The School of Islamic Studies, which received its first students in the 2012-2013 academic year, offers a multi directional and multi-optional program that extends from tafseer (exegesis of the Quran) to historical sociology of Muslim societies, from hadith (traditions of the Prophet) to modern Islamic thought. The school not only opens doors to the great heritage of Islamic civilization for its students, but also enables them to discover the philosophy and knowledge that are produced in the modern world. On top of offering the current curriculum of Schools of Theology in public universities of Turkey, School of Islamic Studies offers courses that aim to bring its students in contact with the history and classics of Islamic studies.
With its 3Languages-One School program The School of Islamic studies will use Arabic, Turkish and English, effectively as medium of communication and teaching of the courses; and students will be able to produce their academic works and engage with international academia in these three languages.
Students in the Islamic Studies Undergraduate Program at Istanbul Sehir University will have a college life of study within an internationally engaged academic curriculum, student activities, strong faculty members and visions aimed at excellence in Islamic studies. Besides having a degree in Islamic Studies, the students will have options to enroll in programs of minor degrees and/or double majors in a field of social sciences.
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
For study programmes at the bachelor’s level, Proof of English Language Proficiency is not required for the application. However if you would like to apply for below scholarships, you need to submit the following English Test scores:
In the 2014-2015 Academic Year, all international students will be admitted to the undergraduate programs on full or partial scholarships. These scholarships are valid for 5 years duration (1 year of English Preparatory Program plus 4 years of undergraduate study). Scholarship types available are as follows:
Full tuition fee waiver + Dining scholarship for 9 months + Free accommodation at university dormitories for 9 months + monthly stipend for 9 months (400 Turkish Liras per month) + Health insurance + Laptop Computer
Priority will be given to students who:
100 % tuition fee waiver + Health insurance + Laptop Computer
Priority will be given to students who:
%50 Tuition Waiver Scholarship
50 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 6.600 $, for English Preparatory School: 5.850 $) + Health insurance + Laptop Computer
%25 Tuition Waiver Scholarship
25 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 9.900 $, for English Preparatory School: 8.775 $)+ Health insurance + Laptop Computer
All international students will have health insurance free of charge.
All international students will be given a laptop computer free of charge.
ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP
If students achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above at the end of their first faculty year, they will be automatically entitled to an increase in their scholarship level. They may qualify for reductions varying between 45% and 100 % in their tuition fee.
IB INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students placed with an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma total grade point average of 32 and above.
This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Abitur certificate with total grade point average of 2.00 or above.
MATURA (REIFEPRÜFUNG) SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Matura (Reifeprüfung) certificate with total grade point average of 1.5 or above.
PAYMENT IN ADVANCE
A reduction of 5 % is given to those who paid the whole tuition fee at the beginning of the academic year.
This scholarship consists of a 10 % reduction in the tuition fee given to each sibling registered in the programs of Istanbul Sehir University.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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