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All applications will be finalized after the International Student Exam that is going to be held on August 26, 2018. All applicants including the ones who are going to take the exam and the ones who will not take it are going to receive their final result to their email addresses. Exam results and final acceptance letters are going to be announces on August 29, Wednesday. The last day to complete registration with the acceptance letter in September 7, 2018 Friday. Unexcused late submissions for registration will be rejected and acceptance letters will be invalid after September 7. If you are not going to be able to complete your registration before September 7 due to act of God, you are required to inform your condition not before than September 5 via email to

For more information regarding the exam please click here. 

For the exam registration form please click here.  

For the exam results page please click here.

You are required to submit the equivalency certificate which is a proof that your education is equivalent to Turkey’s education. The process takes up to 2 months after applying for the certificate. We advise you to apply for the certificate immediately. For more information please click here.

Remember: the last date for registration is September 17.

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The application and registration schedule for the 2018-2019 Academic Year for Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University undergraduate and graduate programs is presented below. You can find information about our undergraduate and graduate programs at our university’s website. You will also be able to access the application form on our website and upload the necessary documents. Applications will only be taken online and all documents required for your application must be translated into Turkish or English.

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Applicants wishing to enroll must pay the first installment or full payment of tuition fees.
Students with T.C citizenship can make tuition fees in 10 installments when they go to the bank.
Students who are not citizens of the Republic of Turkey can pay tuition fees in two installments, as first and second semesters.
Students who want to pay the tuition fee at one time receive 5% discount.
For our students who are siblings, receive 10% discount.
Students must pay tuition fees within the registration dates.

Payment by Credit Card: You can pay your tuition fee by card up to 10 installment with "Bonus", "Combo", "Maximum", "Paraf" and "World" feature credit cards. If the limit of the single credit card you are using is not sufficient to pay the entire tuition fee, you can continue to pay with the different credit cards for the remaining amount. Payments outside of the above mentioned credit cards are made as a single payment.

Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University Account Informations:
IBAN Number: TR08 0020 5000 0083 3555 8000 04
Swift Code: KTEFTRIS

Please add " Name-Surname, Passport No, Undergraduate Tuition Fee " in the explanation



If you have not submitted a language proficiency certificate in the language of your academic program you have to take the university’s language proficiency exam. You may enter one of the below proficiency exams according you the instruction language of your academic program. Language exams consists of two steps, “placement test” and “proficiency test”.  

Placement Test for Arabic Language is going to be held on September 17, 2018 at 9.30am.

Placement Test for Turkish Language is going to be held on September 17, 2018 at 13.30pm.

Placement Test for English Language is going to be held on September 17, 2018 at 9.00am.

Please click here for sample English Proficiency Exam.

Please click to listen to English Proficiency Exam  "Listening" section.

You are required to apply through the form given below if you are interested in staying at IZU Student Guesthouses that is located on IZU Campus. The deadline for application is August 31. The form will be offline. You are required come in person to IZU student guesthouses to register within the given registration period.

Please click here for the application form.

IZU Guesthouses Registrations: September 3 – 7, 2018

You can register after September 7 only if there is any vacant room left if you are late for registration or if you have not submitted the form. We know that there is high interest on the guesthouses, so we advise you to come on time for registration. We would like to let you know that other student dormitories outside the campus accept applications on a similar period.

It is COMPULSORY to attend to the Welcome Day event on September 22, 2018.

You will receive instruction and introduction to the university and life in Istanbul, Turkey which is going to be vital for your near future. The event is not going to be repeated it is your only chance of getting this important information.

English Proficiency Exams Equivalency Table Accepted by Our University


C1 and Over 95 - 120 77 - 90 79 - 100
B2 72 - 94 55 - 76 60 - 78
B1 42 - 71 30 -54 40 - 59
A2 - - -
A1 - - -
In addition, international English proficiency exams accepted by ÖSYM are evaluated on the basis of the above table.

* If you are exempted from the English Proficiency Examination according to the above table, you must have the lowest B2 equivalence score