An undergraduate degree in history is NOT a prerequisite for entering the M.A. program. Graduates of departments of social sciences, humanities, management, engineering, and science may apply. All students entering the graduate program in history must take one year of preparatory courses before they begin Master’s level course work.
To enter the Ph.D. program candidates are required to have completed an M.A. degree in History or a related field.
If you are interested in applying, please go to the website of Graduate Programs at Bilkent University to download the necessary documents:
Program Information: Please follow the link
Online Application: Please submit an online application here.
Requirements: These are minimum necessary scores for applying to Department of History MA & Ph.D. programs.
|SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION|
|GRE||Obligatory for foreign students:
(Verbal + Quantitative Combined for MA and PhD 299; Analytical Writing 3.5)
|ALES 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.||55 (equally-weighted)
*ALES is required for all resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the MA and PhD programs.
|English Proficiency||For MA and PhD Programs – TOEFL IBT at least (87) or IELTS (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)|
|Statement of Purpose||1-2 pages|
|Letter of Recommendation||2|
|Other||A sample essay written in English, CV|
|Application Deadline||15 May 2023|
|Date of Interview||09 June 2023|
+90 312 290 2206
+90 312 290 2076
|Fax||+90 312 266 4061|