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Tourism Guidance, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The main objective of the department is to train professionals needed in tourism sector of Turkey and the world, who have the theoretical knowledge required in the field of tourism, have sectoral experience, know at least two foreign languages (advanced level), able to use computer technologies, capable to make and implement decisions, closely follows the latest developments in tourism, have expertise in communication skills, have vision, and open to continuous personal improvement.

- To train individuals who follow legislation related to the profession, familiar with documents used in commercial life, familiar with software program related to the field, know the procedure techniques and essentials in food production and consumption, able to correspond in the field, have office and personnel management skills, and can use the communication devices related to the field.

Career Fields

Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Tour Operators, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Airlines, Tourist Information Offices of Municipalities, Provincial Tourism Departments, Organization and Advertisement Companies, Export- Import Departments of Private Institutions, Publicity Offices Abroad, and similar private and public sector organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • Information Technologies
  • Professional English
  • Work Placement
  • Travel Agency And Tour Operating
  • Introduction To Archaeology
  • Basic Guidance Principles
  • Tourism Geography Of Turkey
  • Turkey Tour Application Visits-
  • Turkish Language
  • Principles Of Ataturk And The History Of Revolutions

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • High school diploma scanned version (Translated into Turkish or English)
  • High school transcript scanned version (Translated into Turkish or English)
  • Passport scanned version of the relevant pages
  • 60 % marks (min) in High School
  • For English degree program applicants must have: 
  •           - TOEFL (Score 79) OR IAU English Proficiency Exam
  • For Turkish degree program applicants must have: TOMER B 1 level * OR Turkish Proficiency Exam
  • Passport size photograph

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2700 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2700 USD per year and a duration of 36 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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