Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Business Administration
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Business Administration

Program Objectives Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee International Cooperations
Establishment Tuition Fee Occupational Profiles Of Graduates
Qualification Awarded Double Major–Minor Programs Access to Further Studies
Language of Instruction Internship Departmental Facilities
Mode of Education Grading Scheme Program Activities
Admission and Registration Requirements Graduation Requirements Contact Information

Program Objectives

Department of Business Administration is committed to following the developments in the field of business administration. Knowledge and experiences gained by this commitment are reflected in undergraduate and graduate programs, which offer an update and high quality education to students. Besides, short term training programs intended to serve business purposes contribute to their continuous development. The ultimate aim is to equip the students with the necessary knowledge and skills, communication competence, and raise them as interrogative and enlightened individuals possessing entrepreneurial and leadership skills who can defend their ideas, and speak at least one foreign language. As a component of an institution with a 40 year tradition in education, the university aims at sustaining its esteem and academic reliability.


İstanbul Kültür University, founded on 15th of July, 1997 in accordance with the Article Numbered 4281, accepted first students in 1997-1998 academic year by the foundation of the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences and Department of Business Administration with Dean Prof. Senih Aşan.


Qualification Awarded

Students who fulfill the requirements of the four year undergraduate program and get 240 ECTS credits receive their Degree in Business Administration



Language of Instruction

The medium of education is Turkish at the Derpartment of Business Administration where the preparatory year is optional.

Mode of Education

Full Time.

Fellowships and Discount in Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

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Double Major–Minor Programs

The double-major program means education in both of the departments at the same time and hence proficiency in a wider scope and job opportunities in a wider market. Istanbul Kultur University offers the opportunity to attend the double major program for its high up students.

The double-major program means education in both of the departments at the same time and hence proficiency in a wider scope and job opportunities in a wider market. Istanbul Kultur University offers the opportunity to attend the double major program for its high up students.

The students who successfully accomplished the double major program hold both of the Bachelor of Art Degrees.

In the Department of Business Administration, the double major program is pursued by the Department of Economics, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences and Department of  Industrial Engineering whose course schedule is the closest among other departments for the Business Administration.

Students of Business Administration Department have the opportunity to attend Minor programs of Psychology, Public Relations, Advertising, English Language and Literature, International Relations and Economics Departments. The students who successfully accomplished the minor programs could receive Minor Program Certificate of these programs.


There is no compulsory internship. 



Grading Scheme

Students are granted one of following letter grades and/or symbols by instructor of the course for each academic year they are enrolled.



























G: Not sat for semester-end exam

P: Course continues

R: Repeated

E: Incomplete semester studies

T: Transfer

V: Withdrawal

Student who got one of A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C grades as success grade, shall be considered as being succeeded that course. Student who got one of C-, D+, D, D- grades for a course, shall be considered as being succeeded that course conditionally. In the event that student must repeat the semester in which he got these grades, student shall be considered as being failed these courses. Student who got FD and FF grades for any course shall be considered as failed that course. Student who attended but not succeeded the course is granted FD grade; student who didn’t fulfill the attendance condition is granted FF grade. Procedures and principles applicable to enrollment, education and examinations carried out at the level of bachelor’s degree and associate degree have been determined by Regulations of Istanbul KulturUniversity Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree Education.

Graduation Requirements

According to the 2010-2011 Academic Years' requirements, students who accomplish 240 ECTS (minimum 2.00 Grade Point Average over 4.00) can have the right to receive their Undergraduate Diploma


International Cooperations

The International Cooperations Department has Erasmus agreements with more than 35 countries including Greece, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Hungary, Slovakia, Sweden, Holland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Romania, Estonia, Lithuania, Letonia, France and Poland. Since 2004, Business Administration Department has been the pioneer in terms of sending Erasmus students to spend either one term or a year at European Universities. Additionally, BA Department is the most active Department at the University, not only student but also staff mobility.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates

Business Administration Department graduates can find employment in various fields such as;

- Advertising

- Money and Capital Markets

- Banking and Insurance

- Finance

- International Trade (Export-Import)

- Purchasing

- Accounting and Certified Public Accounting

- Public Relations

- Production Planning

- Management Counselling

- Human Resources Management

- Customs

at Public and Private sectors, International Enterprises, Industry Companies and Service Sector (tourism, finance, health, catering and ...ect in management levels. Business Administration Department educates entrepreneurs who are eager to establish their own firms, are creative and willing to take risks. As well as these, it is possible to work at universities in academic positions.

Access to Further Studies

Business Administration Department offers two graduate programs one of which is with thesis and the other is non-thesis as 'MBA' and 'Quality-Production Management' fields. https://www.iku.edu.tr/4/1960/sosyal-bilimler-enstitusu.html

Student registrations are done both in fall and spring terms and scholarship opportunities exist. Detaylı bilgi için tıklayınız. www.iku.edu.tr/5/31057/programlar.html 

Istanbul Kultur University Business Administration Department also offers a MA degree which can be completed with or without writing a thesis. Aiming to provide its students with an analytical outlook to current international relations, the program includes courses offered by expert academicians, retired diplomats and active journalists. The focus of the MA program lies extensively on diplomacy and the graduates of the program are especially prepared for positions in international organizations and in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 


Departmental Facilities

Academic Counselling System is one of the leading properties of the Buiness Administration Department. Academic Counsellers appointed upon the registration for the departments, follows up the students till graduation in various phases. They support the students to discover their interests and skills; in course selections, double major-minor program orientations and also in adaptation to the university. 

IKU accepts students for 32 undergraduate degree programs that are included by five faculties and two vocational schools. Also, 14  postgraduate and graduate programs maintained in Social Sciences Institute and Science Institute.
Distinguished Academic Staff and Academic Counselling
Istanbul Kültür University’s academic staff consists of 245 professors, 216 lecturers, 119 research assistants and 58 instructors. The high rate of full time academists provides students  to study one to one with the lecturers after the classes. In Istanbul Kültür University, one lecturer is responsible per 10 students.

All lecturers are well-known with their scientific activities in their fields. Although they intensely maintain their research and publishing activities on academic and professional magazines, they give priority to their students’ professional development.

Professor Dr.

Associate Professor

Assistant Professor
Instructor 58
Researc Assistant  119
Lecturer  216

In Istanbul Kültür University, Associate Degree, Undergraduate Degree, Graduate Degree and Postgraduate Degree students are provided with academic advising.

The students meet their advisors during registration period.Advisors follow their students’ academic success, help them with their social life development and guide them to adjust university life easily. They also share their professional experiences with the students.

The students and their families can meet with advisors and directors of departments by getting an appointment, they can take advantage of Academic Advising practises, and also they can get information and opinion about the student’s academic and social improvement.

Program Activities

Program Activities www.iku.edu.tr/23/173/1/universite-haberler.php

Contact Information

Istanbul Kültür University, Ataköy Campus, E5 Karayolu Londra Asfaltı Üzeri, 34156, Bakırköy, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Phone: +90 212 498 44 00
Fax: +90 212 465 82 98 
E-mail: iibf@iku.edu.tr