Bilgi University (Istanbul) is an exchange destination for Utrecht University School of Law students in Istanbul, Turkey.


Academic calendar

Semester I: September - January
Semester II: February - June

Academic Calendar


Language of instruction: Turkish and English

Language requirement: a minimum of B2 in English is required  

Areas of study open for exchange students


While courses at other departments are available too, students have to take a minimum amount of 3 courses in Law.  

International students are highly advised to select courses that are indicated as “Recommended for International Students” through the Online Course Catalogue.

Courses at Master level


Estimated living costs per month

This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.

Estimated living expenses for international students, excluding accommodation, are around 300-400 euros per month depending on the student's lifestyle. Books and administrative fees are approximately 100-150 euros per semester.    


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table (listed under Middle East). 


A visa is required, additional information will follow once you are nominated at Bilgi University.    

Number of places available

2 places per year.

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Other information

Please check for more information about the student life Bilgi on the following link:

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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Contact details International Exchange Office

Attention! Due to the developments concerning the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice.

You can reach us at for questions or othe signing of documents. Please mention your UU student number and field of study. 

You will be able to reach us by phone on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1.30 PM to 3 PM +31 (0)30 253 7289.

Vera Noot
non-Europe: Paula Banning
For questions or appointments, please contact the exchange coordinators at

International Exchange Office - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Janskerkhof 3
3512 BK Utrecht
The Netherlands