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Frequently Asked Questions

WHO CAN APPLY REGARDING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ACCEPTANCE?

1) Foreign nationals

2) The candidates who have blue card,

3) With the citizenship acquired after foreign nationality, T.C. citizenship / dual citizens in this situation,

4) a) Having continued secondary education abroad before 01/02/2013, T.C. nationals who completed their last three years of secondary education (high school) in a foreign country except KKTC (including those who completed all of their secondary education (high school) in Turkish schools opened in a foreign country outside KKTC),

      b) Candidates who started secondary education abroad after 01/02/2013 have completed their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country other than KKTC (including those who have completed all secondary education (high school) in the Turkish schools opened in a foreign country other than KKTC),

5) Those who are KKTC citizens, have GCEAL exam results who reside in KKTC and have completed secondary education (high school) in KKTC and those who have or will have GCE AL exam results by registering and training in colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005-2010

 

WHAT IS EDUCATION VISA?  

It is the visa given to international students by our Foreign Representative Office. All the students who will get education in Turkey have to get this visa by applying Turkish Republic Embassies/Consulars before coming to Turkey.

 

WITH WHICH GRADE TYPES CAN WE APPLY?

Candidates who have any points from the International Exam, National Exam, High School Graduation Exam and Diploma Score will be able to apply to be an International student at our university..

Grading will be accepted accordingly; International Exam, National Exam, Matur and Diploma Grade. Click for Placement Principles

 

HOW LONG ARE EXAMS AND DIPLOMAS VALID FOR?

There is no limitation on the validity period of the exams (Abitur, International Baccalaureate, GCE, Tavvjihi etc.) of the students who apply for education at Eskişehir Osmangazi University. However, the validity period of the exams with the status of university entrance exam (SAT, YÖS etc.) is two years.

 

WHAT IS FSE (YÖS/FOREIGN STUDENT EXAM)?

It is a type of central exam to evaluate General Aptitude and Basic Education Skills.

 

DO YOU ORGANIZE FSE(YÖS/FOREIGN STUDENT EXAM)?

No

 

DO YOU ACCEPT THE FSE(YÖS) GRADE OF OTHER UNIVERSITIES?

We accept the FSE grade of all state universities which have verification code.

FSE Minimum Passing Score: 60

 

HOW CAN I APPLY?

Candidates will make their applications online over https://ybf.ogu.edu.tr/ 

Required documents for application must be uploaded on the application system in pdf format completely. Applications with the missing documents will not be accepted. Documents sent by hand, cargo, mail or fax will not be accepted. Photos on the application system must be in biometric format taken within the last 6 months. Copier output photos are not accepted. Photos must be in jpg format.

 

WHAT ARE THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION?

  1. Diploma: A copy of the Turkish translation of the diploma of Secondary Education (High School) approved by the Embassy, ​​Consulate or NOTARY.
     
  2. Exam Result Document:  Original  or  certified  copy  of  the  exam  result document showing that it provides the required base score from one of the exams determined for student acceptance.
     
  3. Passport: Approved copy from the T.R. Embassy, ​​Consulate or NOTARY.
     
  4. Transcript:  A  copy  of  the certified transcript showing the courses taken and grades taken during the whole secondary school (high school).
     
  5. Copy of Blue Card: Photocopy of blue cards documenting these status of candidates with blue cards
     
  6. Example of registered population registration: An example of a registered population registration showing that dual citizenship of the foreign nationals having acquired Turkish citizenship with the acquired citizenship continues.
     
  7.  Biometric Photo: Biometric photo taken in the last six months to be uploaded to the application system. Copier output photos are not accepted.

 

CAN I SEND MY DOCUMENTS VIA FAX OR E-MAIL?

No. Documentary is accepted via fax or e-mail. Application documents need to be uploaded on online application program.

 

WHERE CAN I GET MY CERTIFICATE OF EQUIVALENCE?

You can get Certificate of Equivalence from Provincial Directorates of National Education up country; from Educational Consultancy and Educational Attache’s Offices abroad. You need to apply these institutions for a Certificate of equivalence.

 

WHAT ARE THE EDUCATION FEES?

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WHEN SHOULD I PAY EDUCATION FEE?

In accordance with the 20th article of ESOGU Foreign Students Directive; Students who will be newly enrolled in our university pay the specified semester tuition fee before registration. Candidates who do not pay the tuition fee periodically during their registration dates lose their right to enroll. Students who do not have the TÖMER success certificate are obliged to pay the tuition fee of the program they are enrolled in. Students who do not pay the tuition fee cannot benefit from the student rights. Tuition fees paid by students who do not have the TÖMER success certificate are deducted from the following semester fee.

 

WHEN I CANNOT ENTER A PROGRAM, CAN I APPLY FOR ADDITIONAL PLACEMENT?

Yes. If you cannot enter a program, you have the right to make a selection. If you enter a program in the first selection, you cannot apply even if you do not enroll in the program.

 

I AM ENROLLED IN ANOTHER UNIVERSITY. WHAT SHOULD I DO TO GET EDUCATION IN YOUR UNIVERSITY?

First you need to apply our university. If you have the right to enroll, first you need to disenroll in your current university then you can enroll in our university.

 

WHEN I HAVE ENROLLED IN A PROGRAM IN YOUR UNIVERSITY, CAN I CHANGE MY PROGRAM?

