REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Below are for the applicants who hold Turkish Citizenship. International prospective students should visit http://international.yasar.edu.tr/programmes/ for international applications. Applications can be made to maximum 3 programs.
Required Documents to be uploaded to the online Application platform:
- Graduation certificate
- ALES exam result (for PhD and master programs (thesis)) (not required for Art and Design MA, Proficiency in Art and MA non-thesis programs)
- Foreign language exam result**
- Letter of Intent***
- Portfolio or similar other documents (for the programs requesting these documents)
Required Documents to be sent to the Head of the Department before the Interview and / or Written Exam:
- Reference letter**** (click here for the sample letter)
In documents (ALES, GRE, GMAT, and foreign language exam results), the date and validity during registration are essential.
“Candidates who have not graduated yet and are in their last academic semester can apply for a preliminary application by uploading their current transcripts to the system. After the last semester grade entries are completed, these candidates can update their transcripts containing the final GPA by uploading them to the system before the application deadline.
** In order to prove your foreign language proficiency, you need to submit your YDS (a National language proficiency exam conducted by ÖSYM) exam result or the result of an equivalent exam that is acknowledged by ÖSYM. Candidates who have achieved the required score for foreign language education and training from Yaşar University (YU) School of Foreign Languages or other Higher Education Institutions English Preparatory Class Exemption Exam, are exempt from English exam provided that they apply a master’s program within -3- years following their graduation. These students can upload their documents stating that they have received 100% English education to the application system instead of a foreign language proficiency document.
Graduate candidates who want to take the English Proficiency Exam (FLAT) organized by Yaşar University School of Foreign Languages should add the petition to the application system that they want to take the FLAT Exam. (click here for the petition template). In the master’s degree program applications, for candidates who take the Yaşar University (YU) School of Foreign Languages FLAT Exam, the result will be valid for 3 years.
*** Letter of intent must be prepared in English for the programs in English and in Turkish for the programs in Turkish.
**** Reference letter form link (https://form.yasar.edu.tr/lisansustu/lisansustu-egitim-enstitusu-referans-mektubu-formu/) and the reference letter sample are forwarded to the person who will write the reference letter. The person who agrees to write a reference letter fills in the form and uploads the letter as indicated on the form. Registration is made only with the acceptance of Personal Data Protection Law Text. The reference letter is forwarded to the Department(s) applied for and the Directorate of Graduate School. Both the candidate and the person giving the reference are notified that the letter has been forwarded to the Head of Department(s) applied and the Directorate of Graduate School.
One reference letter is sufficient.
The person requested to write a reference letter must have at least a PhD / Proficiency in Art degree from the related field.
Candidates, who are employees of the institution applying within the scope of the protocols signed by our university, must also bring the institution ID or a document showing that they are working in the institution during the final registration. Protocols valid for 2023 – 2024 academic year registrations are available in the “Protocols” tab on the LEE website.