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Application Requirements

(Council of Higher Education Principles Regarding the Admission of Students from Abroad)

Who Can Apply?

a) Provided that they are in the last year of high school or have graduated;

1) Foreign citizens,

2) Those who are Turkish citizens by birth but lose their Turkish citizenship by obtaining permission to renounce Turkish citizenship from the Turkish Ministry of Interior and those who certify that they have a blue card, which is given to those who have lost their Turkish citizenship on their request. (Article 7 of the Turkish Citizenship Law No. 5901 is declaring that “(1) A child born in or out of Turkey from a Turkish citizen mother or father in a marriage union is a Turkish citizen.” and therefore candidates who will apply to the admission quotas for foreigners should examine the Turkish Citizenship Law.)

3) Those while they have foreign citizenship and after under these circumstances who have acquired Turkish citizenship and wihin this case those who have dual citizenships

*4) a) Among the Turkish students who continued their secondary education abroad before 01/02/2013, those who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding the TRNC (Turkish Repuplich of Northern Cyprus) and (including those who completed the whole secondary education (high school) in Turkish schools which were opened by Turkish Ministry of Education in a foreign country other except the TRNC that they can apply for student admission quotas from abroad

b) Candidates, who contiuned their secondary education abroad after 01/02/2013, and completed their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country, except the TRNC (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in Turkish schools opened by Turkish Ministry of Education in a foreign country, except the TRNC), can apply

5) those who have TRNC citizenship and applications of those who reside in the TRNC and completed their secondary education (high school) in the TRNC and have GCEAL exam results, and those who have or will have GCE AL exam results by registering and studying, between 2005-2010, in colleges and high schools in other countries, will be accepted.

b) Candidates

1) Those who have Turkish citizenship and completed all of their secondary education (high school) in Turkey or the TRNC,

2) Those who have TRNC citizenship (except those who have completed their entire secondary education (high school) in TRNC high schools and have GCE AL results, and except hose who have or will have GCE AL exam results by registering and studying, between 2005-2010, at colleges and high schools in other countries),

*3) those who have dual citizenships but whose one of citizenships is Turkish by birth as defined in clause 2 of article a. (except for those who provide the conditions in clause 4 of article a)

4) those who have dual citizenships but whose one of is TRNC citizenship. (excluding those who have completed their secondary education (high school) in TRNC high schools and have GCE AL results, and those who have or will have GCE AL exam results by registering and studying, between 2005-2010, in colleges and high schools in other countries),

5) Applications, of those who have Turkish citizenship and those who have dual citizenships but whose one of is TRNC citizenship, who have studied at schools within the body of embassies in Turkey and foreign high schools in Turkey, are not accepted.