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Special Student Admission

Special Student Admission

Students from other higher education institutions may attend courses offered by OzU as special students based on the decision of the  respective Faculty/School/Graduate School Executive Board.

Special students are admitted as per the “Rules and Regulations on the Principles of Transfers between Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Programs, Double Major and Minor at Higher Education Institutions, and Credit Transfers between Higher Education Institutions”, the “Rules and Regulations for Undergraduate Programs”, and the “Rules and Regulations for Graduate Programs”, as well as the principles and quotas set by Özyeğin University.



The Classes at 2021-2022 Fall Semester is planned to be held face to face on campus. We will keep you posted as soon as the final decision is made and the applicable procedur to follow is determined in line with the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the framework decisions of YÖK. Meanwhile, we kindly remind you to check website regularly to follow and stay informed about the latest news and developments about University.



General Requirements
Tuition & Payment 

General Requirements

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a higher education institution in order to be eligible to take courses as special students from the University.
  • Applicants who apply for attending the University as special students must prove their English proficiency. For more about English proficiency requirements, please click here.
  • Special students can register for courses up to 30 ECTS credits in the Fall/Spring semester and 18 ECTS credits in the summer session.
  • Students cannot register for courses whose pre/co-requisites they cannot meet. This clause also applies to special students wishing to take courses from the University.
  • Special students are not considered OzU students and may not benefit from any student privileges.  However, in other matters, they must abide by the provisions of effective legislations which apply to university students.
  • Special students are not awarded a diploma or a degree, but they can request a transcript documenting the classes taken and grades received at the University.
  • Special students are admitted for one semester only. To further continue their education as special students, they must submit a new application.


  • Applications must be submitted the secretariat of the Faculty / School / Institute offering the course no later than within the add-drop period announced in the Academic Calendar
  • Applications are submitted online. Applicants must complete and submit the online Special Student Application Form. All of the required fields on the application form must be accurately filled out. The required documents will only be accepted in pdf format, and the documents sent by post or courier will not be accepted.

Registration Documents

  • Student Certificate: A stamped and signed student certificate issued by the applicant’s current university. (The document must specify the language of instruction of the student’s current program, and must verify that the student is still registered in the respective program. E-signed documents are also accepted.)
  • Official Transcript:The transcript issued by the applicant’s current university, listing all courses taken and grades and GPAs achieved.     
  • Identification:National Identity Card with photo or TR Identification Number/Blue Card/Passport (original)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency: Prospective special students who apply from fully English-medium higher education institutions must provide an official letter issued by Student Services of their current university, verifying the language of instruction (E-signed documents are also accepted). Prospective special students studying in Turkish-medium programs must prove their English proficiency with an exam report of one of the national and/or international foreign language examinations recognized by the University which shows that the minimum passing score required by the University is achieved. Please click here to see the language proficiency documents recognized by the University.
  • Executive Board Decision: A letter of consent issued by the student’s current University which grants the student the permission to take courses from Özyeğin University as a special student (E-signed documents are also accepted).
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Tuition & Payment

Special students are charged tuition per credit hour based on the total credit hours taken.

In the 2020-2021 academic year, tuition per ECTS credit for undergraduate and graduate courses is 1.750 TL including VAT, for special students.

Once your application is accepted by the respective Faculty / School / Graduate School, your course registration will be completed by Student Services. After your course registration is completed, your tuition will be calculated based on the total credits of the courses you registered for, and you will be given a certain amount of time to make your tuition payment. Please note that failure to make the tuition payment on time will result in the cancellation of your course registration.

Due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the instruction is offered via distance (online) education at our University. You can send your questions about applications by sending an e-mail to student.services@ozu.edu.tr.