Incoming Students

Incoming Students

Erasmus students may apply only if their University has a Inter-institutional Agreement with Altınbaş University. In addition to this, students should be nominated and selected by their home university.

Incoming students firstly need to apply to the Erasmus Office of their home university and students must submit the documents below to the International Office at Altınbaş University.



The partner university sends a list of nominations to

.Nominations MUST include the following information:


  •          Erasmus code of the sending institution,
  •          name of the student,
  •          ID or passport number
  •           student’s e-mail address
  •           intended studies / host faculty at the IKBU
  •          exchange period (Autumn term, Spring term or full year).        

Nomination deadlines:


  •          30th of June: for starting in September (Autumn term or full year)
  •          15th of November: for starting in February (Spring term)          




Students must send the required documents which are indicated below to the email address below:


  •          Application Form (should be filled out on a computer and sent as pdf document)
  •          CV 
  •          Transcript of records from the sending University (in English)
  •          Passport photograph (please send it as jpeg. format) 
  •          Learning Agreement (please prepare 2 original signed copies on the computer to be submitted to our Office at your arrival.)
  •          Scan copy of passport


Application deadlines:


  •          15th of July: for starting in September (Autumn term or full year)
  •          30th of November: for starting in February (Spring term)


Once we have checked that the applications match the nomination data sent by our partner universities, students will receive an e-mail with a digitized copy of their Acceptance Letter and pre-arrival information.


Students should also read the Information Package

Language of Instruction and Course Information                                                          

Courses are mainly taught in English, partly in Turkish at the IKBU. In order to see the curriculum please go to the Faculties' page.


Visa and Residence Permit

Students who want to study and reside in Turkey must get a student visa before they arrive in Turkey. After having received the acceptance letter from Altınbaş University and prepared the related documents, you can apply to the nearest Turkish consulate for a student-visa. The initial entry visa (the red stamp on your visa page) will emphasize that you have 30 days after your arrival in Turkey to register at the police station.

After your arrival in Istanbul, International Office staff at Altınbaş University will help you with the registration procedures. It is important that you must get a student visa before coming to Turkey otherwise you will not be given a residence permit.

Our university offers Turkish languages courses for international students for four hours a week. Turkish courses are not compulsory.

For further information, please check the Information Package for the Erasmus students.

For academic matters and course selections, please consult the Program Erasmus Coordinators. For The list of coordinators, please click here.