2 - Do I need to hold a bachelor’s degree in law in order to be eligible for application?
No, you don’t. Applications are open to all graduates of 4-year undergraduate programs.
3- How can I apply?
You may apply online via our online application system.
4- As I have not graduated yet, I will not have the transcript of my final semester at the time of application. Would this be a problem?
You may upload your current transcript as is. Once you graduate, you may submit your full transcript at the time of enrollment.
5- As I am a senior year student, I will not have a diploma at the time of application. Would this be a problem?
If you have already graduated, you may submit a temporary graduation certificate. If you have not graduated yet, you may obtain a document from your University which shows the expected semester/date of your graduation, and upload it to the online application system.
6- How should I upload my letter of reference to the application system?
Once you enter your reference’s contact details in the letter of reference field in the online application system, the system will send a reference form to your reference’s email address. When your reference fills out the form, the letter of reference will be uploaded to the system.
7- Can I submit my letters of reference in person?
If your references do not have Internet access or are unable to fill out the reference form via the online application system, they may mail the letters directly to the OzU Graduate School of Social Sciences or may submit them to you, enclosed in a sealed envelope, signed across the seals, to be submitted to Sevda İşci:
Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus
Graduate School of Social Sciences
Nişantepe District, Orman Street, No: 34 – 36, 34794
Alemdağ – Çekmeköy / İstanbul
8- If any of the application documents were missing, could I still be conditionally accepted?
Applications with missing documents will not be considered. Applicants are expected to upload all of the required application documents within the application period.
9- Can I apply without my Exam Score Report for Graduate Studies (i.e. ALES)?
You must meet all of the application requirements in order to be eligible for application.
10- Is English proficiency an application requirement?
Proficiency in English is not among our application requirements.
11- Can I apply outside of the announced application period?
Applications are not accepted outside of the announced application period.
We hold our interviews with prospective students who are abroad online. However, we prefer having face-to-face interviews with our prospective students.
14- Can I benefit from any scholarship opportunity?
Full tuition waivers are awarded to 15% of our quota. Meanwhile, attorneys at law/legal apprentices affiliated with Istanbul Bar Association, judges and prosecutors, full-time faculty members of other universities, and the top three graduates of the Faculty of Law at Özyeğin University are awarded 25% tuition waivers. Also, Özyeğin University graduates are offered additional tuition waivers of 25%. Please click for detailed information.
In order to be eligible to receive these scholarships, you must obtain an official document from the respective institution to prove your eligibility, and submit your proof of eligibility to the Graduate School before the date of interview.
15- How many semesters does the tuition waiver cover?
Tuition waivers cover four semesters. LLM students who fail to graduate at the end of the regular period of study specified above must pay a semester fee each semester during which they pursue their studies at the University. The semester fee that LLM students need to pay is 1/4th of the annual program fee for the current academic year.
16- What is the maximum period of study for Thesis LLM Programs?
The regular and maximum periods of study for LLM programs is four and six semesters, respectively, regardless of whether or not students renew their registrations each semester. Students who fail to graduate within their maximum period of study are expelled from the University by the decision of the respective Graduate School Execute Board (GSEB).
17- Do you accept applications in the Spring semester?
The academic calendar is accessible on the Student Services webpage.
19- Is the Thesis LLM Program’s course schedule suitable for working professionals?
The Thesis LLM Program’s course schedule is planned to be offered face-to-face on the Altunizade Campus, with two-hour classes between 15:00-17:00 / 17:00-19:00 and 19:00-21:00 on weekdays to suit working professionals.