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BILGI: An international university expanding the boundaries of science

As one of Turkey’s first foundation universities, established in 1996, BILGI has assumed a pioneering role in education to become an international university that leads in social development with its dedicated stance on innovativeness, respect for freedoms and strong vision. 

Innovation pioneer ASU trains leaders of the future

Arizona State University is the largest public university in the U.S.A. today, with a network of more than 120,000 students and 5,000 professors. ASU is named No. 1 in the U.S. for innovation by U.S. News & World Report. 

Prof. Ege Yazgan
Acting Rector
İstanbul Bilgi University

A new chapter in research and innovation

As a university always seeking excellence and adopting the vision of becoming an international university, we aim to increase our research quality constantly and offer our academic activities within international quality standards. Therefore, we formed a broadly scoped ...

Michael Crow
President
Arizona State University

One-of-a-kind affiliation

Arizona State University and İstanbul BILGI University are joining forces in order to create a one-of-a-kind affiliation in the region, which will directly contribute to BILGI’s vision of improving internationalization and research quality. ASU and BILGI’s ...

Mehmet Can
Board of Trustees
Vice President
İstanbul Bilgi University

A collaboration that will strengthen our University’s innovative spirit

As BİLGİ, our most important goal is to ensure that our students are well-equipped to make a difference in the world of 21st century, that they become individuals with advanced research and problem solving skills, and that they ...
Research and Innovation

Entering into an important strategic affiliation with ASU in research and innovation, BİLGİ conducts joint research projects with ASU. Powered by ASU’s world-leading status in research and innovation, BİLGİ aims to contribute to social progress through co-development of use-inspired research and business solutions.

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Online Learning

Ranked in top 10 universities in the U.S. in online undergraduate programs according to 2021 U.S. News and World Report rankings, ASU uses 125+ cutting-edge technologies and creative learning techniques to offer the most enhanced learning experience in its online programs. With this affiliation, ASU will provide BİLGİ access to its online curriculum and tools. 

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ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management

The only center in Turkey under ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management, one of the top global leadership and management schools in the world, will be opened in BİLGİ. Training individuals as the leaders, managers and entrepreneurs of the future since 1946, Thunderbird School of Global Management’s master program in management is ranked number one by Times Higher Education and Wall Street Journal Business School Reports.

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English Language Education

BİLGİ’s English Preparatory Program accredited by CEA, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in English language teaching, will be powered by ASU-BİLGİ affiliation. BİLGİ is restructuring its English Preparatory Program with ASU’s world-leading curriculum in English language teaching and digital tools.

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Events

Welcoming world-renown figures in near 1000 events every year, BİLGİ houses new international events for the academia and business world as part of its affiliation with ASU.

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Research and Innovation
Online Learning
ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management
English Language Education
Events