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Admission procedures

Applying at BAU International University Batumi is simple. We welcome students from all over the world to join our international student body. In the below sections you will find general guidance on the application and admissions process.

We look forward to welcoming you to BAU Batumi!

Fall Semester 2022-2023 (for freshman and transfer students):
From December 1st, 2021 until August 31st, 2022
Spring Semester 2022-2023 (for transfers students only):
November 1st, 2022 until February 15th, 2023
To see all dates within the academic year, please view the current Academic Calendar

You will complete your application electronically through our online portal at https://bauglobal.secure.force.com/applybat

While registering You will enter your personal details and upload the required documents. Required documents are :

For freshman students:

  • High-school graduation diploma GCE A levels;
  • Transcript of the academic record;
  • Copy of passport;
  • Internationally accepted English Language Certificate if available (minimum required level - B2);
  • Turkey National Exam Certificate with the result of being in the list of first 50000 students for the Medicine program and 80000 for Dentistry (For Turkish citizens only)
  • The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) (for Indian Citizens only)
 

For Transfer students:

  • Transcript of academic records from previous universities;
  • Copy of passport;
  • Internationally accepted English Language Certificate (minimum required level - B2)*for non-English programs only);
 

If you are still waiting for your final documents to be issued, then please submit a statement of your predicted grades. This will allow us to process your application on a conditional basis. You will need to provide the official final transcripts when you receive them. Once you have completed your online application, we will review and you should receive evaluation results by Conditional acceptance letter within 2 days.

After receiving a Conditional acceptance letter you should make a deposit payment of 1000USD within 5days. The deposit payment will be deducted from your tuition fee later. As soon as we get the payment we are starting the process to gain recognition of foreign education and enrollment procedures at the same time with the Ministry of Education of Georgia. This procedure might take up to 3 weeks. After we receive recognition of foreign education and enrollment confirmation from the Ministry of Education of Georgia university issues a Final enrollment document for a student. This document should be issued during the Visa application process (in case Visa is needed).

After enrollment at BAU International University, Batumi students are required to go through academic and financial registration at the Student support center before the Academic semester starts. Registration dates are defined by Academic Calendar.

Citizens of Georgia is enrolled at BAU International University, Batumi via Unified National Exams.

Apart from exams in mandatory subjects, students can take one of the following optional exams: Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics. The level of competencies for optional-mandatory exams is 25%.

The level of competencies for mandatory exams for 2022 are as follows:

  • Biology- 30%;
  • Georgian Language-30%;
  • English Language-70%;
 

Georgian students enrolled at BAU International University, Batumi via Unified National Exams can benefit from State Grants that will be deducted from the tuition fee. After successfully passing the Unified National Exams University Rector signs the order on a candidate’s enrollment to an appropriate faculty and specialty that acts as a final acceptance document. Students are required to go through academic and financial registration at the Student support center before the Academic semester starts. Registration dates are defined by Academic Calendar.

The students should provide the following documents:

  • Original high-school graduation diploma;
  • Certificate of passing the unified national exams;
  • 4 biometric 3x4 photos;
  • Military duty certificate or proof of registration for military service (for males only);
  • Tuition fee payment bank receipt;
 

Citizens of Georgia who have completed secondary education abroad are enrolled at BAU International University, Batumi through the admission procedures set for International students.

Since all of our programs are fully taught in English, we require proof of your language skills. If your language skills are at B2 level or above, one of the following language test certificates and scores can be accepted for your application:

  • TOEFL (iBT 79);
  • IELTS 6.5 (Acad.);
  • FCE B;
  • YDS 80;
  • Pearson PTE Acad. 78;
  • CAE A;
 

If you have completed high school in a majority-English speaking country, then you don`t need to provide proof of your language skills.

BAU International University, Batumi applicants are offered to take the English Language exam “BAU Proficiency” if they have the required command of English but can’t provide any above-mentioned international language certificates. The minimum score for the BAU Proficiency exam should be 60. Dates of Examination will be provided to you by the student's support center.

Download English Exam Sample

If you do not yet have level B2 English and are eligible to study in one of the programs at BAU Batumi, you can sign up for our English Preparatory School at the BAU Istanbul branch.

Medicine program fees:

International students
Tuition Fee — 6500USD per year, payable per semester 3250USD

Georgian Citizens
Tuition Fee — 10000 GEL per year, payable per semester 5000 GEL

Download Program Catalogue

Dentistry program fees:

International students
Tuition Fee — 4500 USD per year, payable per semester of 2250 USD

Georgian Citizens
Tuition Fee — 7000 GEL per year, payable per semester 3500 GEL

Download Program Catalogue

 

In addition to the study fees, we recommend calculating the following costs:

Accommodation - around 350 — 400 USD per month

we do not currently offer accommodation for students. Upon request, we will be happy to issue a list of websites that can get your search started. When looking for accommodation, please keep in mind the following advice to ensure you are not subject to fraud:

  • Do not transfer any money without seeing the room/ flat you want to rent and receiving the key
  • Check if you can register yourself to this address with the registry office (Bürgeramt). If not, then we would recommend not choosing this accommodation.
  • Try to speak to your future flatmates

Students can earn funding only after enrollement in the univesrity based on their academic performance at the end of the semester, in particular if the GPA indicator is 91 and higher after the end of the semester they are eligible for 50% funding, which means a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the next semester.

For information on the visa requirements, please contact the Georgian consulate in your country of citizenship. A list of consulates per country can be found here.

General information on applying for a visa for the purpose of studying can be found here

The conditions can vary greatly between countries and even individuals, so it’s always better to go directly to the responsible authority for the most accurate, up to date information. BAU International University Batumi will provide a visa invitation letter once the application process has been completed, and you have secured your place by making your first payment.


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