Executive and Other Graduate Programs Application


Application Period for 2020/2021 Fall Term 2 March - 9 June 2020

Electronic Application System Opens 2 March 2020 10.00 (Local Time)

Electronic Application System Closes 9 June 2020 17.00 (Local Time)

Departmental Exams *17 - 24 June 2020 or 4 - 14 August 2020

English Proficiency Test (BUEPT):  24 June 2020

*Check the date of your exam on our page.

 

 

 

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

      25 (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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 17 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 13.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      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

      30 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00/4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required.

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      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 and the duration of work must be submitted.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 17 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      Contact Person

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

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      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.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      Contact Person

      Name: Tuğçe Sarpdağ 
      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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Other

      Applicants who are employed should provide documention from their employer about their job descriptions and terms of ofiice.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 13.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      Contact Person

      Name: Tuğçe Sarpdağ
      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 2020/2021 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 17 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      Contact Person

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

      M.S.

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2020/2021 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 17 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / Online

      [The department should be contacted for details regarding the examination arrangement]

      Contact Person

      Name: Hicran Kırılmaz
      Phone: 0212 359 4508
      E-mail: hicran.kirilmaz@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.cmpe.boun.edu.tr/graduate/swe

      M.S.

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2020/2021 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

      5 (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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Reference letter

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

      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. 

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 23 June 2020
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 23 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / Online

      Written Exams will be taken as an e-mail by using the Zoom or Skype exam pdf within the given time.

      Contact Person

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

      E-mail: naz.vardar@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.maas.boun.edu.tr

      M.A.

      Quota

      10 (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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Reference letter

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

      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. 

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date: 23 June 2020
      Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 23 June 2020

      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / Online

      Written Exams will be taken as an e-mail by using the Zoom or Skype exam pdf within the given time.

      Contact Person

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

      E-mail: naz.vardar@boun.edu.tr
      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 score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      GRE and 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 18.00 / Online

      Oral Exam / Interview will be online.

      Contact Person

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

      M.A.

      Quota

      The program will not accept new students ​for the 2020/2021 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 score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      GRE and 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required, not exceeding 300 words, written in English.

      Reference letter

      Two letters
      Use the reference letter form at www.econfin.boun.edu.tr.

      Other

      A current curriculum vitae

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 20 - 22 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / Online

      The interview will be online.

      Contact Person

      Name: Sibel Gökçınar
      Phone: 0212 359 6909 / 0212 287 1892
      E-mail: econfin@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.econfin.boun.edu.tr 

    • Foreign Language Teaching

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      40 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00 / 4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      GRE  or GMAT scores are not required.

      English Proficiency

      BUEPT "B" or 
      TOEFL® 627, TWE 4.5 or 
      TOEFL® (IBT) 108, TWE 24

      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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Other

      Individuals with a B.A. degree in Foreign Language Education or related fields (Linguistics, Translation, Languages & Literatures) are eligible to apply to the non-thesis M.A. program. Individuals who have an undergraduate degree in other fields may also apply provided that they have at least one year of experience in foreign language teaching at a public or private institution.
      CV (written in English) 
      Those whose application is accepted will be invited to take an exam to be administered by the Department.

      Departmental Exams

      Written Exam Date:  13 August 2020
      Written Exam Hour/Place: Contact the department / EF 403
      Oral Exam/Interview Date: Contact the department
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: Contact the department / EF

      Contact Person

      Name: Assist. Prof. Işıl Erduyan
      Phone: 0212 359 4612
      E-mail:  isil.erduyan@boun.edu.tr
      https://fled.boun.edu.tr/

    • Elementary Teacher Education

      M.A. (Non-Thesis)

      Quota

      30 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)

      GPA

      2.00 / 4.00

      ALES

      ALES score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

      Two letters

      Other

      Elementary Teacher Education undergraduate degree required.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 11.00 / EF 506

      Contact Person

      Name: Türkan Bozkurt
      Telephone: 0212 359 4558 / 7407
      E-mail: bozkurtt@boun.edu.tr
      Name: Hamide Kuşçu
      E-mail: hamide.kuscu@boun.edu.tr

    • Executive MBA

      M.B.A. (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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Statement of Purpose

      Required, written in English.

      Reference letter

      Two reference letters evaluating the candidate professionally.

      Other

      At least five years (following graduation) of professional work experience is preferred.
      Curriculum Vitae

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 10 - 14 August 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 - 16.00 / EMBA Building or Online

      Executive MBA Interviews will be held face-to-face and / or online at the EMBA Building by faculty members of the Department of Management between 10:00 - 16:00.

      Contact Person

      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 score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      GRE and 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      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 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place:To be announced / Online

      The interview will be via Zoom.

      Contact Person

      Name: Assoc.Prof. Hüseyin Gökhan Akay
      Phone: 0212 359 6972/ 7589
      E-mail: hgakay@boun.edu.tr
      Name: Assist.Prof. Mehtap Işık
      Phone: 0212 359 6972/ 7589
      E-mail: ozcanli@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 score is not required.

      GRE / GMAT

      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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      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 must evaluate the candidate academically.

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18-19 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 09.00 / Online

      Interviews of the MIR Non-Thesis Program will be done online via Zoom.

      Contact Person

      Name: Aslı Orhon
      Phone: 0212 359 7344
      E-mail: mir@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.mir.boun.edu.tr

      M.A.

      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 GRE Verbal score of 146, GRE Analytical Writing score of 3.0] 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.

      Student disciplinary record

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

      Reference letter

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

      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. 

      Departmental Exams

      Oral Exam/Interview Date: 18-19 June 2020
      Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 09.00 / Online

      Interviews of the MIR With Thesis Program will be done online via Zoom.

      Contact Person

      Name: Aslı Orhon
      Phone: 0212 359 7344
      E-mail: mir@boun.edu.tr
      http://www.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.