The evaluation will be pursued, grounded upon the undergraduate GPA, the Academic Postgraduate Education Exam (ALES) only for Turkish Nationals, as well as the entrance exam score of the candidate.

Those who are not Law School graduates  are also admitted to the LL.M Programs. However, at the end of the program, they receive MA degree instead of LL.M.

  • Being graduated from Law Faculty
  • Transcripts 

A minimum 2.75 GPA is  required .

We strongly encourage applicants to submit a scanned image of the transcript at the time of application, which can speed processing; however, a final, official transcript will be required of all admitted students during registration. Applicants who have attended international institutions must submit transcripts or certified attestations of study, with certified English translations. Once translated, the original transcript and the certified translations are to be sent to the Graduate School admission office.

  • ALES 

All Turkish Applicants to  LL.M. programs must have their results from ALES (Akademik Lisansüstü Eğitim SınavıYou need to also upload available scores during online application. You will be able to leave these spaces empty if your scores are not available at the time of application. We do accept applications without ALES and/or TOEFL scores. You must submit these scores as soon as they are announced.

 Equal Weight or Verbal: 55

*Due to Turkish Higher Education (YÖK) regulations, one can not apply with an ALES score lower that 55 for


All native applicants and international applicants whose native language is not English must ensure that the Graduate School receives their official score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or YDS.

 Language Proficiency Information/Minimum Scores 

TOEFL (IBT): 80/120

YDS: 80 (For Turkish Applicants, please click for more information)


Equivalent test scores from The Council of Higher Education Foreign Language Examination (YÖKDİL) will also be accepted for applications made in accordance with these additional terms.

  •  Written and Oral Exam