revised: Nov. 27, 2012, 3:48 p.m.
For on-line application please refer to the below link.
For those who will register in the Prep Program in the academic year 2012 - 2013;
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IMPORTANT NOTE: TOEFL documents shown during enrollment should contain the code number 8256 which is the code specially designated to İstanbul Bilgi University. Documents that do not contain the code number 8256 or those that have been previously taken will not be accepted. Additional result reports can be requested by calling the centre, by connecting to the TOEFL online registration system or by sending a Score Report Request Form that can be obtained from the TOEFL IBT Information and Registration Bulletin.
During the application period students who were not able to obtain an acceptable score on one of the international English language competency examinations (TOEFL, TWE, and IELTS) can take the BİLGİ Institutional Exemption Test (BIET) upon arrival. Those who fail the proficiency test must take an intensive English course in the English Language program of the university before beginning their academic studies. This preparatory year is not included in the total number of years of study required for graduation.
Applications for 2012-2013 academic year are being accepted.
Application deadline: September 15, 2012
•All undergraduate international students are subject to a %50 scholarship on tuition only!
Annual Tuition including the international student scholarship
Faculty of Architecture: 9000 USD + VAT
Faculty of Arts and Sciences: 7500 USD + VAT
Faculty of Communication: 7500 USD + VAT
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences: 7500 USD + VAT
Faculty of Engineering: 9000 USD + VAT
Faculty of Law: 9000 USD + VAT
School of Applied Sciences: 7500 USD + VAT
School of Health Sciences: 7500 USD + VAT
English Language School (Preparatory School): 7500 USD + VAT
Istanbul Bilgi University has two different dormitories both on and off campus. International students may reserve their rooms after admissions. Price list is available on the News & Events section.
The foreign students shall meet their premium costs in order to benefit from the General Health Insurance as a result of change realized in Article 34 of Law No. 6111 and subparagraph (g) of Article 60 of Social Security and General Health Insurance Law No. 5510.
International students are liable to pay for their own premium to be insured by Turkish Social Security Authorities.
Please refer to International Center of Istanbul Bilgi University for further information.
All applications are subject to the evaluation of the related faculty.
The international office personnel return to the applicant as the faculty accepts/rejects the application.
The results are announced as soon as the faculty decision is made.
•What language is used as the medium of instruction?
The medium of instruction at BILGI is ENGLISH
•What is the duration of an undergraduate programme?
4 years excluding the preparatory class
•Are there any other additional scholarships?
All international students get a %50 scholarship on tuition and no additional scholarships are available.
•May an international student work?
International Students can NOT be employed on/off campus according to the regulations
•How do we get the high school diploma equivalency letter for final registration?
The university may accept the application of an international student however for final registration the equivalency letter has to be provided by the student to the registrar’s office. The letter can be obtained by applying to local Turkish Embassy’s Education Counsel.
If not the letter also can be obtained in Istanbul. Please contact international center for further and detailed information in this regard.
For any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the international center officials at any time.
Mrs. Bahar Dogan
International Student Recruitment Specialist
Phone (landline): +90-212-311 7239
Phone (landline): +90-530-497 7711
Mr. Serdar Apaydin
International Student Recruitment Manager
Phone (landline): +90-212-311 7240
Phone (landline): +90-536-818 4877