The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) is a global non-profit association that provides quality assurance accreditation for business schools. As the hallmark of excellence in business education, this accreditation is awarded to fewer than 5 percent of all business schools worldwide. Institutions that have AACSB accreditation pledge their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review process.

The Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) has successfully completed the Continuous Improvement Review process and received a renewal of its accreditation from AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business on June 28, 2021. Bilkent FBA received its initial accreditation in 2006, becoming the first accredited business school in Turkey and the region. This is the third time the Faculty is renewing its accreditation, previously in 2011 and 2016.

Undergraduate and graduate degree programs of Bilkent Faculty of Business Administration received its initial accreditation in 2006. During the past fourteen years, Bilkent FBA extended its accreditation for all of its degree programs, through its strong commitment to quality and by continuously reviewing and improving its programs to meet AACSB standards and expectations that are built on the dynamic needs of the business world.

Bilkent FBA’s strong commitment to AACSB is also reflected in its voluntary engagements with various AASCB events and activities. Over the years, Faculty leadership has served in various accreditation volunteer positions within AACSB. In addition, Bilkent FBA co-hosted an information session on membership and accreditation for higher education institutions in and around Ankara with AACSB Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in January 2019.

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