Education in Turkey (YÖS)
(YÖS) Foreign Student Exams
Foreign Student Examination (YÖS) is for foreign students who want to study at one of the higher educational institutions in Turkey and will apply for admission to these institutions as a result of this exam. All Higher Educational Institutions in the Republic of Turkey have their own (YÖS) "Foreign Student Examination".
All foreign students are eligible to take this exam
2018 Foreign Student Exams of Istanbul University (İÜYÖS)
Application deadline: December 4, 2017 - March 23, 2018
İÜYÖS 2018 will be held on April 28, 2018 Saturday at 15.00 pm according to the local time of Turkey.
All the applications from Turkey and from abroad must be done through the following link: https://yos.istanbul.edu.tr The applications are accepted only within the application period.
The applicants who would like to apply for İÜYÖS must pay the examination fee within the application period providing the following information:
For the applicants who take the examination in Afghanistan, Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Mauritania, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Romania, Senegal, Somali, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunusia, Ukraine, Rwanda, and Syrians who take the examination in Turkey.
40 TL (Turkish Liras) or
10 USD (American Dollars) or
10 € (Euros)
For the applicants who take the examination in Albania, Bangladesh, Belarus, BosniaHerzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Tatarstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
80 TL (Turkish Liras) or
20 USD (American Dollars) or
20 € (Euros)
For the applicants who take the examination in Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Quatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Turkey
250 TL (Turkish Liras) or
65 USD (American Dollars) or
60 € (Euros)
For the applicants who take the examination in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, United States of America
350 TL (Turkish Liras) or
90 USD (American Dollars) or
80 € (Euros)
Bank Name: Halkbank, Beyazit Branch, Istanbul/Turkey
IBAN No: TL(TL) TR13 0001 2009 8200 0006 2003 78
USD($) TR58 0001 2009 8200 0058 0001 87
EURO(€) TR31 0001 2009 8200 0058 0001 88
SWIFT Code: TRHBTR2AXXX
Account Name (Beneficiary): Istanbul Universitesi Acık ve Uzaktan Egitim Fakultesi
Description: Applicant Number
Please do not forget to have this information written as the description during the payment process!
Once the application is filled and saved, an applicant number is going to be sent to the applicant’s e-mail addres.
The Applicant number can only be acquired once. As the applicant number will be necessary both for the examination and for all the transactions to be made with İU virtually, it must be kept carefully.
It is obligatory for the applicants to bring their 2018 İÜYÖS Examination Entrance Document, their passports and Identity Cards.
For the İÜYÖS examinations which will be given outside Turkey, the hours are announced on the official website of the university, which is https://yos.istanbul.edu.tr
İÜYÖS will be held at the same time in all exam centers.
The İÜYÖS document is valid for 1 (one) academic year following the examination date.
In İÜYÖS, Test of Basic Learning Skills will be given. Test of Basic Learning Skills is composed of 80 questions. Those questions are maths questions and the questions which aim to test the applicants’ abstract thinking power. This test has very little language basis, together with this the questions have Turkish, English, Arabic, French, German and Russian explanations.
The duration of the Test of Basic Learning Skills is 135 minutes.
The applicants will be able to learn about the exam results online on https://yos.istanbul.edu.tr.
Note: The Istanbul University Foreign Student Examination (İÜYÖS) results can be applied to other universities in Turkey.