APPLICATIONS PROCEDURE Application deadline for Fall 2008-2009: 15 August 2008 by mail 29 August 2008 by e-mail, fax or in person Required Documents: 1. Fully completed application form, signed and dated 2. An official transcript of all university-level courses taken* 3. A comparative mark/grade table if CGPA on the transcript is not out of 4.00* 4. Attested photocopies of diplomas received from a university or equivalent institutions* (i.e. 4 years study bachelor degree) *English translations of these documents are necessary if they are in any language other than English. 5. Background or training in English (must be documented) 6. ALES Test Scores (for Turkish citizens only) 7. Three letters of reference (not required for EMU graduates) 8. Supplementary Documents Give details of any grant/scholarships that you have already been awarded (valid for your studentship at EMU) (add documents): Give details of any application(s) for a grant/scholarship that you have made (add documents) Statement of Purpose / Intention: (Please submit on a separate sheet: Your purpose in applying to the program chosen, explaining your motivation as well as the areas of specialization which would be of interest to you within the discipline) 9. A photocopy of your passport or I.D. card 10.Two passport-sized (approx. 6 cm x 5 cm) photographs 11.Program specific documents: Architecture ( PhD & Master): Portfolio 12.List of documents attached English Language Requirements: All applicants for whom English is a second language are required to pass a proficiency examination organized by EMU, or present a recent TOEFL or IELTS score. This is not valid for those applying the programs in which the medium of instruction is Turkish. Students who cannot demonstrate their English Proficiency level are required to sit for the English Proficiency Test conducted by EMU Department of English Language Teaching. Students who cannot obtain a passing mark are admitted to the School of Foreign Languages at the EMU to improve their English for one or two semesters. English Language Tests and their minimum scores accepted by the EMU: Test Master’s PhD Period of validity TOEFL: 550 550 2 years Paper-based TOEFL: 213 213 2 years Computer-based TOEFL: Internet 80 80 2 years Based IELTS 6.5 6.5 2 years EMU English 75 75 2 years Proficiency Test KPDS (Turkish 75 85 5 years applicants) ÜDS (Turkish 75 85 Valid for life applicants) Other test(s) not specified above (if any) are subject to the evaluation by the ELT Department of EMU. Departments may set their own higher requirements. How to apply? Forward the filled and signed “Graduate Programs Application Form” together with the documents indicated above to the Registrar’s Office by one of the following ways: E-mail : email@example.com Facsimile (Fax.) : +(90) 392 3651241 or + (90) 392 3651317 Postal Address : Registrar’s Office Eastern Mediterranean University Famagusta (Gazimağusa) - North Cyprus via Mersin 10 - Turkey Evaluation of Applications As soon as your application is received, it is evaluated by the department applied and the final decision is made by the Institute of Graduate Studies & Research. The result is forwarded to your postal address by the Registrar’s office. An acceptance letter is posted to the postal address of eligible applicants and a rejection letter to the applicant whose academic qualifications are not sufficient. Incomplete application forms are not taken into consideration.