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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (MA)

Program Information: Please follow the link or www.matefl.bilkent.edu.tr

Only on-line applications are accepted.


CGPA: 2.50 / 4.00

GRE: minimum verbal and quantitative total of 295 (950) and 3,5 in analytical writing

ALES: 60 (verbal)
ALES is required for resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the MA programs. Turkish citizens who are residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may provide GRE scores instead of ALES. ALES scores are valid for 3 years . GRE scores are valid for 5 years. GRE/ALES scores must be valid at the time of registration.

English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT (at least 87) or IELTS Academic (at least 6.5 with minimum score of 5.5 in each section) or Bilkent PAE (at least C). All exam scores are considered valid for only two years and they must be valid at the time of registration.

Proof of Degree: Yes

Transcripts: Yes

Statement of Purpose: Yes

Letter of Recommendation: 2

Other: n/a

Application Deadline:

Fall Enrolment: June 1st of the year concerned

Date of Interview:

Fall Enrolment: Interviews start mid-June of the year concerned with precise dates to be communicated to shortlisted and invited candidates only.


Necmi Akşit
Phone: +90 312 290 1134, +90 312 290 2977, +90 312 290 2950
Fax +90 312 266 4065