|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
International students who would like to study turkish program can proof their Turkish level (C1)
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).
The Degree Program in Nutrition and Dietetics offers a four-year education with a broad and comprehensive curriculum that provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to graduate as competent and well-rounded dieticians.
Students of the BİLGİ School of Health Sciences-Department of Nutrition and Dietetics can take advantage of the Erasmus and “Laureate” exchange network programs to obtain experience abroad. In addition, their participation in the social responsibility projects within the University’s system will provide them with an active learning experience.
Nutrition is the study of the influence of food intake on health and wellbeing; dietetics is the application of nutritional knowledge, particularly tailored to individual needs. The practice of dietetics is mainly based in hospitals, where it focuses on the use of diet in the treatment and management of disease. However, dieticians also play a role in nutrition education in the community.
Students will graduate as dieticians after successfully completing the 4-year program in Nutrition and Dietetics. Dieticians must be capable of turning scientific data into practical diet suggestions. The science of nutrition and dietetics covers all the procedures involving food production through food consumption.