FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
2016 – 2017 FALL APPLICATIONS
The following programs leading to MA and PhD degrees are accepting applications for 2016-2017 academic year Fall semester.
Contact names for each program have been provided for academic inquiries only.
For administrative or procedure related questions, please contact Student Resources Office.
Conflict Analysis and Resolution (MA) www
Contact: Emre Hatipoğlu, (216) 483 92 60, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural Studies (MA) www
Contact: Faik Kurtulmuş,(216) 483 92 82, email@example.com
Economics (MA/PhD) www
Contact: Özgür Kıbrıs, (216) 483 92 67, firstname.lastname@example.org
European Studies (MA) www
Contact: Meltem Müftüler Baç, (216) 483 92 47, email@example.com
History (MA/PhD) www
Contact: Tülay Artan, (216) 483 92 38, firstname.lastname@example.org
Political Science (MA/PhD) www
Contact: Ersin Kalaycıoğlu, (216) 483 93 45, email@example.com
Turkish Studies (MA) www
Contact: Halil Berktay, (216) 483 92 37, firstname.lastname@example.org
Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (MA) www
Contact: Onur Yazıcıgil, (216) 483 93 34, email@example.com
Applicants must have completed their previous degree programs by August 31, 2016, at latest.
Admission Requirements for Graduate School of Social Sciences
PLEASE NOTE THAT candidates are required to submit their English proficiency exam scores like TOEFL, IELTS e-YDS, YDS, KPDS and ÜDS during the application. Applicants who are unable to provide a valid English Proficiency Exam score can only be admitted to graduate study upon obtaining a satisfactory grade in Sabanci University English Language Assessment Exam (ELAE). Those candidates who fail to attend or get a satisfactory grade in ELAE exam are obliged to attend and successfully complete English Language Preparation course(s) in order to enroll in a graduate program. Scholarships do not apply to the English Language Preparation courses.
A limited number of scholarships based on academic achievement are available in the form of partial or full tuition waivers and/or stipends.
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Please note that those candidates who fail to submit a sufficient English proficiency exam score and thus attend the course of English Language Preparation will receive no scholarship until they successfully complete the course.
April 29, 2016 is the deadline for applications to Cultural Studies, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Economics, European Studies, History, Political Science, Turkish Studies and Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design programs.
For History, Political Science, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design programs, all applicants should attend and take the written exam, afterwards eligible candidates are invited for an interview via e-mail. For other programs, after an initial screening, eligible candidates are invited for an interview via e-mail.
Please note that applications from abroad will not be required to take the written exam; they will be interviewed via phone or net meeting (Skype, etc.) if they’re found eligible after the initial screening.
The Graduate Admissions Calendar
Conflict Analysis and Resolution (MA)
Interview**: May 16, 2016 - FASS 2080
Cultural Studies (MA)
Interview**: May 16-17, 2016 - FASS 2034
Interview**: May 11, 2016 - FASS 2056
European Studies (MA)
Interview**: May 16, 2016 - FASS 2056
Written Exam*: May 9, 2016 - FASS G056 at 13:40
Interview**: May 16-17, 2016 - FASS 2054
Political Science (MA/PhD)
MA Written Exam / PhD Gateway Exam*: May 17, 2016 - FASS G062 at 10:00
Interview**: May 23-24, 2016 - FASS 2054
Turkish Studies (MA)
Interview**: May 10-11, 2016 - FASS 2054
Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (MA)
Written Exam*: May 11, 2016 - FASS 1081 at 11:40
Interview**: May 12, 2016 - FASS 2054 at 10:00
*All candidates are required to attend the admission exam / interview at the given date.
Applicants for more than one program must get in touch with the contact names of those programs and petition to take the entrance exams in a different time period to avoid possible time conflicts.
**Eligible candidates are going to be invited via e-mail for the interview.
Online applications are accepted via http://admission.sabanciuniv.edu/ . Application documents (official exam results, transcript, etc..) should be uploaded on the online system and application packages be submitted either in person or post by mail to the address below. Please note that print-out of the completed application form should also be added to the application package. The packages sent via mail must arrive at the department by the application deadline. Applications sent via e-mail are not accepted.
Warning! All the application documents become property of Sabancı University. It is suggested to keep the original reports of TOEFL, GRE and ALES scores, and apply with the copies of those test scores. But please note that the originals must be produced at the time of registration to Sabancı University.
Student Resources Office
Sabancı University, Orhanlı
34956, Tuzla/ İstanbul-Turkey
Phone: +90 (216) 483 9093+90 (216) 483 9093
Facsimile: +90 (216) 483 90 73