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Orthodontics master program aims to contribute to the training of qualified dentists by providing quality education, to produce / publish information by conducting scientific research and to provide treatment service in the Department of Orthodontics.

Orthodontics master program with/without thesis includes theoretical and practical courses and clinical applications. The program with thesis lasts 4 semesters and can be completed in a maximum of 6 semesters. The program without thesis lasts 2 semesters and can be completed in a maximum of 3 semesters.

Practical applications with main lines are: learning wire bending and making removable appliances, fixed orthodontic treatment diagnosis and planning, basic wire bendings and fixed therapy biomechanical principles.

The literature / seminar program and case discussion meetings are organized 3 days a week.

Total number of credits required to obtain a master's degree:

İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Master Program of Ortodontics requires at least 30 ECTS per semester with obligetory and elective courses, 1 seminar and thesis.

Student admission requirements for the master program

The language of the program is Turkish or English. Foreign candidates must have at least 53 from TOEFL IBT, at least 477 from PBT or 153 from CBT, at least 55 from ÜDS or 5.5 from IELTS or at least 75 points from the foreign language exam to be held by the İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University Language School.

Documents Required for Application for Foreign Candidates:

a) Application Form (Program must be specified).

b) Faculty of Dentistry diploma or graduation certificate (Approved by the relevant embassy or consulate).

c) Equivalency certificate from the Higher Education Council of Turkey.

d) The docement of one of ALES, GMAT or GRE exams (if any). (It is required to have at least 55 quantitative points from ALES exam or 610 from GRE, which is accepted as equivalent exams (149 in the new system) or 450 from GMAT. The validity of these exams is three years.

e) Residence permit for educational purposes.

f) Official grade status document; The official grade status document or transcript showing the courses and grades taken by the candidates at the dental school (Should be approved by the relevant country embassy or consulate).

g) Copy of the page of the student's passport showing the identification information.

h) Proof of the English level (Candidates must prove their English knowledge through a language exam accepted by the Senate of the İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University).

i) Reference letter.

j) 2 photographs (Taken in last 6 months).

k) Proof of payment of tuition fees

Information For Turkish Proficiency Level:

The Turkish grammar level of the students is determined according to the Turkish test score and the Turkish exam results to be held by the Turkish Language and Literature Department of our university.

In a country where the official language is Turkish, at least in the last three years, a Turkish Proficiency Certificate is not required.


A: The level of Turkish Language is enough.

B: The level of Turkish Language is enough to start to Turkish program but the student has the obligation to improve his/her Turkish skill while continuing their studies.

C: The level of Turkish Language is not enough. The student will be obliged to learn Turkish for one year before starting the education. During Turkish education, student is considered on unpaid leave at the University. At the beginning of the next academic year, students who has a score of B Intermediate Level or above in the Turkish proficiency exam to be held by the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at our university or from the exam centers accredited by TÖMER or the Higher Education Council can start their education.

Coordinator of the Orthodontic Program

Prof. M. Haluk İŞERİ

Head, Department of Ortodontics

Tel: + 90 212 255 7272 /ext. 3003

E-mail: haluk.iseri@yeniyuzyil.edu.tr

Corresponding address:

İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl Üniversitesi

Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi

Ortodonti Anabilim Dalı

Sütlüce Mahallesi, Binektaşı sokak No:10

34445 Beyoğlu