International Graduate

Postgraduate Study at Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University

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  • The Graduate School offers Master's and  Ph.D. degrees at Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University.
  • The programs offered by the Graduate School are listed below.
  • International students can apply for the graduate programs all year-round. Applications made after the term starts will be considered for the following term. 
  • For master programs, students are required to have a bachelor’s degree. Students with a master's degree or a diploma from 5 or 6 years Medical or Dental Schools can apply for Ph.D. programs.
  • For Master’s and Ph.D. programs, there is no international exam or language obligation for international students during the application. However, students have to submit a document of language proficiency relevant to the medium of instruction.
  • he application can be made on the Application must include an approved diploma and transcript (in English or translated to Turkish), copy of passport, photo, approved proof of Turkish, and/or English language proficiency (if available).
  • Applications will be directed to the relevant department for evaluation. There is no specified quota of students for graduate programs. The number of probable foreign students is determined by the head of the department and the Graduate School Council. Applicants are advised to contact the head of the department or the potential  supervisor with whom they would like to study before making the application.
  • Applicants will be informed about the results of their applications via email.
  • Applicants who receive an acceptance letter can proceed with visa and registration procedures. Registrations are carried out by the registrar’s office of the Graduate School on the dates that are announced on the Graduate School’s web page.
  • Unless exemplified by the bilateral agreements, international students are required to pay the tuition fee determined by the University’s Administrative Council.

Tuition Fees

  • For registration, the tuition fee for the first semester must be paid before/during the registration.
  • The tuition fee for the 2021-2022 Academic year for both Master's and Ph.D. programs is 10000 TL per year.
  • The tuition fee must be paid to the related bank account of the Graduate School with the statement of the applicant’s name and surname.


Graduate School email address and account number:


Account Number: TR 9400 0100 2564 9040 5510 5006

Issues Related to Language Proficiency

  • Students who register for Turkish programs are obliged to take a Turkish preparatory course for one year unless they have Turkish proficiency levels B2 or above.  Turkish Language Certificate is not required from the graduates of a higher education institution in which the medium of instruction is Turkish. Students who want to obtain a Turkish Language proficiency certificate can take the Turkish Proficiency Exam offered by BAİBÜ TÖMER (Turkish Language Teaching Applications and Research Center). Detailed information for the Turkish language courses is available at the TÖMER website.
  • Those who would like to be enrolled in programs offered in English or who would like to take courses in English must have at least 50 (fifty) for the Master's programs and 60 (sixty) for PhD programs, from the English language proficiency exams which are accepted by ÖSYM (National Measuring, Selection, and Placement Center or English language exams conducted by BAİBU School of Foreign Languages. Proof of English language proficiency is not required from the candidates whose mother tongue is English or have achieved their Bachelor's or Master's degrees from an English-medium university. Those who do not meet the English language proficiency requirement are allowed to be enrolled in a maximum of two semesters of a preparation program for learning English offered by BAİBU School of Foreign Languages ( Candidates who do not have an English language proficiency certificate but would like to verify their English language proficiency can take a proficiency test from BAİBÜ School of Foreign Languages. Detailed information for English language proficiency exams and preparatory courses are available on the School of Foreign Languages ​​web page.
  • Those who would like to take the courses offered in Arabic must have at least 50 (fifty) for the Master's programs and 60 (sixty) for or the Ph.D. programs, from the Arabic language exams which are accepted by ÖSYM or Arabic language exams conducted by BAİBU. Proof of Arabic language proficiency is not required from the candidates whose mother tongue is Arabic or have achieved their Bachelor's or Master's degrees from an Arabic-medium university. The Arabic language proficiency exam will be offered by the Faculty of Theology. Detailed information can be obtained from the Faculty of Theology web page.

