The number of universities accapting OMÜ-YÖS (Entrance Examination for International Students) is growing each passing day. OMÜ-YÖS is taken by international students wishing to study at Ondokuz Mayıs University, and the exam's result is accepted by 72 state, 47 private universities, 119 universities in total. This exam is carried out under the coordinatorship of OMU International Relations Office jointly with OMU Distance Education Center (UZEM).
OMÜ-YÖS was first held on May 27, 2012 in 16 countries, 21 exam centers, in Turkish and English and was attended by 709 candidates. There has been a significant increase in the number of countries and centers wherethe exam is held and the number of exam languages and attendee students. The exam of 2016 was held in 18 countries, 28 exam centers and 6 languages (Turkish, English, Russian, Arabic, French, German) in total. The preliminary works for OMÜ-YÖS 2017 to be conducted in 3 continents and various countries has started. It is believed that the attention towards and attendance to the exam will be high again.