Dear students,

We are inviting you to İstanbul Commerce University in Turkey that bridges southeastern Europe and Asia for both learning Turkish and collecting good memories. If you want to be a student at our university, we will be waiting for you at the Turkish Language Teaching and Research Center (Ticaret TÖMER).

Prospective students who have accepted to an academic degree program where the medium of instruction is Turkish are expected to submit their Turkish Language Level Exam Certificate, that verifies your Turkish Language Level is B2 or higher during their registration to the university.

Ticaret TÖMER Courses

Ticaret TÖMER provides education in the teaching of Turkish as a world language by the European Language Portfolio with modern methods and techniques. In accordance to the  Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), learning Turkish journey at Ticaret TÖMER consists of five internationally recognized levels of language proficiency:  A1, A2 (Basic), B1, B2 (Intermediate), and C1 (Advanced). The completion of a course offered for each level typically takes 7 weeks with 20 hours of training per week.

Ticaret TÖMER Exams

1) Türkçe Seviye Belirleme Sınavı (Turkish Language Placement Exam) measures the Turkish language level of foreign trainees and students. Students who enroll in a department /program whose teaching language is Turkish at the university, but who have insufficient Turkish or who do not have a certificate of Turkish proficiency need to take the “Turkish Placement Exam” was organized by the Center at the beginning of the enrollment period of each semester. Students who succeed in the exam are awarded a “Turkish Level Exam! Certificate” by the Center.  Students who do not demonstrate minimum language proficiency level in the “Turkish Placement Exam” are placed students into the appropriate language class, offered by the “Turkish Preparatory Program” of the Center, based on their exam score.

2) Kur Sınavı (Turkish Language Achievement Exam) is done at the end of each level of courses. Students must be successful in four basic skills (reading, listening, speaking, and writing) in this exam for passing a level of course. Students who do not succeed in the examination at the end of the class must repeat the course.

3) Türkçe Seviye Tespit ve Muafiyet Sınavı (Turkish Language Proficiency Exam) assesses the Turkish levels of individuals who learn Turkish with other institutions or personal efforts Those who are successful are awarded a certificate of competence/proficiency in the Turkish language.


The Interview Results for Scholarship Applications 2020 Spring Term

The international students who are admitted to the undergraduate and graduate programs offered by Istanbul Commerce University for the Academic Year 2019-2020 of Spring Term are listed below. The scholarship covers only the tuition fees.

  • The acceptance letter will be prepare for candidates who has gotten a scholarhip. The acceptance letter will send to candidates via e-mail. The candidate would be able to start to admission process after received acceptance letter.

Last Registration Date:28 February 2020.

2019-2020 Akademik Yılı Bahar Dönemi için İstanbul Ticaret Üniversitesi lisansüstü programlarına kesin kayıt hakkı kazanan uluslararası öğrencilerin isimleri aşağıdaki linkte verilmiştir. Kazanılan burs sadece eğitim ücretini kapsamaktadır.

  • Kazanan adayların kabul mektupları hazırlandıktan sonra kendilerine e-mail olarak yollanacaktır. Kabul mektubunu alan adaylar kayıt işlemlerine başlayabilirler.

Son Kayıt Tarihi: 28 Şubat 2020.

2020 Spring Term English Proficiency Exam

The ENGLISH PROFICIENCY EXAM for new applicant graduate and undergraduate students will take place on 11 of February, 2020,  between 10.00-12.00 on Sütlüce campus in room E503 (Block C; floor 5). Students should arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam is due to start.

Date & Time : 11 of January, 2020, 10:00-12:00

Venue : Sütlüce Campus 


  • Please make registration at International office before attendance of proficiency exam.
  • Students should arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam is due to start.
  • Please note that students who did not pass the previous proficiency exams are not permitted to take this exam again!  

For sample of Proficiency Exam click to the following link;

2020 Spring Term Graduate Registration Guide