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International Student Exam

To get a higher chance of earning a scholarship at IZU, Istanbul’s international university, take the international student exam and reward yourself.

If you don’t want to miss your chance, hurry up and apply for the IZU International Student Exam that will take place on the 26th of August 2018 through this link.

To gain the possibility of a scholarship in the undergraduate programs.

The outcome of the applicant's ISE Exam is one of the most fundamental factors for the scholarship. The Board of Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University does not evaluate applicants based solely on exam results. In addition, they evaluate according to the information and the document submitted by the applicant. Please click here for more information.

International student candidates who wish to enter the examination must first apply to any of the undergraduate departments of our university through our application system. Applicants can complete the exam registration with the 'Application ID' given by our application system.

There’s an example of the Application Number given after the candidates complete their application for the exam through our system down below.

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Click here for the ISE Exam Registration Form.

All the international student applicants applying for undergraduate programs at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University can take it.

Compulsory Section

Elective Section

General Abilities

(Learning Skills) 40 Questions

Advanced Mathematics 20 Questions

Basic Mathematics 30 Questions

Islamic Science 20 Questions

General culture 20 Questions

History 20 Questions

150 Question – 180 Minutes

Multiple choice exam


Compulsory Section: All scholarship candidates must answer the questions in the compulsory Section.

Elective Section: Answer the questions in this section according to the division you prefer.

- Business Administration and Management Sciences: Advanced Mathematics

- Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences: Advanced Mathematics

- Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences: History

- Islamic Science Faculty: Islamic Science

Other faculties are only responsible for the questions in the Compulsory Section.

Click here for the content of the ISE EXAM.

It is sufficient for you to enter the Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University International Student Exam (ISE) which will be held on the IZU Halkali Campus for the scholarship of the 2018/2019 academic year at one of the dates below.


Examination Dates

May 27, 2018 Sunday (The exam date’s passed.)

August 26, 2018 Sunday


IZU International Student Exam (ISE) will be held on August 26, Sunday at 10:00 am at the Sabahattin Zaim University Halkalı campus. It will be enough to bring your passport or residence permit on the exam day.

Examination Place: Languages School - DL - 032A