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Application process

admission requirements

Essential admission requirement is i.a. the proof of a

  • degree in Turkey ("Lisans, LL.B.") or
  • Law degree in Germany ("First Exam")
  • or another equivalent legal degree (comparable admission regulations).

In addition, sufficient knowledge of the Turkish and German languages must be demonstrated in accordance with the regulations governing access to higher education at Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi and the University of Cologne (Notes Language requirements German).

Further information can be found under "Forms, deadlines, examination and admission regulations"


Applicants with a German or a non-Turkish legal degree will be asked to upload the following application documents by 15 July on the KLIPS-Portal:

  1. a tabular CV (in Turkish and German)

  2. Proof of graduation (in certified copy)

  3. Transcript (in certified copy)

  4. a letter of motivation (in German and Turkish)

  5. additional documents supporting approval

  6. Three passport photos

 If you would like to apply for the DAAD scholarship (DAAD-Auslandsstipendium), please let us know in your application letter.

Applicants with a Turkish degree should submit their complete application documents to Mrs. Asst by 15 July. Prof. Dr. Basalp:


Istanbul Bilgi University
Law Faculty
Asst. Prof. Dr. Nilgün Basalp
Kurtulus Deresi Caddesi 47
Dolapdere 34440 Istanbul