Transfer students

External transfer applications are available only for students who have completed their first year of studies successfully at their home university. To transfer to BİLGİ the applicant's current institution must have been certified by the Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK). A list of certified universities may be found at the following address:


Transfer students must complete the first year of their education with minimum GPA of 2.4/4.0 (60/ 100) without failing any of their courses. 

TWE (minimum score of 4), TOEFL (minimum score of 520 or 190 from the computer based TOEFL)

Students who were not able to submit the required TOEFL score but were accepted by the University can, upon arrival, take the BİLGİ Institutional Exemption Test (BILET) and must achieve a minimum score of 60. 

Requirements for Application

  • High school graduation certificate 
  • 2 copies of official transcript (sealed and unopened) 
  • Course descriptions (details of courses completed) 
  • References - if possible 
  • One photocopy of the applicant's passport 
  • 2 photographs
  • Application fee

Application Dates

Applications are accepted once in every year, in July.  Relevant calendar and quotas are set by YÖK, according to the updated regulation, and they are all announced on the website of YÖK. 

The Evaluation Process

The evaluation is made by faculty administrative board.

The Result Announcements Dates

The results are announced depending on the calendar of  YÖK, generally in September. 

To apply to our university as a transfer or guest student, you can send your documents to the address below.

Eski Silahtarağa Elektrik Santrali
Kazım Karabekir Cad. No:2-13
Eyüp 34060 İstanbul Türkiye