Each incoming exchange student applicant must complete a Boğaziçi University application form.

Undergraduate and graduate incoming exchange students must provide the following information required by Boğaziçi University:

  1. Application Form
    Application forms must be completed in full and signed by the student. Original, fax, or photocopies will be accepted. Please contact our office if you need additional information.
  2. Academic Records
    A copy of an official transcript in English or translated into English from your home institution.
  3. Course List
    A list of the courses you would like to take at Bogazici University. Definitive course list to be offered by academic units in each semester is announced here.
    • Statement of Purpose
      A short statement of no more than 300 words in support of the application explaining why you would like to attend Bogaziçi University.
    • Letter of Recommendation
      A letter of recommendation from one of your instructors or your advisor.
    • For Non-native English speakers
      Non-native speakers of English should provide proof of English proficiency with the following criteria:*
    • minimum score of  79 on the internet-based TOEFL test, along with a minimum TOEFL iBT Writing Test score of 22. This test is offered several times a year in many countries. Scores are valid for two years.
    • minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System) along with IELTS Academic Writing Test score of 6.5. This test is administered by the British Council and scores are valid for two years.



    (*) Erasmus Students should check with their home Universities if any other proficiency document is valid


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