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Comparative Literature

Istanbul Bilgi University

48 months
8100 USD/year
8100 USD/year
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The Comparative Literature program of the Istanbul Bilgi University involves the study of two or three literary traditions in a comparative perspective through transnational themes, genres, influences, and perspectives.


The object of the Comparative Literature program of the Istanbul Bilgi University is to expose the student not only to various literary traditions but also to interdisciplinary areas such as visual arts, history of art, music, history, and philosophy. Anglo-Saxon Literature forms the backbone of the program with a comparative perspective on certain periods and selected works from Turkish and European literatures.

Program Structure

The courses taught in the program can be grouped under two headings: During the first three years the courses offered cover studies in the novel, history of western civilization, mythology, literary criticism, textual analysis, translation and art appreciation. The fourth year concentrates primarily on the twentieth century literature, art, and philosophy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Textual Analysis
  • Western Culture and Civilization
  • Linguistics
  • Mythology
  • 19th-20th Century European Literature
  • Short Story

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant should fill in the online application form (a hardcopy can be obtained by email upon request)
  • The applicant should upload required documents to the online application form. 
  • Photocopy of high school diploma (with the official transcript)
  • All High school Transcripts/Grades (last 4 high school years)
  • Passport photocopy
  • 2 photographs
  • Blue Card and Certificate of Identity Register Copy
  • If available, a record of scores for one English Language Competency Examinations (for example TOEFL or Cambridge Certificate) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8100 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8100 USD per year during 48 months.

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2000 - 3240 TRY /month
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