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Conference Interpreting (MA)

Program Information

The Master’s in Conference Interpreting Program is structured as a non-academic, non-thesis professional program encompassing three semesters. The tuition fee matches Bilkent University’s yearly rate. Additionally, the program offers scholarships ranging from 50% to 90%. Final scholarship allocations and successful applicants will be announced at the start of August. The program will commence upon reaching a specific enrollment threshold of admitted students.


CGPA: 2.00 / 4.00

GRE: Not applicable

ALES: Not applicable

French Proficiency: DALF or French Proficiency Examination of the School of Applied Languages (75/100)

English Proficiency: TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section)
Validity period for all exams: 2 years

Bilkent University graduates, who obtained their undergraduate degrees within the last 2 years before the application deadline, are exempt from the above mentioned English proficiency tests.

*Applicants must have Turkish as their mother tongue to be eligible to apply for this program.

Proof of Degree: Yes (if already obtained)

Transcripts: Yes (most recent one available at the time of application)

Statement of Purpose: Not applicable

Letter of Recommendation: Not applicable

Other: Application Form (PDF)

Application Deadline: 12.06.2024

Date of Language Proficiency Exams: French Proficiency Exam: 16.07.2024

Date of General Culture and Language Exam: 17.07.2024

Date of Interview: 18.07.2024

Please note that while exam dates are initially set, in the event of an overwhelming number of applications, these dates may be subject to change or extension. Applicants are advised to stay updated with any communications regarding exam scheduling.


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