Application Requirements and Departmental Exam Dates // 2023-2024


Applications for the Cognitive Science Master's program will be made between April 17, 2023, and June 5, 2023, through the Boğaziçi University Online Application System.

You can direct your questions regarding the application process to

You can find the departmental exam guide by clicking here.


Departmental Exam / Interview Dates

Departmental Exam Date: June 14, 2023
Departmental Exam Time/Location: 3:15 PM / NH301-NH302

Interview Date: June 16, 2023
Interview Location: Online


Application Requirements




Equal Weight: 75


ALES Equal Weight 75 or GRE Quantitative score of 155 are accepted.

English Proficiency

BUEPT Minimum Score "C" or 
TOEFL® (IBT) General Score 79, TWE 22 or 
TOEFL® (IBT Special Home Edition Test) General Score 79, TWE 22 or
IELTS Academic Score 6.5, Academic Writing Score 6.5


Other Documents Required for Application

Official Transcript



An undergraduate degree diploma or a graduation document.
*Those who have not graduated yet, must submit an official letter indicating that they are expected to graduate

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

Student disciplinary record

*Required for applicants holding a degree from a university in Turkey.

*Except students of Boğaziçi University

Statement of Purpose

Required, written in English.

Reference letter

Two letters
At least one of the reference letters must evaluate the candidate academically.