|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 Media and Communication Systems Program, one of BİLGİ’s foremost propulsive forces, is designed to educate and train competent professionals who can work in the diverse and various fields of media, and academics to educate them. From the day it was founded, the program has foreseen the colossal changes in the media atmosphere that digital media and Internet technologies would bring about. It is precisely because of this that multiple courses on the Internet technologies and hybrid media models based on them have a place in our curriculum.
Dissertations of a superior quality regarding Internet journalism, blogging, podcasting, online gaming are written; at the same time, practical studies and content production is facilitated as well. From the beginning, our aim as the Media and Communication Systems Program has been to raise individuals who are able to read and analyze the messages of media correctly; and evaluate our everday phenomena alongside with media content with a critical eye. Individuals with these qualities, irregardless of the institution they are working at, will succeed in producing the necessary media messages for their institutions, and in transmitting these messages in appropriate channels and timing to the target audience.