|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||$8,100.00 per year|
|Application fee||$0.00 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
All High school Transcripts/Grades (corresponding to the 3 or 4 high school years)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
This is an easy procedure where the Provincial Department of Education in Istanbul (and in some cases a Turkish Embassy/Consulate) will provide the ‘Equivalency Letter’ (in Turkish ‘Denklik Belgesi’) certifying that the foreign High-School diploma is equivalent to its counterpart, the Turkish high school diploma.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
If available, a record of scores for one English Language Competency Examinations (for example TOEFL or IELTS or Cambridge Certificate) . The English Language requirements are detailed below.
IELTS: Minimum Score 6.0
If the future international student did not obtain a sufficient score from one of the English Language Competency Examinations, or did not take any test, then the student will be required to take the Istanbul Bilgi University -Institutional Exemption Test (BILET) upon arrival/registration.
Those who fail the Institutional Exemption Test must register to the English Preparatory Program at Istanbul Bilgi University before beginning their academic studies.
This preparatory year is not included in the total number of years of study required for graduation. The annual tuition fee for the English Preparatory Program is 8 100USD (taxes included).
Program is designed for students who wish to specialize in both fields, Business Administration and Economics. Our main aim is to equip our students with the basic knowledge of economics, statistics, accounting and finance, an advanced level of analitical thinking capability and managerial skills.
Business-Economics has common courses with both the Economics and Business Administration Departments’ curricula. Students are introduced to current developments in management and business administration, along with basic courses that provide them with the principles of business administration, micro- and macroeconomic theory, statistics and econometrics. Aware of the close relations between the fields of Business Administration and Economics, many students who wish to specialize in both fields attempt to compensate for any deficiency in one field by taking post-graduate courses in the other. The BA program in Business-Economics offers the opportunity to specialize in both at the undergraduate level.