International Programs Directorate

How to Apply ISU

In order to apply to Istinye University, please fill in the application form and submit the documents listed below:

Required Documents for Undergraduate Admissions;

  • English/Turkish Translation of High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Equivalence (It is requested during exact registration.) (Proof of equivalency can be provided from Turkish Embassies in the home country or Provincial Department of Education, Istanbul.)
  • English/Turkish Translation of Transcript (Transcript of Records)
  • National-International Examination Result (If student will not apply with her/his High School Diploma)
  • Copy of ID in Passport
  • 6 Passport Size Photo
  • For the departments which have Turkish Medium of Instruction; TÖMER Certificate which is awarded by Universities (B2, If avaliable)
  • For the departments which have English Medium of Instruction; IELTS Academic 6.5 (Writing Score must be 6.5) or 85 in TOEFL IBT (Writing Score must be 25).


Required Documents for Graduate Admissions;

  • Passport
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Translated to Turkish or English)
  • Transcript (Translated to Turkish or English)
  • Certificate of Equivalence or Certificate of Recognition
    *Certificate of Recognition is requested from candidates who apply for graduate programs in Social Sciences and it will be provided by our university. Candidates who apply for graduate programs in healthcare field needs to get Certificate of Equivalence from the Council of Higher Education.
  • Turkish Proficiency Certificate (C1)
  • 6 Passport-size Photographs
  • Residence Permit (If Available)