Application Requirements and Admission Criteria

Admission Requirements

PhD Admission Requirements:

The term quota of MIS PhD. Program in 2020/2021-1 is 5. Applications can be done between the determined time interval in the academic calender from the Registrar’s Office. Application deadlines for the term: 23 March - 15 May 2020.

For application, the following conditions must be done:

  • Applicants with a master's degree (with thesis) or applicants entered a master's degree (without thesis) program that is equivalent to MIS before February 6, 2013 and graduated, can apply to the PhD program.
  • Graduated Master's degree GPA must be at least 3.20/4.00
  • The Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) results card with a minimum score of 77 from the EA part or a GMAT score of minimum 600 or (GRE score of minimum 155 from quantitative part).

In order to deliver the following documents:

  • 4-year university degree diploma and graduate diploma (master's degree candidates should officially document their graduation status)
  • Transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  • A document that is approved by YADYOK indicating the English level accepted by the University
  • Two academic recommendation letters (Boğaziçi University, Department of Management Information Systems graduates are exempt)
  • A statement of purpose of 3-5 pages about the candidate's intended research subject in English
  • The other documents requested by the Register Office

Scientific Exam Date:

  • Written Exam: June 1, 2020, 17:00 

The written exam will be done on Zoom. 

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  • Interview: June 4, 2020, 10:00

Interviews will be held on Zoom.

Note: The Zoom link will be sent to candidates by e-mail.

For detailed information, please check the following link: Admission. Further inquiries about admission and application should be addressed to Further information about PhD in MIS:

  • e-mail: mis (at)