Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The medium of instruction at Istanbul Bilgi University is English, except for the Faculty of Health Sciences.

The duration of the Undergraduate program is 4 academic years, excluding the English preparatory class (if required).

The duration of the Graduate program is 3 to 6 academic semesters, excluding the English preparatory class (if required).

Merit and need based scholarships are available.

All the information can be detailed in the Turkish Council of Higher Education (

International Students can not be eligible to work on/off campus.

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International Students should contact the closest Turkish Embassy/Consulate to their home country for additional details regarding the ‘Education Visa’ and the required documents in addition the ‘Acceptance Letter’ provided by Istanbul Bilgi University.

Once the registration is completed, the international student is required to apply for the 'Residence Permit' within 30 days after arriving in Turkey. An appointment can be obtained online through the website of the Foreign Bureau at the local Police Stations. Details will be provided upon registration.

No, There are many different type of private dormitories around Istanbul Bilgi University.

Additional information on student clubs and Life@Bilgi are available through