Berlin International is a state-accredited and internationally oriented universitylocated in the heart of multicultural Berlin whose programs are taught entirely in English. Berlin International wants to promote cross-national and cross- cultural understanding.

Top reasons to study here

  • They believe that this is indispensable in a globalizing world. Cultural competence is a precondition to navigate today’s multi-cultural landscape.
  • We seek to provide an educational environment in which students are encouraged to fulfil their individual potential while also learning.
  • Berlin International is also interested in preparing students for the interconnected world in which we live by promoting cross-cultural understanding.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (12)
Engineering & Technology (8)
Computer Science & IT (5)
Education & Training (5)
Social Sciences (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Humanities (2)



Bahçesehir University was founded in 1998 as a foundation university by Bahçesehir Ugur Educational Institutions.Bahçesehir University is aiming to take its place among the leading universities in the world with its strong academic staff, research and educational-instructional programs on international level, study abroad opportunities and modern technical infrastructure.


Berlin International offers a total of six undergraduate degree programs within the faculties of business administration and design, all of which are taught in English. Upon completion, students will receive a German Bachelor of Arts. Our international university team of educators draw on a diverse range of teaching strategies and contemporary research methods to create clearly structured degree programs that encourage close collaboration with peers as well as focused individual project work. Each of our programs is state accredited and meets German and European quality standards.


Practical experience is a key aspect of all programs at Berlin International. Alongside developing a strong theoretical understanding of their field, BI believes that it is crucial for students to understand how this can be applied and utilized in the professional world. For this reason, they have a number of professional partnerships with businesses and organizations that work with us to help students gain real-world experience.

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Why Apply to this University?

  • Ever since the university was founded, students from over 160 countries graduated from Bahcesehir.

  • Over 30 English-taught Masters from disciplines like Business Management, Marketing, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security, Psychology, Neuroscience, or Architecture.

  • Teachers from relevant industries share insights into real world issues.

  • The university is located in the city centre of Istanbul, with campuses close to cultural and business centres.

  • Courses at the university start in September and February each year.

  • Master’s degrees at Bahcesehir University usually take 2 years to complete.

  • Tuition fees start at around 5000 EUR /year for all international students. Costs may change over time.

  • The university cooperates with over 1, 800 companies around the world offers students the opportunity to develop work experience while studying.

Why Apply through Studyportals?

As a trusted application partner of BAU we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.

How to Apply?

Select a programme offered by BAU and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.

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Student services

The Bahçesehir University International Office welcomes and assists international students during their admission process and their stay in Istanbul. The office is also helping out Turkish students who would like to study abroad.

Housing services

The University has five dormotory buildings with an occupancy of 300 students each. Two of the dormotories are located within walking distance from the university and the other three dormotories are located in the downtown area about 10 - 15 minutes away by bus.

Library services

Bahçesehir University Library, which is established on 1.400 meter square field renders service with 250.000 publications,books and electronic books.

Student Life

Campus life

The modern and spacious campus in Charlottenburg is equipped with computer labs, workshops, and a well-stocked library – everything the students need to excel in their studies. Students have access to a range of modern technology and tools to assist them in their projects. Alongside lecture rooms and generously sized classrooms, the campus also has a range of smaller rooms where students can focus and complete group work. In addition, we also offer a cafeteria where students can take a break and enjoy their meals between classes.

Student clubs

Turkish Medical Students Association

Student Reviews

The university in the heart of Istanbul
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
Bahcesehir University where placed in the heart of the Istanbul, offers great opportunities for its students. The teachers are very experienced in their fields and they are qualified with great communication skills. There are plenty of active student clubs from sailing sport to travel. Other advantages can be listed as follows: It is close to Yildiz Park where you can establish friendships wi...
new campus experience
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
a new campus with low student intake
My academic life experience.
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
It was quite hard, but still very interesting to study architecture abroad. I have done lots of new friends and have got great knowledge related to my job.