FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Istanbul Ticaret University

Please follow the instructions to apply for Bachelor/Master/PhD Degrees in İstanbul Ticaret University.

o Please be aware that all information that you wrote on the application form will be used for all official processes of your university registration. Therefore, please double check.

You can start your application online by clicking on Apply Now Button

Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 16:00

Undergraduate: Copies of your high school diploma, transcript and passport. Residence permit (if applicable), blue card (if applicable), language proficiency certificate (if applicable), exam results certificate (if applicable).

Master: Copies of your bachelor’s diploma, transcript, passport. Residence permit (if applicable), blue card (if applicable), language proficiency certificate (if applicable), exam result certificate (if applicable).

PhD: Copies of your bachelor’s and master’s degrees diplomas, transcripts and passport. Residence permit (if applicable), blue card (if applicable), language proficiency certificate (if applicable), exam results certificate (if applicable).

Please Note: If the above mentioned documents are in languages other than English or Turkish please make sure to translate them in order for our staff to properly evaluate them.

Students who wish to continue their education at our university after studying at another university must submit their original transcript from the current university, high school diploma, passport copy, and course description to the registrar’s office. Exemptions from courses will be based on the assessment and decision of the department. Students who wish to learn about their exemption status must contact the related department after registration.

Bachelor’s degree programs last overall 4 years.

Master (non-thesis) programs last overall 2 semesters.

Master (thesis) programs last overall 4 semesters.

PhD programs 8 semesters.

The Offer Letter is document prepared by the university for all the applicants. This letter contains every detail about the program duration, starting date and payment plan. Please read the letter carefully and make sure this letter CANNOT be used in Visa Application process.

This letter signifised that you are conditionally accepted at Istanbul Ticaret University. Requirements stated in the letter will need to be met before your official acceptance can be finalized.

The acceptance letter will be issued after receiving the deposit payment.

Note: Your offer letter will be valid for ONE WEEK. The letter will be invalid in case the quota in your program is full.

  • Bachelor’s degree applications are only accepted in the fall semester.
  • Graduate degree applications are accepted in both fall & spring semester intakes.

Tuition, Payment and Scholarships

After the approval of your application, and the offer letter being sent, a non-refundable deposit of $ 500 should be paid to receive an acceptance letter.

The deposit is considered as a guarantee of the applicant’s intent to study at Istanbul Ticaret University. This deposit amount will be deducted from the first installment of the tuition fee for the registration.

Tuition Fees

Bachelor Degree Programs (in Turkish): 4.000 USD  per year (VAT included) (2 installments)

Bachelor Degree Programs (in English): 5.000 USD  per year (VAT included) (2 installments)

Master Degree Programs with thesis (in Turkish):  3.400 USD

Master Degree Programs with thesis (in English):  5.000 USD

Master Degree Programs without thesis (in Turkish): 3.000 USD

Master Degree Programs without thesis (in English):  4.500 USD

PhD Programs (in Turkish):  4.700 USD

PhD Programs (in English): 6.000 USD

Deposit Payement: 500 USD

English Preparatory School: 5.000 USD for one year

* The Tuition Fees for graduate programs can payed in 2 installments. Half of the tuition fee must be payed during the registration and the rest of the fee the following semester.

Bank Account Information

Account name: Istanbul Ticaret University

Bank name: Vakıfbank/ Mercan Branch

IBAN NO: TR87 0001 5001 5804 8000 4691 34

Swift Code: TVBATR2AXX

Explanation: International student tuition fee. Name, surname and passport number of the student has to be notified.

You can choose one of the payment methods below:

1) Pay by credit card at https://ticaret.netahsilat.com

2) Wire transfer to bank account of the Istanbul Ticaret University mentioned below

USD ACCOUNT:

Account Name: T.C. İstanbul Ticaret Üniversitesi

Bank Name: Vakıfbank

Branch: Mercan

Account Number (USD): 00158048000469134

IBAN (USD): TR87 0001 5001 5804 8000 4691 34

SWIFT Code: TVBATR2AXX

NOTE: Name, surname and passport number of the student has to be notified on international student tuitition fee receipt and please keep the receipt of your payment in order to confirm your payment while registration process.

The scholarship exams for Bachelor Degree are planned to be announced before the beginning of Fall Semester.

The scholarship interviews for Graduate Degree programs are planned to be announced before the beginning of each semester (both Fall and Spring Semesters).

For details of the requirements and dates please follow our website and social media accounts. 

Undergraduate Education

Education service semester information and fee collection procedure

2021-2022 and later student fees

(VAT included)

Bachelor Degree – Turkish

It is an annual tuition fee, all of which are collected at the time of registration. (In case of a periodic payment request, ½ is collected in the 1st period and ½ is collected in the 2nd semester.)

4.000 USD

Bachelor Degree – English

It is an annual tuition fee, all of which are collected at the time of registration. (In case of a periodic payment request, ½ is collected in the 1st period and ½ is collected in the 2nd semester.)

5.000 USD

English preparation

It is an annual tuition fee, all of which are collected at the time of registration. (In case of a periodic payment request, ½ is collected in the 1st period and ½ is collected in the 2nd semester.)

