Admission

How do I apply to bilgiMBA (MBA in English) program?

Those interested in the bilgiMBA program can fill out an online application. If the applicant has filled out an online application form, applicants will be interviewed with a English proficiency certificate that interview the following requirements.

bilgiMBA Admission requirements are as follows:

  1. Online Application Form
  2. Undergraduate Diploma or Certificate of Graduation (a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution)
  3. Official Transcript
  4. Interview
  5. TOEFL (IBT ≥72), YDS / ÜDS / KPDS ≥ 60, BILET 3 ≥ 70*

5*Candidates who don’t have YDS / ÜDS / KPDS / TOEFL  score can attend İstanbul Bilgi University Graduate English Proficiency Test (BİLET 3). For application please send an e-mail to Graduate English Test “graduateenglishtest@bilgi.edu.tr”

How do I apply to MBA in Turkish program?

Those interested in the MBA in Turkish program can fill out an online application. If the applicans has filled out an online application form, he / she will be contacted for an interview. Each applicant will be invited for an interview. 
Proof of English proficiency is not required for a MBA program in Turkish.

Evaluation

During the interviews, the applicants who have fulfilled the necessary requirements will be asked to demonstrate their intellectual abilities, reasons for motivation, the ability to cooperate with the fellow students. The accepted applicants will be directed to Graduate Students Affairs Office.

How do I apply to the Distance MBA programs? 
Those interested in the Distance MBA programs can fill out an online application. Once the application form has been filled completely, the applicants will be contacted regarding the necessary documents and the registration process.

e-MBA Turkish admission requirements:
- The Completion of the online application,
- Undergraduate diploma or certificate of graduation,
- Official Transcript.

e-MBA English admission requirements:
- The Completion of the online application
- Undergraduate Diploma or Certificate of Graduation (a four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution)
- Minimum 5 years work experience is preferable
- Official Undergraduate Transcript
- Statement of Purpose*
- Recommendation letters** (2 letters)
- TOEFL (IBT ≥72), YDS / ÜDS / KPDS ≥ 60, BILET 3 ≥ 70***

*The statement of purpose should include background information (both academic and professional), why pursue the MBA, plans after graduation and the planned objectives within the MBA program. 

** Preferably one academic and one professional.

***Candidates who don’t have YDS / ÜDS / KPDS / TOEFL  score can attend İstanbul Bilgi University Graduate English Proficiency Test. For application please send an e-mail to Graduate English Test “graduateenglishtest@bilgi.edu.tr”

For Foreign Applicants:

The required documents for the foreign students are listed below. Please note that only the applicants who have submitted all their documents will be evaluated. Please email your documents to Esra Gurel <esra.gurel@bilgi.edu.tr>

  1. Online application form
  2. Undergraduate diploma (photocopy)
  3. Undergraduate transctript (photocopy)
  4. Statement of Purpose* (3 pages)
  5. Recommendation letters* (2 letters)
  6. TOEFL (IBT ≥72) or İstanbul Bilgi University Graduate English Proficiency Test (BILET 3) ≥ 70*

4* The statement of purpose should include background information (both academic and professional), why pursue MBA at BİLGİ, plans after graduation andthe planned objectives within the MBA program.

5* Preferrably one academic and one professional.

6* Candidates who don’t have TOEFL score can attend Laureate Objective Placement Test. For application please send an e-mail to Graduate English Test <graduateenglishtest@bilgi.edu.tr>

MBA Programs Additional Contact Info:

İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi MBA Office
mba@bilgi.edu.tr
Eski Silahtarağa Elektrik Santrali Silahtarağa Mah. Kazım Karabekir Cad.
No:2/13 34060 Eyüp