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European Union Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Istanbul, Turkey
The importance of multi-dimensional and comprehensive studies of International Relations (IR) increased more than ever, particularly considering Turkey’s level of integration with the global economy and that it has consistently been one of the important actors of the global politics. We offer a bachelor degree in European Union Studies at the Istanbul Bilgi University. 
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By providing an education that encourages critical, analytical and creative thinking , Istanbul Bilgi University IR undergraduate program in European Union Studies aims at educating competent and qualified young humans who can both evaluate this importance within global dynamics and  substantiate in the framework of the particular place of Turkey within the international system.

Key Features 

  • Full-time Duration: 4 years.
  • Following the motto “learning not for school but for life”, İstanbul Bilgi University offers students a campus life where they can socially, academically and culturally improve themselves and experience university life to the fullest.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at İstanbul Bilgi University is the academic heart of the university, offering BA degrees in the basic arts: Comparative Literature, English Language Teacher Education, History, Music, Psychology, Sociology, International Relations, Political Science and European Union Studies. 
  • In addition to these degree programs, the faculty departments offer a wide variety of liberal arts courses as electives to the students enrolled in the other departments and programs throughout the university.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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

  • International

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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