İstanbul Bilgi University took its place within the Turkish system of higher education as a civil corporation after the application made by the Bilgi Education and Culture Foundation on 7 June 1996 and the subsequent approval by the Turkish Grand National Assembly according to Law number 4142.
Istanbul Bilgi University is an international university that expands the boundaries of science and art, embraces freedom, takes a lead in the development of society, provides a place where students and faculty share a passion for learning, and where all members, both academic and administrative, dedicate themselves to this end.
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The Student Support Center acts as a bridge between the students and the academic and administrative departments with the aim of developing a high quality of student life at the University. The Center also aspires to increase student satisfaction and social opportunities while directly contributing to the creation of a student centered university.
Bilgi Library offers an extensive system to support university degree programs, research and teaching. An impressive collection of books, periodicals, e-books, e-journals, academic Internet resources, music scores and other printed material are available in the library. Extensive audio-visual and sound recording collections are also available.
İstanbul Bilgi University has four campuses that are centrally located and offering a vivid and colorful student life with more than 1,000 social and cultural events a year: Kuştepe, Dolapdere, santralistanbul, Kozyatağı.
The most important factor that makes a university a quality learning institution is undoubtedly its academic competence. However, lessons are not the only part of life at BİLGİ. There are approximately 100 different student clubs that can cater to your common interests, curiosities, and dreams.These clubs play an important role within the social life of our University and will grow thanks to your idea.
In order to highlight its high-quality language programs and ensure excellence in language training, in 2013, İstanbul Bilgi University applied to be accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA) organization, one of the most valued English language education quality certificates in the world. Besides being the only accrediting institution that is recognized by both the United States Secretary of Education and the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA) in the field of the accreditation of English language teaching institutes and programs, CEA is also one of the most comprehensive accreditors in the field of English language education.
I realized how much I loved economics and how much I want to expand my knowledge in the field. But the point is, I am more into economics as a way of management, thus, I would like to continue my studies in a more management-related load.
It is a really good experience here. I got to make so many new international friends . There’s so much opportunities but just the language barrier.
Istanbul Bilgi University is very successful of social sciences. The first department when the school has been founded was communication faculty, that created a big background and very good area to study communication sciences. The academy is very student focused and this sense the improvement of mine had very much to do with my university experience.