Frequently Asked Questions




Frequently Asked Questions for Foreign Candidate Students

Is Istanbul University a public or private school?

Istanbul University is a public school. It has 35 faculties and Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine is one of those.


Which languages does Cerrahpaşa Medicine Faculty train?

There are two medical programs in Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine with the same curriculum: in Turkish and English.


Can candidate students directly apply to Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine?

You cannot directly apply to the faculty. You should follow the instructions below.


I want to be student of Cerrahpaşa Medicical Faculty. What should I do? Istanbul University performs an examination for foreign students. The name of this examination is İÜYÖS (İstanbul Üniversitesi Yabancı Öğrenci Sınavı). If you want to be a student of our faculty, you have to be placed with that exam.


How can I apply İÜYÖS?

Application is online. More details:


What are the application requirements?

You should check application requirements on


What is the language for İÜYÖS?

İÜYÖS is bilingual: Turkish and English.


What kind of questions are there in exam?

You can reach sample questions on


How much is the exam fee?

You can reach details on


Can I apply for the academic year of 2016-2017 now?

No, unfortunately for this year İÜYÖS has been already been performed.


İÜYÖS Contact Information

Phone:          +90 212 4400044

Fax:              +90 212 4400045



Address:               Istanbul University Rectorate, Students Affairs Office, Central Building 34119 Beyazıt-İstanbul / TURKEY






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