5.000 USD

Postgraduate Education

Education service semester information and fee collection procedure

2021-2022 and later student fees

(VAT included)

Master’s Degree (Non-Thesis) – Turkish

It covers 2 semesters of education service and ½ amount is collected in the 1st semester and ½ amount is collected in the 2nd semester.

3.000 USD

Master’s Degree (Non-Thesis) – English

It covers 2 semesters of education service and ½ amount is collected in the 1st semester and ½ amount is collected in the 2nd semester.

4.500 USD

Master’s Degree – (Thesis) Turkish

It covers 4 semesters of education service and ¼ amount is in the 1st semester, ¼ amount is in the 2nd semester,

3.400 USD

Master’s Degree – (Thesis) English

¼ is collected in the 3rd semester and ¼ is collected in the 4th semester.

5.000 USD

PhD Program – Turkish

It covers 4 semesters of education service and ¼ amount is in the 1st semester, ¼ amount is in the 2nd semester,

4.700 USD

PhD Program – English

¼ is collected in the 3rd semester and ¼ is collected in the 4th semester.

6.000 USD

English preparation

It covers 8 semesters of education service and ¼ amount in the 1st semester, ¼ amount in the 2nd semester,

5.000 USD

Student Visa Process

Official acceptance letter will be sent to you by e-mail, after completing your deposit payment.

And this will make you eligible to apply for the Student Visa in the nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate.

  • Visa application form
  • Minimum 1 year valid passport
  • Official acceptance letter from Istanbul Ticaret University
  • Non-refundable visa fee

For more details, please contact the nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate.

You may check the following link in order to see if your country requires you to have a visa to enter Turkey.

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa

If you need to get a visa to enter Turkey, you may apply for it at the closest Turkish Embassy/Consulate with your Official Acceptance Letter which states that you will be our student here in Turkey. You may check the information for each embassy/consulate using the following link:

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/turkish-representations.en.mfa

Registration Process

  • Your High School Diploma translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your High School Transcript (showing courses you have taken each term you studied) translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your Passport copy translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Two Photos.
  • Acceptable proficiency score (if any)
  • Official Acceptance letter (can be obtained from International Office with a copy of it during registration)
  • Receipt of the first semester tuition fee payment
  • Deposit payment receipt

 

  • If you didn’t graduate from a high school in Turkey you need to submit your equivalency certificate (Denklik belgesi) provided by the Ministry of National Education in Turkey to complete your registration process. Please check the link given below to the required documents of the equivalency certificate application. Please do not forget to complete the processes needed to be completed in your home country.

 

  • Turkish: https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/?culture=tr-TR
  • English: https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/?culture=en-US
  • Arabic: https://edenklik.meb.gov.tr/?culture=ar-SA
  • Your Bachelor Degree Diploma translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your Bachelor Degree Transcript (showing courses you have taken each term you studied) translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your Passport copy translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Two Photos.
  • Acceptable proficiency score (if any)
  • Official Acceptance letter (can be obtained from International Office with a copy of it during registration)
  • Receipt of the first semester tuition fee payment
  • Deposit payment receipt
  • Your Bachelor and Master’s Degree Diploma translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your Bachelor and Master’s Degree Transcript (showing courses you have taken each term you studied) translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Your Master’s Degree MUST BE WITH THESIS if you have graduated after February, 6, 2013
  • Your Passport copy translated into Turkish and notarized by the authorities of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Two Photos.
  • Acceptable proficiency score (if any)
  • Official Acceptance letter (can be obtained from International Office with a copy of it during registration)
  • Receipt of the first semester tuition fee payment
  • Deposit payment receipt

For Turkish and %30 English programs

B2 TOMER Certificate

For English program (30% / 100%)

TOEFL-IBT: 72 (two years)

YDS: 60 (valid three years)

FCE: C (lifelong valid)

PTE Academic: 55 (valid two years)

For Graduate Students

For Turkish and %30 English program

B2 TOMER Certificate

For English program (30% / 100%)

TOEFL-IBT: 72 (two years)

YDS: 60 (valid three years)

FCE: C (lifelong valid)

PTE Academic: 55 (valid two years)

  • Certificate (Only for the applicants under 18 – Translated & Notarized)*
  • Residence Permit Application Form
  • Official Student Certificate (from e-Devlet or Student Affairs Department)
  • Health Insurance Document
  • Rental Contract or Official Letter from Dormitory
  • Tax Payment Receipt (from Tax Office or Ziraat Bank)

Others

  • The process of determining the equivalent class, field, branch or department of the documents obtained from private education institutions at the international primary and secondary educational level and at the schools opened by embassies in the country and from primary and secondary education institutions in Turkey and abroad is called equivalence.

    Equivalence application is made through the e-Equivalence (e-Denklik) module.

    Equivalence process is performed through the e-Equivalence (e-Denklik) module in the equivalency centers with the original documents of the person requesting the equivalence.

