Frequently Asked Questions


Application and Selection

The applications of the candidates who took Higher Education Transfer Exam (YGS) and

 

 

  • who have a raw score of at least 150 or higher from any type of YGS score for Department of Culinary Arts and Management
  • Everyone with a "Medical Board Report" which states that the applicant`s state of health, both physically and psychologically, is appropriate to conduct culinary services and management will be accepted.

 

 

The jury evaluates the health reports of candidates, which shows whether their physical and mental health is good enough to study in that department or not. The candidates, who are not approved, will not enter the written exam and interview (Aptitude Test). In written and oral exam, the interests and expectations of candidates towards this profession, their ability of expression, their communication abilities, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities, disciplines, sense of responsibility and hygiene will be evaluated.

Candidates have to pass all steps determined for selections. If they do not enter one of these steps, they will not be evaluated.
In written and oral exam, the interests and expectations of candidates towards this profession, their ability of expression, their communication abilities, analytical thinking and problem solving abilities, disciplines, sense of responsibility and hygiene will be evaluated.

Courses and Internships

Students must complete 3  internships in order to graduate. All students have to work in a professional kitchen for 20 working days in the first and second years and for 60 working days in the third year.

 

Our department has a cooperation agreement with  Les Toques Blanches Lyonnaises which is in Lyon, France. Students, at the end end of their 3rd year, may complete their 60-day obligatory internship in Lyon in hot cooking or pastry/bakery fields in case of approvement of their application  by French Chefs. This cooperation gives students an opportunity to gain experience abroad.

The Deoartment has also Erasmus Agreement with Institut Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France and Instituto Politecnico di Guarda in Portugal.

In the first year, students mainly take university compulsory courses. In the second year, most of the courses are related to culinary arts and management. In third and fourth years, students mainly get hands on education.

Quota, Scholarships and Tuition Fees

Department of Culinary Arts and Management (IUE)
Number of Students to be awarded with Full Educational Scholarship (100%): 5
Number of Students to be awarded with Half Educational Scholarship (50%): 8
Non-Scholarship Students: 37
Total Quota: 50

 

Candidates who can benefit from scholarships are determined as follows:

a) The first 5 students with YGS raw score of 330 and higher are awarded “100% Full Tuition Scholarship” according to the ranking based on the Placement Scores.

b) 50% Scholarship is awarded to 8 candidates who are not in the scholarship rank specified in Article a, and who make a YGS raw score of 250 based on the Placement Scores.  


If the scholarship quota cannot be filled with the appropriate candidates meeting the requirements mentioned above, regular students (with tuition) are accepted. 


Scholarships continue on the condition that the requirements specified in University Scholarship Regulation are met.

Duration of Scholarships
Scolarships are valid as long as conditions are aligned with IUE Scholarship Regulation.The duration for scholarships in Foreign Language Preparatory Program is maximum of 1 years; in Associate Degree (2 year) programs is maximum of 2 years; and in Undergraduate Degree programs is maximum of 4 years.
The period of deferred registration, for students with justified and valid reasons, is added to their maximum scholarship period.
Free dormitory opportunity for full tuition students is 2 academic years for prep class, and 4 academic years for departments. Full tuition scholarship students who are in their second year at foreign language preparatory class, and in their fifth year at the department they registered to, are not awarded the monthly stipends.
Suspension of Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to students who continue with their education and classes. The scholarships are suspended in the event of:
a) Failing to register for courses in any semester without a justified cause.
b) Failing to meet the attendance requirement for foreign language preparatory class.
c) Failing in Foreign Language Preparatory Program at the end of two academic years.
d) Scoring NA (Non Attendant) in more than three courses even though the student renewed registration for the department/program he/she enrolled to.
 If the students has a GPA of at least 2.50 and above, scholarship of the student cannot be suspended even if the student scores NA (Non Attendant) in more than three courses. However, these students are allowed for one time only within their maximum scholarship duration to continue their education conditionally as a scholarship student in the following semester.
 The monthly stipends are discontinued in the event of suspended scholarship, and students pay for the tuition fees and dormitory fees themselves in the following semester.
 Those periods, when the scholarship is suspended, are included in the maximum scholarship period.
 The scholarships of those students, who succeed in foreign language preparatory class, and those who attend the classes they registered for regularly (not scoring NA in any courses) in the following semester/s, resume within their maximum scholarship duration.
 
Termination of Scholarships
The scholarships will be terminated in the event of:
a) Not renewing registration for two consecutive or intermittent semesters.
b) Exceeding the maximum period of scholarship.
c) Receiving a suspension from the school for at least one semester.
 Students, whose scholarships are terminated because they have been unsuccessful at the end of the first year of English Preparatory Program, will be re-awarded scholarships when they succeed no later than the end of the second year of prep class.