General Information of Faculty

School of Sports Sciences and Technology

İstanbul Bilgi University School of Sport Sciences and Technology aims to educate the sports professionals needed in different areas of the sports industry. The rapidly developing sports industry provides its need for people who can produce and reach qualified, national, and international consumption-oriented information in many different fields such as technology and digital media through universities. Our School which claims to raise individuals who meet this need as part of İstanbul Bilgi University which aims to raise all-rounder and broad-minded individuals. Sports Management Department, as a part of our School, aims to generate the most competent workforce in the field of sports management in our country. Our department, while shaping its curriculum with a universal perspective within the framework of equality of opportunity, sustainable development, innovative approach, and creativity principles, also follows the changing needs of the sports industry closely. Our department brought together the competent names of both the academy and the sports industry in its academic staff, based on the principle of "non scholæ sed vitæ discimus - It should learn for life, not for school", which is the slogan of BİLGİ. In addition to basic sports management courses such as sports marketing and communication, sports economics and finance, it offers unique lessons on topics such as digitalization in sports, sportsman career management. The Sports Management Department as only sport management program in English in Turkey carries out collaborations, project partnerships and student exchange programs with many universities internationally, intending to provide global opportunities to its students in the developing and growing sports industry. Our students are offered a global vision starting from the Prep class, and they are provided with all kinds of opportunities they can improve themselves throughout their undergraduate lives by providing information about opportunities abroad. Our department, which hosts many national and international events, offers its students the opportunity to increase their knowledge, voluntarily experience and to come together with essential names of the academy and industry. Another unique feature of the sports management department is the importance it places on internship. Through the internship they see, our students get the opportunity to learn by experiencing "sports management" in sports clubs, sports federations, commercial firms that use sports as a communication medium and administrative institutions that manage sports in the public sphere. Our college cares about raising our students' professional knowledge, as well as educating them as individuals who have ideals, always strive to achieve better and contribute to human development. In addition to mastering the science of management and different disciplines of sports, sports manager candidates who graduate from our department, like research, are active, enterprising, self-confident, have critical thinking and problem-solving skills, can use sports as a communication tool, have entrepreneurial skills. Beyond, it is a source of pride for us that they are taken to the sector as individuals who care about ethical values for a sustainable future. Our graduates have the opportunity to find a job in the fields of facility management, sponsorship, event management, sports director, sports career management, or sports economy. Besides, our students are guided to manage their careers within the framework of their interests and skills during their education in the department.
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