Documents for Registration

  1. Copy of diploma or graduation certificate with official approval (In English or translated to Turkish),
  2. Copy of the transcript with official approval (English or translated to Turkish),
  3. Application Form and copy of documents declared on application with official approval,
  4. An approved copy of the study visa to be obtained from foreign representatives
  5. Original passport or its copy with official approval,
  6. A written contract for residence for education,
  7. Three photos (taken in last six months)
  8. Official document from related state institutions or country embassies about the students’ scholarship for students with a state scholarship,
  9. Residence permit by the Immigration Office,
  10. Bank receipt showing the payment of the tuition fee


Master's Programs

  1. Anatomy *
  2. Art and Handicrafts Teaching 
  3. Banking and Finance *
  4. Basic Islam Sciences **
  5. Biochemistry
  6. Biology (English)
  7. Business Administration 
  8. Chemical Engineering (English) 
  9. Chemistry (English)
  10. Communication Sciences *
  11. Computer Education and Instructional Technologies *
  12. Computer Engineering
  13. Curriculum and Instruction 
  14. Economics 
  15. Educational Management and Supervision
  16. Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  17. Electrical-Electronics Engineering *
  18. Emergency Medicine
  19. English Language Teaching***
  20. Environmental Engineering *
  21. Field Crops *
  22. First Aid and Emergency
  23. Food Engineering *
  24. Gastronomy and Culinary Arts
  25. Guidance and Psychological Counselling Education*
  26. Histology and Embryology
  27. History
  28. Horticulture
  29. Hospiatal Infections
  30. Intellectual Disabilities Education
  31. International Relations *
  32. Islamic History and Arts
  33. Journalism
  34. Marketing
  35. Mathematics
  36. Mathematics (English)
  37. Mathematics Education 
  38. Mechanical Engineering *
  39. Microbiology
  40. Music Education
  41. Nursing *
  42. Pharmacology
  43. Philosophy and Religious Sciences
  44. Physical Education Teaching 
  45. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation *
  46. Physics (English)
  47. Physiology *
  48. Plant Protection
  49. Political Science
  50. Poultry Sciences
  51. Preschool Education 
  52. Primary Education 
  53. Psychology
  54. Public Administration 
  55. Public Finance
  56. Public Health
  57. Science Education 
  58. Seed Science and Technology
  59. Sensor Technologies (English)
  60. Social Sciences Education 
  61. Sociology *
  62. Sports Management *
  63. Sport Sciences and Coaching Education
  64. Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language
  65. Tourism Management
  66. Turkish Language and Literature
  67. Turkish Language Teaching
  68. Wildlife Ecology and Management

Ph.D. Programs

  1. Basic Islamic Sciences **
  2. Biology (English)
  3. Business Administration 
  4. Chemistry (English)
  5. Curriculum and Instruction 
  6. Economics 
  7. Educational Management and Supervision
  8. Educational Technologies
  9. Environmental Engineering *
  10. Field Crops *
  11. Food Engineering *
  12. History 
  13. Horticulture
  14. Intellectual Disabilities Education
  15. International Relations *
  16. Mathematics (English)
  17. Mathematics Education 
  18. Mechanical Engineering
  19. Microbiology 
  20. Music Education
  21. Neuroscience 
  22. Nursing *
  23. Occupational Health and Safety
  24. Participation Banking *
  25. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation *
  26. Physics (English)
  27. Physiology*
  28. Plant Protection
  29. Preventing Hospital Infections
  30. Psychology *
  31. Public Administration 
  32. Science Education 
  33. Social Sciences Education 
  34. Sociology *
  35. Sports Management *
  36. Sports Sciences and Coaching Education
  37. Turkish Language and Literature
  38. Turkish Language Teaching


* Some courses are offered in English. Students are still required to take preparatory course in Turkish language. 

** Some courses are offered in Arabic. Students are still required to take preparatory course in Turkish language. 

*** Students require minimum 108 from TOEFLE IBT, or 90 from BAIBU English Proficiency Exam. Students who do not meet English language proficiency requirements will attend English language preparatory course at School of Foreign Languages before starting master program.