International Office

Department

Languages Exams for the Graduate Applications

Applicants are required to demonstrate their proficiency in the language/s of instruction, based on the minimum requirements of their program: https://int.ihu.edu.tr/en/g-requirements/. Please check which language is required for admission to your desired program.

Please note that the only acceptable proofs of language proficiency are:

English Language: TOEFL / YDS English

Turkish Language: TÖMER.

If you do not hold any of these certificates, please take Ibn Haldun University Exams.

Language Proficiency Tests

Applicants who do not have an accepted English Proficiency exam result (TOEFL or YDS) are required to take the Pearson Versant Placement Test held by Ibn Haldun University.

The Versant English Placement Test is a computerized test. It is approximately 50 minutes long, with 9 test sections. The test assesses the 4 lingual skills (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking).

Applicants who wish to take the language test on campus should book their exam session through the application system.
However, applicants living abroad should contact the English Examination Center to get more information about the online examination system; english.exam@ihu.edu.tr.

 

 

Instructions during the exam:

  • Keep putting the headphones and microphone throughout the duration of the exam. You will be guided with audible instructions when needed.
  • In Speaking sections, make sure that your pronunciation is sound and clear, and avoid repetition or hesitations.
  • In Writing sections, make sure that you spell the words correctly, avoid mistyping with Turkish letters (ı ö ç ü, etc.) Pay attention to the usage of punctuation marks, and limit yourself to the number of words required.

 

Turkish Language Proficiency is required for the programs taught partially or fully in Turkish. Non-holders of C1 TÖMER certificate are encouraged to take the Turkish Language Test held by Ibn Haldun University.

Applicants who wish to take the language test on campus should book their exam session through the application system. Achieving the required score is advantageous.
(Online Examination is not applicable)

Arabic Language Test is required for the Master and Ph.D. of the Islamic Studies Program. Non-holders of YDS Arabic exam are required to take the Arabic Language Test held by Ibn Haldun University.

Applicants who wish to take the language test on campus should book their exam session through the application system.
However, applicants living abroad should contact the Arabic Language Department to get more information about the online examination system; rojin.yusuf@ihu.edu.tr.

 

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