No. In order to enroll in a different program you need to apply international student quotas again. If you have the right to enroll in another program, you first disenroll from your current program then enroll in the new one.

 

DO I HAVE TO PASS TURKISH PROFICIENCY EXAM?

Certificate of TÖMER is not necessary if the medium of language in the programs is foreign language.

A student whose Turkish grade is inadequate will be on leave for 1 year to advance the level of Turkish after preregistration is done in the programs. If the student cannot advance his/her level of Turkish during the given time, s/he will be given additional time. If the student cannot advance his/her level of Turkish at the end of the additional time, s/he will be disenrolled.

 

WHICH TURKISH EDUCATION UNIT DOCUMENTS DO YOU ACCEPT?

  1. Turkish proficiency exam grades which are valid for and done by Yunus Emre Institute are accepted.
  2. Turkish levels of foreign students who will study in the programs whose language of instruction is Turkish are determined according to the results of "Turkish Proficiency Exam" to be held by ESOGÜ TÖMER.
  3. By the decision of the Senate of Eskişehir Osmangazi University, the results of the Turkish proficiency exam made by several institutions in Turkey can be used to determine levels of foreign students’ Turkish level.
  4. Turkish preparatory course is opened by Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Turkish Teaching Application and Research Centre (TÖMER).
  5. The Turkish preparatory course of the candidates whose Turkish levels are A and B is organized by TÖMER. Candidates at A level can take Turkish preparatory courses at other educational institutions upon the decision of the University Senate.

 

WHAT ARE THE LANGUAGE LEVELS OF TURKISH?

According to ADP (European Language Portfolio) Turkish levels and equivalents are as follows.

C1

85-100

Advanced Level

Sufficient

B2

71-84

Intermediate Level

Sufficient

B1

56-70

Intermediate Level

Conditional Sufficient

A2

46-55

Basic Level

Insufficient

A1

0-45

Basic Level

Insufficient

 

A1 – A2 Level: The candidate's Turkish language is insufficient. These candidates can enrol in the higher education program in which they are placed, after one year leave of absence, after taking the Turkish preparatory course and passing their proficiency exam, they can start their education.

B1 Level: Candidate's Turkish may improve in a short time. If the student chooses, he starts education; however, they should take a Turkish preparatory course. These candidates are taken to the Turkish Proficiency Exam on the dates determined by the University after they start their education and they can continue their education after passing the proficiency exam. Students in this situation must ensure the level of B2 and above.

B2-C1 Level: The candidate's Turkish is sufficient; he/she can start learning.

 

ARE THERE ANY PROGRAMS WHOSE MEDIUM OF LANGUAGE IS ENGLISH?

Yes.

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Electrical Electronic Engineering Department:100% English

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Computer Engineering Department: 30% English

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Mechanical Engineering Department: 30% English

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Architecture Department: 30% English

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences International Relations Department: 30% English

Faculty of Education Foreign Language Education Department

 

CAN I GET EDUCATION IN TWO DIFFERENT UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT THE SAME TIME?

No. If you wish, you can get education in one undergraduate and one associate degree program at the same time.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO NOT RENEW REGISTRATION?

If you do not renew registration, you cannot benefit from student rights. The information of the students who do not renew registration will be reported to Provincial Immigration Administration and YTB.

 

ARE THERE ANY ACCOMODATIONAL FACILITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?

International students can benefit from the private dorm and apart room facilities in Eskişehir. When you get your  identification number  starting with 99, you can apply Credit and Dormitories Institution during the dates reported. For the application visit http://yurtkur.gsb.gov.tr . There is no other accomodation facility in our university.

 

IS THERE ANY SCHOLARSHIP GIVEN TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN YOUR UNIVERSITY?

The University does not provide scholarships or financial support to students from abroad and does not act as an intermediary in providing them.

 

HOW CAN I GET ACCEPTANCE LETTER?

The candidates who have the right to enrollment can get their e-signed acceptance documents on https://ybf.ogu.edu.tr/. With these documents, you can get “Education Visa” by applying Turkish Consulship.

 

WHAT IS FOREIGNER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND HOW DO I GET THAT?

It is an identification number given to the foreigners who will stay in Turkey more than 90 days. After the application of residence certificate to the ministry of interior provincial immigration administration, it will be written on the residence certificate given in 90 days.

 

WHAT IS RESIDENCE CERTIFICATE AND HOW DO I GET THAT?

It is a document that shows legal residence in Turkey. All the international students who will get education in Turkey have to get this document. Residence certificate will be taken from the Provincial Immigration Administration. For application visit https://e-ikamet.goc.gov.tr/.

 

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER I GET RESIDENCE PERMIT?

You should report the identification number starting with 99 to the student affairs.

 

CAN THE STUDENTS WHO WILL GET EDUCATION IN TURKEY GET VISA AND RESIDENCE CERTIFICATE FOR THEIR RELATIVES?

Residence certificate will be given to the wife and children of a student who will come to Turkey for the purpose of education.This certificate will be in line with student residence certificate. To the other relatives with short term visa or visa release six month residence certificate will be given. If they can get long term visit visa from our foreign representative Office, up to one year residence certificate can be organised.

 

WHAT IS GENERAL HEALTH INSURANCE AND HOW CAN I APPLY?

It is the insurance which help foreign students benefit from general health services in Turkey. In order to benefit from general health insurance, foreign students should apply Social Security Institution with written request in at most 3 months starting with the registration to our university.