Islamic Studies, Bachelor

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, Turkish
    Language
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Istanbul Sehir University, School of Islamic Studies aims to equip its students with knowledge and skills that will enable them to have an in-depth understanding of the religion and civilization of Islam, as well as a closer comprehension of today’s world.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The School of Islamic Studies, which received its first students in the 2012-2013 academic year, offers a multi directional and multi-optional program that extends from tafseer (exegesis of the Qur’an) to historical sociology of Muslim societies, from hadith (traditions of the Prophet) to modern Islamic thought. The school not only opens doors to the great heritage of Islamic civilization for its students, but also enables them to discover the philosophy and knowledge that are produced in the modern world. On top of offering the current curriculum of Schools of Theology in public universities of Turkey, School of Islamic Studies offers courses that aim to bring its students in contact with the history and classics of Islamic studies.

With its 3Languages-One School program The School of Islamic studies will use Arabic, Turkish and English, effectively as medium of communication and teaching of the courses; and students will be able to produce their academic works and engage with international academia in these three languages. Students in the Islamic Studies Undergraduate Program will have a college life of study within an internationally engaged academic curriculum, student activities, strong faculty members and visions aimed at excellence in Islamic studies. Besides having a degree in Islamic Studies, the students will have options to enroll in programs of minor degrees and/or double majors in a field of social sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Turkish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Islamic History I (2-0-2-4)
  • Formations of Modern Turkey I (3-0-3-5)
  • World Civilizations and Global Encounters: Until 1300
  • History of Islamic Denominations (2-0-2-3)
  • Islamic History II (2-2-3-4)
  • Formations of Modern Turkey II (3-0-3-5)
  • History of Islamic Art (1-0-1-2)
  • World Civilizations and Global Encounters: Since 1300

Academic Requirements

The applications of:

  • students who are either high school graduates or are studying their last year in high school,
  • students with dual nationality who abandoned their Turkish or Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) citizenship and who complete their entire high school education abroad
  • citizens of TRNC who have completed their entire high school in TRNC and have GCE A/L result

will be accepted.

The applications of:

  • Turkish citizens,
  • citizens of TRNC (except the students who have completed their entire high school in TRNC and have GCE A/L result)
  • students with dual nationality one of which is either Turkish of TRNC (except the students who have completed their entire high school in TRNC and have GCE A/L result)
  • students with dual nationality who abandoned their Turkish or TRNC citizenship (except the students who have completed their entire high school in TRNC and have GCE A/L result) and who complete their entire high school education either in Turkey or TRNC
  • students with dual nationality who abandoned their Turkish or TRNC citizenship and who graduate from the Mission schools in Turkey
  • students expelled from an institutions of higher education in Turkey due to disciplinary action

will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • USD 13200 International


Funding

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

In the 2014-2015 Academic Year, all international students will be admitted to the undergraduate programs on full or partial scholarships. These scholarships are valid for 5 years duration (1 year of English Preparatory Program plus 4 years of undergraduate study). Scholarship types available are as follows:

Super Scholarship

Full tuition fee waiver + Dining scholarship for 9 months + Free accommodation at university dormitories for 9 months + monthly stipend for 9 months (400 Turkish Liras per month) + Health insurance + Laptop Computer

Priority will be given to students who:

  • • are within the top 5% percent of their high school graduating class
  • • have certified their English language proficiency (minimum scores required: IELTS 7.0 or Toefl-iBT 100).
  • • submit an exceptional “Letter of Intent” and a proven record of extracurricular activities.
  • • are in financial need.

Full Scholarship

100 % tuition fee waiver + Health insurance + Laptop Computer

Priority will be given to students who:

  • • are within the top 10% percent of their high school graduating class
  • • have certified their English language proficiency (minimum scores required: IELTS 6.0 or Toefl-iBT 79).
  • • submit an excellent “Letter of Intent” and a proven record of extracurricular activities.

%50 Tuition Waiver Scholarship

50 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 6.600 $, for English Preparatory School: 5.850 $) + Health insurance + Laptop Computer

%25 Tuition Waiver Scholarship

25 % tuition fee waiver (tuition fee for undergraduate programs: 9.900 $, for English Preparatory School: 8.775 $)+ Health insurance + Laptop Computer

Health Insurance

All international students will have health insurance free of charge.

Laptop Computer

All international students will be given a laptop computer free of charge.

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE SCHOLARSHIP

If students achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above at the end of their first faculty year, they will be automatically entitled to an increase in their scholarship level. They may qualify for reductions varying between 45% and 100 % in their tuition fee.

IB INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students placed with an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma total grade point average of 32 and above.

ABITUR SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Abitur certificate with total grade point average of 2.00 or above.

MATURA (REIFEPRÜFUNG) SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship consists of a 25 % reduction in the tuition fee, given to students with Matura (Reifeprüfung) certificate with total grade point average of 1.5 or above.

PAYMENT IN ADVANCE

A reduction of 5 % is given to those who paid the whole tuition fee at the beginning of the academic year.

SIBLING REDUCTION

This scholarship consists of a 10 % reduction in the tuition fee given to each sibling registered in the programs of Istanbul Sehir University.

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