Who can apply?
 
Applications of the following individuals are accepted.
 
Applicants;
 
• who hold a foreign nationality,
 
 
• who are Turkish citizens by birth, but acquired permission to leave Turkish citizenship
from the Ministry of the Interior and those who certify that they have a certificate of
use of recognition of rights given to the minors registered on the declaration of
alienage entitled by Turkish Citizenship Law, (Due to the provision in Article 7 of
5901 numbered Turkish Citizenship Law “ (1) A child born within marriage to a
mother or father with Turkish citizenship either within or outside Turkey is a Turkish
citizen.”, applicants for international student admissions should examine the Turkish
Citizenship laws)
 
 
• who are foreign nationals by birth and acquired Turkish nationality / applicants who
have dual citizenship,
 
 
• who hold Turkish citizenship and complete their secondary education in a foreign
country other than Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). (This rule includes
the candidates who complete their secondary education at Turkish Schools in foreign
countries other than Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC),
 
 
• before 01/02/2013; with Turkish nationality who have continued their secondary
school education abroad, the ones who have completed the last 3 years (high school)
of their secondary school education abroad except Turkish Republic of Northern
Cyprus (TRNC) (including the ones who have completed their secondary school
education (high school) abroad in schools under the directorate of Turkish National
Ministry of Education except Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC),
 
 
• after 01/02/2013; who have started their education abroad except Turkish Republic of
Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and completed secondary school (high school) (including
the ones who have completed their secondary school education (high school) abroad in
schools under the directorate of Turkish National Ministry of Education except
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)
 
 
• who have AL scores and who were enrolled in a high school in foreign countries
between 2005 and 2010 and get or will get GCE AL scores.
 
 
Applications of the following individuals are NOT accepted.
 
Applicants;
 
• who hold Turkish citizenship and who complete their secondary education in Turkey
or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)
 
 
• who hold Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) citizenship. This rule does
not include the applicants who complete their secondary education and hold GCE AL
score and who were enrolled in a high school abroad between 2005 and 2010 and have
or will have GCE AL score.
 
 
• who hold dual citizenship with a birthright Turkish citizenship as stated in article a
section 2 . Except those who complete their secondary education in a country other
than Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) or applicants who completed their
secondary education at a Turkish school in a foreign country other than the Turkish
Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).
 
 
• who hold dual nationality one of which is Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
(TRNC) citizenship. Except those who complete their secondary education in Turkish
Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and hold GCE AL score and those who were
enrolled in a high school abroad between 2005 and 2010 and hold or will hold GCE
AL score.
 
 
• who hold Turkish citizenship or who hold dual citizenship with a birthright Turkish
citizenship as stated in article a section 2 and who attended foreign high schools or the
schools within the structure of Embassies in Turkey.