having basic knowledge in Mathematics and Computer Science,
able to use actual programming languages effectively,
able to use skills in Mathematics and Computer Science in interdisciplinary problems,
having ethical values assimilated,
having an understanding of the mathematical background of computer,
attach importance to research and development,
acknowledging the need of lifelong learning, and having common interest with their worldwide shareholders.
Starting its activities with Law 4281 on July 9, 1997, İstanbul Kültür University welcomed its first students in the academic year 1997-1998 having established Faculty of Science and Letters and Department of Mathematics and Computer Science under Prof. Dr. Çetin Bolcal’s administration. The Department, which started in the Main Building of Şirinevler Campus in 1997, moved to the building of the Faculty of Science and Letters in 1999 due to the increase in the number of students, and has been continuing its activities in Ataköy Campus since 2005. Along with the undergraduate programme in Mathematics and Computer Science, the Department has also been conducting the courses of the other faculties in basic sciences. Under the umbrella of the Institute of Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers Master of Science programme since 2000 and PhD programme since 2003.
The student must successfully complete all courses (equivalent of a total minimum 240 ECTS) that take place in the four-year education plan. In order to complete all the courses in the program successfully, the student must have at least 2.00 on a 4.00 weighted grade point average.
Language of Instruction
The language of instruction is Turkish at the Derpartment of Mathematics and Computer Science where the preparatory year is optional.
Mode of Education
Admission and Registration Requirements
Mathematics and Computer Science Program admits a pre-set number of students every year based on the results of the Central Placement Examination administered by OSYM. In this Central Placement process, the candidates are placed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department by OSYM on the basis of their LYS (Undergraduate Placement Examination) scores, their own preferences about higher education programs and the requirements and quota of these programs.
2016 Success Sequence
2016 Base Score
In addition, succesful students who are graduates of Vocational Schools are also accepted in the Mathematics and Computer Science Program as a result of Vertical Transition Exam (DGS) carried out by OSYM. The graduation areas of two year undergraduate students who can be accepted in the program are indicated below:
• Information Security Technology
• Computer and Information Systems
• Internet and Network Technologies
• Computer Operator
• Computer Operator and Technician
• Computer Programming
• Computer Programming (Internet)
• Computer Technology
• Information and Communication Technology
• Information Technology
• Computer Hardware
• Computer Technologies and Information Systems
• Information Systems and Technologies
• Computer Technology and Programming
2016 Base Score
In addition, foreign students are also admitted to the undergraduate programs of Istanbul Kültür University as indicated in the guidelines of the application and admission for foreign students. Registrations of the students that are placed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department are carried out by Istanbul Kültür University Student Affairs Office according to the calendar set by OSYM.
Succesful students at Department of Mathematics and Computer Science can also be educated in any program in the University:
Faculty of Science
English Language And Literature
Turkish Language and Literature
Molecular Biology And Genetics
Faculty of Engineering
Civil Engineering (Turkish)
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Business Administration (Turkish)
International Trade (Turkish)
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Architecture
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design (Turkish)
Faculty of Arts and Design
Cartoon and Animation
Gastronomy and Culinary Arts
Cinema and Television
New Media and Communications
Faculty of Education
Department of Primary Education
Department of Educational Sciences
Department of Foreign Language Education
as a result of the evaluation of the applications made at certain periods of their education. Students, who succesfully complete the Double Major program and receive the right to the undergraduate degree of both departments, are given two separate Undergraduate diplomas.
Students of Mathematics and Computer Science Department have opportunity to attend minor programs of all departments in the Istanbul Kultur University. The students who successfully accomplished the minor programs could receive Minor Program Certificate of these programs.
Students are granted one of following letter grades and/or symbols by instructor of the course for each academic year they are enrolled.
G: Not sat for semester-end exam
P: Course continues
E: Incomplete semester studies
Student who got one of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C grades as success grade, shall be considered as being succeeded that course. Student who got one of C-, D+, D, D- grades for a course, shall be considered as being succeeded that course conditionally. In the event that student must repeat the semester in which he got these grades, student shall be considered as being failed these courses. Student who got FD and FF grades for any course shall be considered as failed that course. Student who attended but not succeeded the course is granted FD grade; student who didn’t fulfill the attendance condition is granted FF grade. Procedures and principles applicable to enrollment, education and examinations carried out at the level of bachelor’s degree and associate degree have been determined by Regulations of Istanbul KulturUniversity Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree Education.
The student must successfully complete all courses (equivalent of a total 240 ECTS) that take place in the four-year education plan. In order to complete all the courses in the program successfully, the student must have at least 2.00 on a 4.00 weighted grade point average.
ERASMUS is a European Union based program established to promote collaboration among the higher education institutions of European countries. It provides grants for joint projects and short term student and academic staff exchange programmes. Students have the opportunity to study at a European Union institution and receive financial support during the academic exchange period (one or two terms/ 3 to 12 months). Students of Architecture department may qualify to be Erasmus students in one of the following partner universities:
• Stuttgart University, Germany,
• Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria,
• University of Amsterdam, Netherlands,
• Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Larissa, Yunanistan.
Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
The graduates of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department are employed in variety of sectors such as education, software, banking and insurance. Some of the fields that our graduates work are listed as:
• Data processing and Planning
• System Analysis
• Technical Support
• Web Design
• Banking and Insurance
• The Stock Market
• Financial Management
• Budget Planning
• Management Consultant
• Academic Studies
Access to Further Studies
Upon the successful completion of the undergraduate program, candidates having acceptable scores in ALES exam and proficiency in English can go on to graduate programs.
Istanbul Kultur University, Institute of Sciences, has master’s degree program in Mathematics and Computer Science, and Ph.D. program in Mathematics.
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has three professors, two associate professors, nine assistant professors, two research assistants with PhD degrees, four research assistants and 147 undergraduate students.