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Istanbul Bilgi University

Founded in 2006, İstanbul Bilgi University is one of Turkey’s largest private universities. As one of the oldest foundation universities in Turkey, Bilgi offers more than 150 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. It currently has more than 21,000 students studying on its four campuses. All of the its undergraduate degree programs and most of its graduate degree programs are delivered in English.

A reference point for quality, social impact, internationalization, and comprehensiveness within the Turkish Higher Education System, İstanbul Bilgi University adheres tothe principle of Non scholae, sed vitae discimus (Learning not for school but for life), 

According to QS’s “Emerging Europe and Central Asia” list, Bilgi was ranked among the top 140 universities and was considered one of the top four foundation universities in Turkey in the 2019 ranking.  

İstanbul Bilgi University is a not-for-profit institution. 

For more information on Bilgi’s academic program, visit their website.


İstanbul, Turkey



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