Quality and Accreditation Awards

revised: 12.07.2016


QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia Ranking

İstanbul Bilgi University has ranked among the top 130 universities in the “Top Universities in Emerging Europe and Central Asia” 2016 list of the reputable higher education quality surveyor QS. According to the rankings, BİLGİ is among the top 4 foundation universities in Turkey.


BİLGİ has been evaluated through the EFQM Excellence Model grading for “recognition in excellence”. According to these evaluations, BILGI was graded “4 stars” in the latter field.

CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation)

İstanbul Bilgi University English Preparatory Program has been awarded five-year accreditation from CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation), one of the most valued English language education quality certificates in the world.

Association of Turkish Psychologists (TPD)

The psychology undergraduate program at İstanbul Bilgi University was accredited by the Association of Turkish Psychologists (TPD) until 12 February 2022. TPD is an institution fully authorized to provide accreditation to psychology undergraduate programs by the Council of Higher Education.

International Family Therapy Association (IFTA)

The Couples and Family Therapy specialization within the İstanbul Bilgi University Clinical Psychology graduate program became the first and only program in Turkey to be accredited by the International Systemic Therapy Training Accreditation Committee of the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA).