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History (MA, Phd)

Program Information: Please follow the link

Online Application: Please submit an online application here.

RequirementsThese are minimum necessary scores for applying to Department of History MA & Ph.D. programs.


CGPA: 2.50/4.00


GRE: Obligatory for foreign students
(Verbal + Quantitative Combined for MA and Ph.D 299, Analytical Writing 3.5)


ALES: 55 (equally-weighted)

ALES is required for all resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the MA and PhD programs. Turkish applicants who have completed an undergraduate degree abroad and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may, with Institute approval, submit a GRE result in place of ALES. ALES scores are valid for 5 years. GRE scores are for 5 years


English Proficiency: For MA and PhD Programs – TOEFL IBT (at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent PAE (at least C). Validity period for all exams: 2 years


Proof of Degree: Yes (if already obtained)


Transcripts: Yes


Statement of Purpose: 1 – 2 Pages


Letter of Recommendation: 2


Other: A sample essay written in English, CV


Application Deadline: 15 May 2022


Date of Interview: 03 June 2022


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