A student may transfer to one of the University's faculties from an equivalent faculty. The Faculty Council decides which courses the student could be exempted from in coordination with the Student Affairs, according to the following conditions:
- The student has already successfully passed two academic semesters at least (for the Scientific Faculties). Otherwise, the transferring student has to pass the required admission exams and join B.A.U as a first year student. Credits taken before can be transferred after admission has been decided.
- The student has the right to enroll in the faculty.
- The student has passed the TOEFL Exam with a minimum score of 500, the IELTS Exam with a minimum score of 5, the SAT I writing with a minimum score of 380, or the BAU English Language Entrance Exam with a grade not less than 60%, except for the Faculty of Human Sciences and the Faculty of Law and Political Science.
- The student meets the requirements set by the faculty (if any).