    Address of Istanbul National Education Directorate (İSTANBUL İL MİLLÎ EĞİTİM MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ):

    Binbirdirek M.İmran Öktem, Eski Toptaşı Caddesi, Eski Adliye Binası, D:1, 34122, Sultanahmet, Fatih – İstanbul

After registering you will be issued “STUDENT IDENTIFICATION CARD”. You will need this ID card to enter the campus and to use any facility on the campus, such as the library, computer rooms.

You can get your student ID card from International Office.

You will need to obtain a Student Certificate (Öğrenci Belgesi) for various administrative work, such as for the residence permit and student transportation card. You can obtain your student certificate by accessing and applying through the SIS system.

STUDENT CERTIFICATE

Student certificate is a document prepared to be given to any institution and shows the student status of the students registered in our university. Students can request this document up to 5 times in a semester using the OBS program.

TRANSCRIPT

Transcript is the grade status document that shows the final success status, semester and overall grade point averages of all the courses that the student received after completing his/her registration at the university. Students can request this document up to 5 times in a semester by using the OBS program during their student life.

You can create your student certificate and transcript requests through the OBS program as follows;

  1. Log in to the OBS program with your Username and Password.
  2. From the “Grades” tab, click on the “Document Requests” section.
  3. In the “Document Type and Description” section, write the type of document you request, your document language preference (Turkish or English) and, if any, the note you want to be indicated on it. For example: Student Certificate – Turkish – No Disciplinary Punishment.
  4. In the ” Number of Copies” section, specify how many documents you want.
  5. Click the “Continue” button.
  6. Please do not forget to click on the “Submit” button at the end of the process to complete your application
  7. When creating a document request, you must clearly indicate which document you want in which language in the “Document Type and Description” section. Otherwise, your document request will not be considered.
  8. In order for you to receive the documents you have requested, please also indicate your active e-mail address.
  9. Our active students can also obtain their student certificate and transcript requests via “e-devlet” application.

NOTE: The documents you have requested to be sent to your email address will be sent to your e-mail address within 3 working days.

 

Use the QR Code below for requesting documents.

You can log in to the OBS system with your username and password. Your username is your ID number and your password is your student number. Student mail is defined as ’’name.surname@istanbulticaret.edu.tr’’. You can log in to your student e-mail with your ID number.

Health insurance is mandatory when applying for the residence permit in Turkey. You can either apply for a private insurance or public one from the government institution called as SGK.

You can reach the all contact information from https://ticaret.edu.tr/en/academic-personel/.

Students want to continue their education at our university after studying at another university must consult with the Faculty/Institute they wish to study.

Campus Life

Istanbul Ticaret University has two main campuses: Sütlüce and Küçükyalı.

Here is their locations in Google Maps;

Sütlüce Campus: https://goo.gl/maps/k6ajKwzwYPszVbMN7

Küçükyalı Campus: https://goo.gl/maps/wkTQpnTFkDtJjDAx6

Directions to Istanbul Ticaret University Sütlüce (Beyoğlu) with Public Transportation

The following transit lines have routes that pass near Istanbul Ticaret University Sütlüce Campus

Bus: 36T 41AT 41ST  47E 49 500T 55B

Metro: M7

Bus stations near Istanbul Ticaret University, Sütlüce

Miniatürk        1 min walk     

Bademlik        10 min walk   

Directions to İstanbul Ticaret Üniversitesi Küçükyalı with public transportation

The following transit lines have routes that pass near İstanbul Ticaret Üniversitesi Küçükyalı Campus

Bus:10 14BK 20D

Cable Car: MİNİBÜS: C-55

List of Faculties and Institutes located in Sütlüce Campus:

Faculty of Business

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Communications

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate School of Social Sciences

Graduate School of Finance

Graduate School of Foreign Trade

Graduate School Of Communication Science And Internet

List of Faculties and Institutes located in Küçükyalı Campus:

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Architecture and Design

Graduate School of Sciences

English Preparation School

*IMPORTANT NOTICE: REGARDLESS WHICH CAMPUS IS YOUR FACULTY OR INSTITUTE, YOU WILL READ ENGLISH PREPARATORY SCHOOL IN KÜÇÜKYALI CAMPUS.

If you want to connect to the guest wifi (Ticaret-Misafir), you connect to the internet with a code sent to your mobile phone. You can also connect students’ wifi (Ticaret-Ogrenci). You can log in with your username (name.surname) and password (your OBS password) to access the university’s student WiFi.

Our university does not offer on-campus dormitories. However, Foreign Student Communication and Dormitories Unit Acting Manager Mesut Olgun can help you to find accomodation alternatives. You can contact him with his email: molgun@ticaret.edu.tr

Students can visit any of IETT application centers or kiosks, to apply for the discounted student transportation card.

Required Documents:

  • Student Certificate in Turkish
  • Card fee
  • Passport / Residence Permit
  • Personal Photograph

Additionally, you can also check our website for university shuttle services for free.

Yes. You can follow the social media accounts to be informed about the activities of the student club.

The Student Life, Career and Alumni Counseling Department and Alumni Association provides counseling services to our students and graduates.

As an international office, we would be happy to assist you. For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Are you ready to apply at Istanbul Ticaret University?