Master’s Program in Mathematics

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Program Overview

The Mathematics Master’s Program at Galatasaray University (GSU), conducted in English at this state university, provides students with a research-oriented education that delves deeply into essential topics in theoretical and applied mathematics.

Key details of the program include:

  • No tuition fees are charged during the standard study period due to GSU’s status as a state university.
  • The program requires at least 60 ECTS credits, including a minimum of 7 courses and a thesis, with the thesis contributing 30 ECTS credits per semester.
  • The total ECTS for the master’s thesis must be at least 60.
  • The program duration is four semesters, each comprising 16 weeks.
  • Classes are held on weekdays from 09:00 to 18:00.

This structured framework not only solidifies foundational academic knowledge but also effectively prepares students for professional and advanced academic pursuits in mathematics, linking seamlessly with GSU’s PhD programs in applied mathematics.

Program Structure

Students are required to choose at least one course from each of the S1 and S2 categories and can select additional electives from the S3 category. A Master’s thesis is mandatory for all students.

Core Courses

Electives (S3)

Students may choose from the following electives, along with courses approved by their advisors and the Institute from other relevant programs:

  • All electives listed on the current mathematics elective page
  • A 400-level undergraduate Mathematics course
  • A course from the Applied Doctorate program
  • A course from another department with Institute approval


Completion of a Master’s thesis is a fundamental requirement of the program. This provides students an opportunity to conduct meaningful research under the guidance of a faculty advisor.

Admission Requirements

  • Degree Requirements: Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Physics, or Engineering.
  • ALES or GRE: 70 or 153 reppectively
  • Language Proficiency: Minimum 70 points from YDS/YÖKDİL (English) or 84 points from TOEFL IBT.

Application Process

Interested candidates need to register through the university’s application automation system, providing all required documents within the designated registration period.

  • Pre-registration Dates: May 13 - June 14, 2024
  • Mathematics Written & Oral Exam: July 2, 2024

Key Dates

  • Final Registration: July 9-11, 2024
  • Alternate Registration: July 12, 2024

For more detailed information about the application process and admission requirements, visit Galatasaray University’s official Master’s program page.

Contact Information

  • Address: Çırağan Caddesi No:36 34349 Ortaköy,İstanbul
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: +90 (212) 227-44-80 / 1800