General Admission Requirements

ACCEPTANCE CONDITIONS FOR ASSOCIATE’S AND BACHELOR’S DEGREE

For International Students

Relevant articles of Bartın University International Students Acceptance and Registration Principles Directive are as follows:

ARTICLE 5- (1) General application conditions to international students quota are as follows:

a) On condition that students are either in the senior year of high school or they are graduated from high school;

   1)International students,

   2) Those who are Turkish citizens at birth and who are allowed to leave Turkish citizenship with the permission of the Ministry of Interior and those who certify that they have a renouncement of nationality certificate, on which registered infant children have a Certificate, for the Use of Given Rights according to Turkish Citizenship Right

    3) Those who were foreigners and became Turkish citizens later / and those who have dual nationality,

    4) a) Students, who continued secondary education abroad before the date of 01/02/2013, students, who have Turkish citizenship and completed the last three years of secondary education (high school) in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (including students, who completed the entire secondary school education (high school) in Turkish Schools opened in the presence of the Ministry of National Education,in a foreign counrty except Turkish Republic of Northen Cyprus) may apply for student admission quotas abroad

b) Students, who have started secondary education (high school) after the date of 01/02/2013, and students, who completed entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (including students, who completed entire secondary school education (high school) in Turkish Schools opened in the presence of the Ministry of National Education in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) may apply for the quota of foreign students,

    5) Students, who have Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationality, reside in Turkish Republic Northern of Cyprus, completed secondary education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and have GCE AL exam results; students, who registered in colleges and high schools in other foreign countries between 2005 – 2010, get education and have GCE AL exam results or students who will have GCE AL exam results

Applications of above mentioned students will be accepted.

b) Applications of candidates stated below will not be accepted;

1) Students, who have Turkish nationality and completed entire secondary education in Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,

    2) Students who have Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationality (except students who completed secondary education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus high schools and have GCE AL results and studens who registered in colleges and high schools in other foreign countries between 2005-2010, get education and have GCE AL exam results or students who will have GCE AL exam results),

    3) Those who have dual nationality, and whose first nationality is Turkish by birth as defined under Article a and Clause 2,(except those who fulfil the conditions in Article a and Clause 4)

    4) Those who have dual nationality and on of these is Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationality (except students, who completed secondary education in Turkish Republic of Notrhern Cyprus high schools and have GCE AL results and studnets who registered in colleges and high schools in other foreign countries betwwn 2005-2010, get education and have GCE AL exam results or students who will have GCE AL exam results),

    5) Those who study in foreign high schools in Turkey and in schools, which are included in Embassies in Turkey and have Turkish nationality or those who have dual nationality and whose first nationality is Turkish by birth as defined under Article a and Clause 2,

c) Students, who are subject to this directive will pay for their own health insurance, which will cover their health expenses.

 

Application

ARTICLE 6- (1) Applications are made online and maximum up to 5 programmes on the dates specified in the academic calender for international students.

 (2) Required documents for the application are as follows:

   a) Application Form for International Students, which you can fill out on the website of our university,

   b) Original high school diploma or high school diploma photocopy approved by Turkish Embassy,

   c) Translated transcript which demonstrates courses and marks the candidate took in high school and approved photocopy of transcript by Turkish Embassy, if available document demonstrating that the candidate passed Higher Education Exam,

   d) Photocopy of passport’s pages, which demonstrate personal identifying information, approved by Turkish Embassy.

Evaluation of Applications

ARTICLE 7- (1) Evaluation of applications and determination of candidates to be placed are made by the relevant academic unit by evaluating secondary education success grade and transcript or Higher Education Exam score.

Applications of candidates, who do not own application conditions, will not be evaluated. Having application conditions does not mean that candidates will be placed.

 (3) University Senate determines the quotas to be allocated to daytime education and evening education, which are at associate’s and bachelor’s programmes level, and special conditions, if any.

 (4) The academic unit may determine a reserve candidate, if the number of applications is higher than the quota.

 (5) Order of preference is taken into consideration by placing a candidate, who applied for more than one department/programme of an academic unit.

 (6) Evaluation of applications to academic units, which receive students by specail talent exam, is made according to the provisions regulating the special talent exam.

Announcement of the Results

ARTICLE 8- (1) Placement results are announced of the website of the university.

(2) The university sends a “letter of acceptance” to applicants’ addresses mentioned on the application form to use for Student Visa application.

Registering

ARTICLE 9- (1) Relevant academic units do the registering.

(2) In order to register the applicants, whose applications have been accepted, following documents are required.

    a) In order to be registered, the candidate must pass the Turkish Language Proficiency Exam hold by Bartın University at C1/C2 level, which is valid in the European Language Portfolio, or the student must obtain a C1/C2 Proficiency Certificate from Turkish Teaching Centers of state universities or from Yunus Emre Institute, and he must submit it to the university. Students, who do not have a “successful” language level, will be enrolled in the programme and freeze their registration for one year (two semesters) to have education at C1/C2 level at Bartın University Language Education Research and Application Center or at state universities’ Turkish education centers or at Yunus Emre Institute. After one year, students, who are unable to submit a C1/C2 certificate from Bartın University Language Education Research and Application Center, or from state universities’ Turkish education centers, or from Yunus Emre Institute, will be disrolled

Bartın University Turkish Language Proficiency Levels European Language Portfolio Turkish Language Proficiency Levels equivalents are given below.

TURKISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

EUROPEAN LANGUAGE PORTFOLIO TURKISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

REMARKS

A

C1, C2

Turkish is sufficient.

B

B1, B2

Turkish can be sufficient in a short time.

