Boğaziçi University
Business Information Systems



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Application Criteria 

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  • Undergraduate diploma or graduation document.
  • Minimum Grade Point Average of 2.00/4.00 or equivalent.
  • Minimum score of 55 from ALES (EA score), 450 from GMAT, or 149 from GRE (Quantitative).
  • Proof of English proficiency certified by B.U. YADYOK. Applicants are expected to receive a minimum acceptable score from Bogaziçi University English Proficiency Test, TOEFL, or IELTS
  • Submission of other documents required by B.U. Registrar's Office.

Acceptance Procedure

Applicants will be given a written exemption exam which covers the topics of the foundation courses. Finance and accounting, marketing, management and organization are topics for Managerial Foundations course. Basic concepts in MIS, introduction to algorithms and programming are topics for Technical Foundations course.

Students should take the administrative coordinator’s advice for course materials.

This exam is not for elimination, it is just for sorting. The people who have high scores in the academic exam will be on the tops of the list. Students are unsuccessful in the academic exam have a second chance to take the academic exam if they are accepted and pre-registered. Students who are failed in the academic exam twice will register for Technical and/or Managerial Foundation courses.

  • BIS 501 Technical Foundations of BIS    4 B.U Credits (6 ECTS)
  • BIS 502 Managerial Foundations of BIS 4 B.U. Credits (6 ECTS)

Candidates must prove that they have an adequate command of English by providing their Bogaziçi University. English Proficiency Test (BUEPT) score or an equivalent of TOEFL/IELTS score. 

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Contact Information

Bogaziçi University English Proficiency Test (BUEPT) information can be found on
YADYOK (Foreign Languages School) website.
Tel: (212) 359 45 00

Registrar's Office
Tel: +90 (212) 359 4408, Fax: +90 (212) 287 0943

Registrar's Office is open between:
09:30-12:00 and 13:00-16:30