General Information

Aim of the Program

The aim is accepting Turkish and world cuisines as the heritage of humanity, research them at academic level and especially introducing and move forward Turkish culinary culture on international arena.


Career Opportunities

The students who graduate from gastronomy department can work in five stars hotel kitchens and F&B departments, in food industry businesses, corporation's kitchens, catering firms, in the cruise ships as gastronomy and profession experts, chefs, managers, etc. Moreover the graduated student can proceed their career academically, as academic staff.

Programmes allowing Horizontal Transfer

Gastronomy department accepts students in undergraduate transfer within quotas in the direction of "Regulations Regarding Transition Between Bilingual and Bachelor Level Programs in Higher Education Institutions, Credit Transfer of Double Major, Minor and Minor Institutions".


Programmes allowing Vertical Transfer

All students who want to pass the Vertical Transfer to the Gastronomy Department are placed by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) when they get enough points from the Vertical Transition Examination. Students who fulfill all the requirements are thus entitled to four years of undergraduate education at our school. In addition, the VTS(DGS) students in Istanbul Gelişim University will have a chance to read 50% scholarship if their pre-license student VTS(DGS) earns their paid quota.