Graduate Application

Boğaziçi University Department of Turkish Language and Literature will accept graduate applications for the 2022/2023 Fall Term in the areas of old and modern Turkish literature. Click here to apply.

Application Period for 2022/2023 Fall Term  18 April - 13 June 2022

Electronic Application System Opens  18 April 2022 10.00 (Local Time)

Electronic Application System Closes 13 June 2022 17.00 (Local Time)

English Proficiency Test (BUEPT)   8 June 2022

English Language Placement Exam (DBS) 5 July 2022

 

M.A. (With Thesis)

Quota   14 (Main class) + 3 (English preparatory class)  
GPA   2.70/4.00  
ALES   Verbal: 70  
GRE / GMAT   ALES Verbal 70 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 is accepted.   

English Proficiency

  BUEPT or 
TOEFL® 550, TWE 4.5 or 
TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5
 
Official Transcript   Required  

Diploma

 

An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
*Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

 

Student disciplinary record

 

*Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

 

Statement of Purpose

 

Required
Submit a statement of purpose  (detailing his/her career plan as well as the reason for choosing Boğaziçi University and this department, in 300 to 500 words)

 

Reference letter

 

Two letters
Reference letters are not required for students/graduates of Boğaziçi University Department of Turkish Language & Literature.
 

 

Departmental Exams

  Written Exam Date: 28 June 2022
Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / NBZ 10 - NBZ 11
Oral Exam/Interview Date: 30 June 2022
Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 10.00 / TKL  Seminar Room
 

Contact Person

  Name: Assist.Prof. Olcay Akyıldız
Phone: 0212 359 7373
E-mail: olcayak@boun.edu.tr
Name: Assoc.Prof. Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu
Phone: 0212 359 6912
E-mail: gencturk@boun.edu.tr
 

 

Ph.D.

Quota   12 (There is no quota for English preparatory class)  

GPA

 

3.30/4.00

 

ALES

  Verbal: 70  
GRE / GMAT   ALES Verbal 70 or GRE Quantitative score of 149 is accepted.  
English Proficiency   BUEPT or 
TOEFL® 550, TWE 4.5 or 
TOEFL® (IBT) 79, TWE 22 or 
IELTS Academic Score: 6.5, Academic Writing Score: 6.5
 
YDS/ÜDS/KPDS   Minimum required score of 55 or an equivalent of it accepted by YÖK.
Note: As BUEPT / IELTS / two year exemption rule due to being our own graduate are not accepted by YÖK, they will not satisfy the YDS/ÜDS/KPDS requirement.
For equivalent test scores determined by the Council of Higher Education (YOK) see:
http://dokuman.osym.gov.tr/pdfdokuman/2016/
GENEL/EsdegerlikTablosu26022016.pdf
 
Official Transcript   An official undergradute transcript and an official graduate transcript are required.  

Diploma

 

An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
A graduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
*Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate.

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

 

Student disciplinary record

 

*Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

 
Statement of Purpose   Required
Submit a statement of purpose (detailing his/her career plan as well as the reason for choosing Boğaziçi University and this department, in 300 to 500 words)
 
Other  
Research Proposal: Research proposal is aimed at demonstrating that you are capable of conducting analysis and research on a subject you are interested in. It may evolve into a thesis subject eventually, but not necessarily. Your proposal should offer a general idea about your field of research interest, provide an overview of the current literature and latest scholarly debates on the subject, and demonstrate the originality of your work. It will demonstrate your ability to conduct research at a doctoral level and your skill in expressing complex ideas in a manner that is both concise and critical. Its length should be between 750 and 1250 words, excluding bibliography.
 
 
Reference letter   Two letters  
Departmental Exams   Written Exam Date: 28 June 2022
Written Exam Hour/Place: 10.00 / NBZ 10 - NBZ 11
Oral Exam/Interview Date: 30 June 2022
Oral Exam/Interview Hour/Place: 14.00 / TKL Seminar Room
 
Contact Person   Name: Assist.Prof. Olcay Akyıldız
Phone: 0212 359 7373
E-mail: olcayak@boun.edu.tr
Name: Assoc.Prof. Tülay Gençtürk Demircioğlu
Phone: 0212 359 6912
E-mail: gencturk@boun.edu.tr

 

Last updated on: 25/04/2022