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PhD Applicants

Applications for Ph.D. Programs can be made through the website, using the Online Application Portal.

How to Apply

The first step is to create your online application on the portal. After you have completed all the required information that we need, your application will be evaluated and an online interview will be arranged. Please click here to see detailed information on How to Apply.

Required Documents
  • Passport
  • Bachelor’s degree diploma & transcript
  • Master’s degree diploma & transcript
  • Letter of Intent
  • a GRE (min. 151) or a GMAT (min. 465) score
  • TOEFL IBT score and TOMER certificate (only for programs offered in Turkish)
Visa and Residence Permit

After receiving your Official Acceptance Letter following the deposit payment, you can apply for an education visa at the nearest embassy to be present in Istanbul during the registration period mentioned in your letter. BAU will assist you with your residence permit right after your enrollment is completed. Please visit the visa and residence permit page to view Turkey’s visa policy and detailed information that you must know before your arrival.

Registration Period and Documents

Upon your arrival in Istanbul and your visit to our campus in Beşiktaş, you will be expected to finalize your enrollment process by submitting hard copies of your documents and their translations. Please pay attention to the registration period indicated in your Official Acceptance Letter and carefully read the enrollment guide sent along with it. You can find detailed information on the registration guide page.

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