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International Trade and Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Istanbul, Turkey
The International Trade and Business program of the Istanbul Bilgi University aims to cultivate future managers and leaders with global visions who are open to global competition and capable of making strategic decisions through analyzing global opportunities and risks.
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Program Structure

The International Trade and Business program of the Istanbul Bilgi University has an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides students broad knowledge and experiences from different perspectives in order to encourage them to generate customized solutions for the international markets that have various cultural, economic and legal structures.

In the first two years, the program offers Business and Economics courses that aim to improve basic academic knowledge; while in the last two years the program specializes upon International Business through offering the field courses enriched by simulation and case studies that involves both theoretical and practical knowledge. 

The priority of the courses offered under the program is not only transferring information but to improve students’ skills of critical thinking, communication, cooperation, and adaptation to rapidly changing business environment.

The program adopted Principles of Responsible Education (PRME) under United Nations Global Compact in order to encourage students to become responsible managers by giving ground on issues such as ethical understanding, social responsibility, environment, sustainability, and labor and consumer rights in the courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • International Trade
  • Financial Reporting and Cost Analysis
  • Managing Multinational Companies
  • Strategic Management in Global Industries

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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