• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Gastronomy and Culinary Arts program from Istanbul Bilgi University generates an exceptional education to the students who are willing to study in the field of gastronomy and food culture, which is perfectly supported with the elaborateness of the managerial dimensions of hospitality business. 

Along with the curriculum, students will be introduced to regional Turkish and world cuisines. The students will also feel confident to identify and use local and imported ingredients. Along with the four years of education, the practical classes will be enhanced with the theoretical ones such as food safety and sanitation and principles of nutrition. Fully equipped industrial kitchens (main kitchen and pastry kitchen), dining room, bar and accoutered classrooms will prepare the students for their future career splendidly. The meaning of creativity and its invigoration in the field of gastronomy will underline the keystones of the program. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Future international students are required to submit their applications as soon as their official documents are ready.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Profession
  • Professional Knife Skills
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Kitchen Math and Terminology
  • Introduction to F&B Management
  • Kitchen Chemistry
  • Storeroom Operation and Purchasing
  • Guest Manners in F&B Industry
  • Kitchen Practices. I :Sauces, Stocks&Soups
  • Food History
  • Introduction to Beverages
  • Introduction to Pastry
  • Art of Chocolate
  • Food&Beverage Cost Control
  • F&B Marketing and Restaurant Management
  • Design and Layout
  • Local Cuisines of Turkey
  • Advanced Skills
  • Food Science
  • A La Carte Applications in Global Cuisines

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Photocopy of high school diploma (with the official transcript)
  • All High school Transcripts/Grades (last 4 high school years)
  • Passport photocopy
  • 2 photographs
  • If available, a record of scores for one English Language Competency Examinations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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