İstanbul Bilgi University

Adopting the principle of ‘Non scholae, sed vitae discimus’ (We do not for the school, but for life), İstanbul Bilgi 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.

Over İstanbul Bilgi has grown to encompass 3 main campuses that total 160,000 m2 and it is on these three campuses ( 25,000 m2, Dolapdere 18,000 m2 and santralistanbul 112,000 m2) that it continues to serve its students and the academic world in Turkey.



Having realized many firsts in its 17 years and with the aim of increasing the quality of education and research and becoming a that can compete globally, İstanbul Bilgi began a long term partnership with Laureate Education, one of the largest education networks in the world, in 2006 and continues to be a part of this network.

The currently has around 14,000 students, more than 800 academic staff members, 6 faculties, 2 nstitutes, 3 schools, 2 vocational schools, and more than 100 programs that provide education to its associate, undergraduate and graduate students. As of 2013, the has graduated 20,000 students.





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