TURKISH – GERMAN UNIVERSITY

INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016

 

MASTER PROGRAMMES

 

INFORMATION ON APPLICATION AND QUOTAS

 

A – APPLICATION PERIOD

 

Time Frame:                         June 1st – July 1th, 2015

 

Application Deadline:        July 1th, 2015

 

Address:              Turkish – German University  

Institute for Social Sciences - Administration

Şahinkaya Cad. 86 - 34820 Beykoz / İSTANBUL

Tel: 0216 333 30 00

 

B – INTERVIEWS AND REGISTRATION DEADLINES

 

European and International Affairs

Interviews

 23 – 24 July 2015 in Istanbul ( For foreign Students via Skype)

Publication of the Results

7 August 2015

 

 

Registration/ reserve list

 See Academic Calendar:

http://www.tau.edu.tr/studierende/akademischer_kalender/2014_2015

Beginning of the term

 

C – REGİSTRATİON REQUIREMENTS

 

Applicants with a Turkish bachelor’s degree must fulfil the application requirements for Turkish students/applicants.

Applicants holding a non-Turkish bachelor’s degree (e.g. German) – no matter which citizenship they have – are considered ‘foreign students/applicants‘.

 

1. Bachelor’s Degree

Studying in the Master Programmes of TAU requires the successful completion of a bachelor programme until Dec 31, 2015.If the bachelordegree certificate cannot be provided at the time of application, an official up-to-date “Transcript of Records” (ToR) of the bachelor’s degree awarding institution may be sufficient for the application. In any case the bachelor’s degree certificate must be handed in no later than Dec 31, 2015.  Registered students who cannot provide a bachelor degree certificate by the set deadline will be exmatriculated.

 

2. Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES)

Turkish applicants are required to have scored a specific pass mark in the Turkish Entrance Examination (ALES). See Table ‘Quotas’ in section G for further information.

Foreign applicants do not have to provide an ALES score.

   

 

3. Foreign Language Requirements

Applicants have to provide language scores or language proficiency certificates.Language proficiency can be attested in the form of the following language tests: YDS, ÜDS, KPDS, TOEFL IBT, IELTS Academic, CAE, CPE, PEARSON PTE Academic or in form of another equally attested exam.

The MA European and International Affairs requires an YDS, ÜDS, KPDSscore ofat least 70 or TOEFL IBT of at least 84 and IELTS Acedemic of at least 5.

For an overview of accepted equal exams and scores please see: the reference document by the Turkish Higher Education Authority: http://dokuman.osym.gov.tr/pdfdokuman/2014/Genel/Esdegerlik18072014.pdf.

 

4. Grade Point Average (GPA)

The application does not require a specific Grade Point Average (GPA).

 

5. Qualification for the Master’s Degree: Subject – Specific Requirements

Administrative Sciences, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Business Management, Economics, History of Economics, International Relations, European Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, Pscyhlogy, Law, History, Cultural Studies, Ethnology, Antropology, Social Sciences or other related fields.

 

D – APPLICATION DOCUMENTS

 

Applicants fulfilling all requirements are expected to send all necessary documents via E-mail or letter post to the Institute for Social Sciences (see A for address and deadlines). A personal delivery is possible as well.The Institute does not take responsibility for postal delays of any kind.

Please use the following E-mail address for application:

MA ’European and International Affairs’: eia@tau.edu.tr

 

A complete application file consists of the following documents:

1.     Application form

 

2.    Copy of Bachelor’s Degree. If the bachelordegree certificate cannot be provided at the time of application it must be handed in no later than Dec 31, 2015.  Registered students who cannot provide a bachelor degree certificate by the set deadline will be exmatriculated.

 

For Foreign Applicants: Recognition of the foreign degree (Denklik Belgesi) or recognition of the foreign university (Okul Tanıma Belgesi) issued by the Turkish Council of Higher Education (YÖK). If the University is not listed by YÖK, the document may be submitted at a later stage, but no later than Dec 31, 2015. Accepted students who cannot provide either of the documents by the set deadline will be exmatriculated.

  

The documents can be issued by the YÖK’srecognition department Denklik Okul Tanıma Ofisi. Following information are required:

 

1. Name and address of the institution of higher education/university

2. Name of the field of study

3. Academic Degree (BA, MA, distance learning or others)

            For more information see: http://www.yok.gov.tr/web/denklik/anasayfa.

 

3.    Transcript of Records (ToR)

For foreign applicants: The copy of the ToR can be either in English or German language.

 

4.    Result of ALES – examination (copy; for Turkish applicants only)

 

5.    Language Proficiency: Results of Exams (ÜDS, KPDS, YDS, IELTS Academic, TOEFL IBT or equivalent (copy)

 

6.    Copy of Identity Card

For foreign applicants: Copy of the passport

7.    2 up-to-date photographs

 

E – EVOLUTİON OF INTERVİEWS

 

In order to be invited to the Interwievs the applicants has to submit the  Transcript of Records and Language Proficiency Exam Results.

 

The Interwievs are evaluated according to the following weighting. To qualify for the registration to the Programm, applicants are required to obtain at least 70 %.

 

a.     Turkish applicants

·         ALES: 50 %

·         Grade Point Average (Bachelor): 20 %

·         Interview: 30 %

b.     Foreign applicants

·         Grade Point Average (Bachelor): 50 %

·         Interview: 50 %

 

F – REGISTRATION

 

For the registration following documents will be needed:

 

1.    All documents that were handed in for the application in original versions or as notarial certified copies

2.    Proofof identity

3.    6 Photographs (4,5 x 6,0 cm); not older than 6 months

 

In addition, foreign applicants will have to provide:

 

1.    A student visa issued by a Turkish Embassy or Consulate
Students who do not need a student visa according to the guidelines of the Turkish Directorate – General (DG) of Security (such as holders of a Turkish ‘Blue Card’) are supposed to declare their student status to the DG.

 

2.    Residence permit; may be provided to the Institute of Social Sciences one month after registration.

 

3.    Attestation of fee transfer. The fee is twice the amount decided on by the Turkish Council of Ministers.( 774 Turkish Lira at the moment). The actual amount can be checked on the Turkish law gazette:www.resmigazete.gov.tr.

 

4.    A declaration that the Student have the financial means to live in Turkey.  (Signed by the student).

 

5.    Health Insurance Certificate

 G – QUOTAS

 

 

Quotas*

 

KPDS/ÜDS/YDS

 

ALES Points

ALES: Point Type

Turkish Citizens

 Others

European and International Affairs**

15

5

TOEFL IBT: 84

 YDS: 70

IELTS Academic 5

or equivalent

55

SÖZ/EA/ SAY

 

** Language of Instruction: English

* TAU reserves the right to change quatas if there is not enough application.

 


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