Application Process

Why should I choose BİLGİ graduate?

Today BİLGİ continues to follow the path in graduate education it initiated in 1997 with near 3,000 students, 11,000 graduates and over 50 graduate programs tailored to the needs of business world as well as academic specialization. Pioneering graduate education with its innovative approach, BİLGİ introduced the first e-MBA program in Turkey and leaded the online higher education.  

In BİLGİ graduate programs,

  • You can get the opportunity to learn from the academicians and industry professionals who are the leaders of their own field. 
  • You can have good references by building a strong network.
  • You can advance in your career through academia-industry collaborations and programs providing specialization in the business world.
  • You can familiarize with the actual practices in lessons welcoming guest speakers from the business world.
  • You can meet world-known names via international connections and conferences regularly held in your campus.
  • With online courses and worker-friendly classes scheduled on weekdays, you can manage your work life and graduate education at the same time.

How can I be a graduate student?

Program Information

For the information about the program you want to study in, you can check the website of it and you can join graduate admission meetings to get further information. Also, you can get the opportunity to experience graduate education in BİLGİ by attending Open Courses. For further information you can contact Graduate Admissions Office (via /0 212 311 7667).

Online Application

To become a graduate student in BİLGİ, you should firstly fill the online application form. Once you complete online application, application conditions, necessary documents and details about assessment process are sent to your e-mail. For online application, click here.

Application Conditions

Each program has its own application conditions. You can learn the application conditions from the programs’ websites. You can find here the website links of all programs. ALES is not a prerequisite in BİLGİ graduate programs without thesis. If you don’t have a valid English language proficiency certificate, you can enter BİLGİ Graduate Online English Exam (BİLET 3) to determine your proficiency level. For further information about BİLET 3 click here.


If you are deemed suitable after your online application, you are invited to interview and/or written exam for further assessment. For assessment dates of graduate programs click here.

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

In graduate programs, if you are deemed suitable in the assessment by the jury of the program you apply, you can benefit from academic scholarship. For further information about graduate program tuition fees, scholarships and discounts, click here.

Acceptance and Registration

Once you get accepted to graduate programs, you receive a pre-registration link and an e-mail about registration documents you have to submit. When you complete your registration within the deadline, you get the student status.

Becoming a Student Again in BİLGİ


Graduate education courses are offered in BİLGİ’s centrally located campuses which are santralistanbul and Dolapdere. You can have the experience of becoming a student again by seizing many social and cultural facilities in BİLGİ campuses.


Hosting more than 1,000 thousand events every year, BİLGİ offers an education intertwined with culture and art. Attending conferences and workshops welcoming world-known names, you can have the opportunity of self-development in line with your career intention. Check out the events here.


While you are achieving your career targets, you can get support from BİLGİTalent, improve your knowledge and add new connections to your network by attending certificate programs, seminars and industry meetups organized for your professional development. 


BİLGİ Library has a rich collection where you can find the most recent resources in the field you specialized. You can reach BİLGİ Library -housing over 62,500 e-journals, more than 445,000 e-books and 125 databases and e-encyclopedia- any time of the day, either on or off-campus access. For further information, click here.

When You Graduate

BİLGİ graduate alumni can continue their academic careers in the most prestigious universities of the world or maintain their business life in the leading international corporations.

When you graduate, you can find the opportunity of building up a network with thousands of BİLGİ alumni from various industries and develop new initiatives and projects through your new business network. 

You can follow the events organized for academic and professional development of BİLGİ Alumni with “lifelong learning” perspective by joining by BİLGİ Alumni Communication Portal. To join the portal click here.