Congratulations on your acceptance to Bilkent University. You have taken an important step towards adding an international dimension to your education.

Registration for the 2017-2018 academic year will take place 5 September – 6 September 2017 at the Bilkent University Main Campus Sports Hall.

Documents Required for Registration

  1. Photocopies of the passport pages including, a) identification information, b) stamp of the latest entry date to Turkey, and for students from countries which are not exempt from the visa requirement to enter Turkey, c) visa issued by the Turkish Consulate in home country.
    Students who live in Turkey must submit a photocopy of their residence permit.
    Students who have a diplomatic ID or a “Blue Card” must submit the photocopy of these documents.
  2. Five recent passport-size photographs.
  3. Original high school diploma and transcript.
  4. The “Equivalency Certificate” of high school diploma.This certificate verifies that your high school diploma is equivalent to a Turkish high school diploma.Before leaving for Turkey, you can obtain this certificate from the Turkish Consulate in your home country OR after you arrive, from the Ministry of National Education of the Republic of Turkey at the following address:Ankara İl Milli Eğitim Müdürlüğü
    İ Blok Kültür Bölümü Beşevler, Ankara
    Phone: +90 312 212 4642

    To apply for the equivalency certificate, students must submit their original high school diploma and a transcript listing all of the courses taken in high school including the grades and credit hours for each, accompanied by a translation in English or Turkish.

  5. Original exam score sheets (SAT, GCE Advanced Level, TQDK, etc.) are required if uploaded during application.
    Official SAT scores must be sent to Bilkent University directly from the College Board (Code – 9877). Bilkent University reserves the right to verify the validity of exam scores.
  6. English Language Proficiency exam score sheets (IELTS/TOEFL) must be sent to Bilkent University directly from the related institutions. (Please see “English Language Proficiency” section below for detailed information.)
  7. Tuition fee payment receipt. Students must pay their fall semester tuition fee before the registration. (Please seeTuition Fee” section below for detailed information.)

Please note: If the documents listed above are in a language other than English or Turkish, students must provide a translation by a certified translator along with the copy of the original document.


To learn more —> 2017-2018 Academic Year Registration Guide