C

A1, A2

No Turkish, Turkish is insufficient.

 

    b) Original high school diploma and high school diploma translation approved by Turkish Embassy,

    c) Equivalence certificate, which demonstrates that the high school diploma is equivalent to high school diplomas received in Turkey, which will be obtained from Turkish Republic Ministry of National Education or from Turkish Embassy,

    ç) Original transcript and approved translation of transcript by Turkish Embassy,

   d) Original passport to be returned after examination and passport photocopy,

   e) (Amendment dated 18/09/2013 and numbered 2013/17 Senate Decision) Bank receipt demonstrating that tuition fee has been paid (1- From Syria citizens to be placed to higher education institutions according to the provisions of Higher Education Board),

2- Blue card owners,

3- Students, who are Turkish citizens and completed entire secondary education in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,

4- (Amendment dated 23/10/2013 and numbered 2013/20 Senate Decision) Those who are Turkish citizens, and completed entire secondary education in a Turkish school in a foreign country except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, those who continue their education within programme period in daytime education and open learning programmes, and those who are freshly enrolled will not pay tuition fee. Tuition fee of these students will be paid for above mentioned students by the Presidency of Related Communities.

            Students who are above mentioned, and enrolled in daytime education and open learning programmes and who could not be graduated within the programme period, will continue to pay the contribution fee. Students, who are enrolled in evening education programmes, and who will enroll in these programmes, will pay the determined tuition fee for evening education.)

   f) Bank receipt demonstrating that deposit fee has been blocked,

   g) Education residence permit (Students will submit this to the academic unit, where they are enrolled latest within a month after the enrollment.)

   h) 4 passport photos,

(3) Enrollments are made every year between the dates specified in the academic calender for foreign students. Those who do not enroll between specified dates löse their rights.

 (4) On condition that it is not incongruent to the provisions of this directive, the candidate will gain student right and be subject to provisions of the university, which is applied to other students.

    

ACCEPTANCE CONDITIONS FOR MASTER AND DOCTORAL DEGREES

Relevant articles of Bartın University Master Education Directive are as follows:

Evaluation and Matriculation

ARTICLE 8 – (1) Evaluation of candidates’ applications and matriculation to programmes are made according to the following conditions:

a) Evaluation of science exams of candidates is made by a jury, which is chosen by the institution’s board of directors on the recommendation of department directorate, and which consists of at least three persons. Institutions’ board of directors decide on the recommendation of department directorate, whether the exams will be made in written and/or interview form.

b) Pass mark for student admission to masters with thesis is calculated as follows: 50% of ALES standard score, 20% of bachelor’s grade point average, 20% of science test score, 10% of Foreign Language Exam, Council of Higher Education Language Exam or equivalent foreign langugae score. Depending on whether the exam took place in written and interview form, %15 of exam score and %5 interview score will be calculated.

c) Except distance education programmes, pass mark for admission to masters without thesis scores will be calculated as follows: 50% of bachelor’s grade point average, 50% of science exam score. If science test takes place in written and interview form in masters without thesis programme, 40% of written exam score and 10% of interview score will be calculated.

d) No written science test is made in distance education master without thesis programme. Candidates will be placed to programmes on space-available basis according to bachelor’s grade point average.

e) Student admission in master with or without thesis programmes is carried out as follows: students who receive a minimum score of 60 out of 100 will be placed to master with thesis programmes on space-available basis according to their scores. Foreign student admission is carried out as follows: international students who receive a minimum score of 50 out of 100 will be placed to master with thesis programmes on space-available basis.

f) Pass mark for student admission to doctorate programmes is calculated as follows: 50% of Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam, 20% of science exam score, 20% of grade point averages of bachelor’s or master’s degree, and 10% of Foreign Language Exam, Council of Higher Education Language Exam or equivalent foreign langugae score. According to this evaluation, those who score at least 70 out of 100, and those who score at least 75 out of 100 in bachelor’s degree programmes will be placed to doctorate programmes according to their scores on space-available basis.

g) Pass mark for student admission to proficiency in art programmes is calculated as follows: 50% of Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam, 20% of interview/special talent test/portfolio examination, 20% of grade point averages of bachelor’s or master’s degree and 10% of Foreign Language Exam, Council of Higher Education Language Exam or equivalent foreign language score. In this evaluation process, candidates may be asked for reference letter, composition on the desire for doing proficiency in art, international standard exams and other similar conditions. According to this evaluation those who score at least 70 out of 100, and those who score at least 75 out of 100 in bachelor’s degree programmes will be placed to proficieny in art programmes according to their scores on space-available basis.

h) In case of equality of master degree programmes’ scores, priority shall be given respectively to those with higher science exam scores, higher language exam scores and higher Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam/basic medicine scores.

i) Objections to the results of master degree science exams are made in written form to relevant department directorate within three business days beginning from the announcement of exam results. The exam jury evaluates the objection in terms of error of fact within two business days. In case of determination of error of fact, student’s score will be corrected with the decision of institute board of directors. The result of the objection will be declared to the student.

 

Admission of International Candidates

MADDE 12 – (1) International candidates are not asked for Turkish language proficiency. According to Article 8, successful students with Turkish proficiency certificate will be enrolled; students, who do not have a Turkish proficiency certificate, will be given maximum two semesters preparation period. This period is not counted as education period. After this period students, who do not fulfil the language requirement, will be disenrolled.

 (2) Candidates, who apply with a state scholarship, will be placed to an appropriate programme with the decision of institute board of directors and on recommendation of department board.

 (3) Candidates, who are graduated from a university, in which courses are given in Turkish language, are not asked for Turkish language proficiency certificate.