Asia. If known, documents proving Chinese, Japanese, Korean language level must be submitted.  For Japanese language level "Japanese Proficiency Exam", for Chinese language level Chinese Proficiency Exam "Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi" must be submitted.

      Reference letter

      Two letters
      At least one of the reference letters must evaluate the candidate academically.

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 14 July 2022
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / Cultural Heritage Museum
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 14 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 15.00 / Cultural Heritage Museum

      Contact Person

      Name: Buket Köse
      Phone: 0212 359 4586
      E-mail: buket.kose@boun.edu.tr  
      Name: Batuhan Özbelli

      E-mail: batuhanozbelli@gmail.com
      http://www.maas.boun.edu.tr

    • Business Information Systems

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      40 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00 / 4.00

      ALES

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 18 July 2022
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 18.00 -20.00 / Online (Zoom)
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 19 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place:  18.00 / Online (Zoom)

      Contact Person

      Name: Reydan Yaşar
      Phone: 0212 359 7287
      E-mail: bis@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.bis.boun.edu.tr

      M.A. (With Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term.

    • Economics and Finance

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      60 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      A Statement of Purpose written in English, not exceeding 200 words, stating the applicant's  interest in the program

      Other

      A current curriculum vitae

      Reference letter

      Two letters of recommendation (written using the reference letter form at  www.econfin.boun.edu.tr)

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 16 and 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place:  9.30 - 12.00 / Natuk Birkan Building 204 or online with the otherwise 

      Contact Person

      Name : Sibel Gökçınar     
      Phone : 0212 359 6909        
      E-mail : econfin@boun.edu.tr         
      http://www.econfin.boun.edu.tr

    • Foreign Language Teaching

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term.

    • Elementary Teacher Education

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2022/2023 Fall Term.

    • Executive MBA

      M.B.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      50 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Required, written in English.

      Other

      At least 5 years of work experience following the graduation date   
      Curriculum Vitae

      Reference letter

      Two reference letters evaluating the candidate professionally.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 13-14-15-18-19 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 18.00-21.00 / Boğaziçi University EMBA Building or online

      Contact Person

      Name: Aysun Akkayın
      Phone: 0212 359 6548
      E-mail: emba@boun.edu.tr 

      http://emba.boun.edu.tr

    • International Competition and Trade

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      30 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES/GRE/GMAT scores are not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Statement of Purpose written in English. 

      Reference letter

      Two letters. 
      At least one of the reference letters should asses the applicant in the academic sense. 
      (References should be written in the forms provided by)  
      Click here for the reference letter form.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online (Zoom)

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Gözde Erhan Ünal
      Phone: 0212 359 7588
      E-mail: gozde.unal@boun.edu.tr
      Name: Assist.Prof. Ülfet Zeynep Ata
      Phone: 0212 359 6978
      E-mail: zeynep.ata@boun.edu.tr

    • International Relations: Turkey, Europe and the Middle East

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      35 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES or GRE score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES or GRE score is not required.

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Statement of Purpose

      Applicants must submit a statement of purpose written in English, not exceeding 300 words, stating their interest in the program.

      Reference letter

      Two letters. 
      At least one of the reference letters should assess the applicant in the academic sense.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18-19 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 9.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name: Aslı Orhon
      Phone: 0212-359 73 44
      E-mail: mir@boun.edu.tr

      M.A. (With Thesis)

      Quota

      10 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.50/4.00

      ALES

      Equal Weight: 65

      GRE / GMAT

      ALES Equal Weight 65 or GRE Quantitative score of 146 ve GRE Verbal Score of  146 ve GRE Analytical Writing score of 3.00 accepted

      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

      Official Transcript

      Required

      Diploma

      An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
      *Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Student disciplinary record

      *Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

      *Except students of Boğaziçi University

      Other

      Academic Writing Sample: The applicant should submit an English sample paper from one of his/her undergraduate courses. S/he should make sure to send what s/he considers to be his/her best example of writing which should provide evidence of his/her ability to conduct research, write analytically and argue persuasively. The sample should be around 3000 words in length. A research proposal between 5-7 pages, type-written in English, on a topic that the applicant finds important and interesting. The proposal should include the research methods that will be employed, and the primary and secondary sources that will be used. Proposals longer than 7 pages and shorter than 5 pages will not be accepted. 

      Reference letter

      Two letters. 
      At least one of the reference letters should assess the applicant in the academic sense.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18-19 July 2022
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 9.00 / Online

      Contact Person

      Name: Aslı Orhon
      Phone: 0212-359 73 44
      E-mail: mir@boun.edu.tr

    • 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.