We understand that choosing the right culinary school can be a life-changing decision. If you are planning to take one of the Le Cordon Bleu Istanbul training, the following information will help you with the registration process. If you have any further questions, please contact us at or by filling out the contact form.

How to Apply

Once we receive your application, it will be evaluated by our "Admission Committee" and you will be informed about the result of your application with a "letter of admission/refusal". Admitted applicants are expected to submit the following documents:

  • Detailed Application Form, duly completed and signed,
  • Copy of identity card,
  • 2 passport-size photographs,
  • Health certificate (chest x-ray, Stool Test –Stool Microscopy, Stool Culture)
  • Receipt of payment

We understand the importance of finding the right living environment to help you settle in, study effectively and enjoy a good social life.

The accommodation available in Le Cordon Bleu Istanbul is one of the many advantages of studying here.

Our Çekmeköy Campus dormitories are home to our 1850 students, elaborately designed with a rich array of housing options to provide a warm and home-like atmosphere for our students, catering for their needs. Situated in a walking distance to our academic buildings, the dorms offer different room alternatives, each equipped with a fridge, for 1 to 4 persons with or without bathrooms as well as a wide range of amenities and offerings for common use including free laundries individual or group study rooms, lounges and guest rooms, TV rooms, cafeterias, health centers and ATMs. Each of our dorms also has a surveillance system, 24/7 hot water, security, ambulance service as well as wireless internet. Our dormitory complex also houses a football field, basketball and volleyball courts as well as a tennis court and a fitness center to allow our students to spend their free time in the most satisfying way possible. Besides the high quality, hygienic and economical food offering in University cafeteria, the students and employees have many different food outlet alternatives ranging from simple vending machines to coffee shops&restaurants within the campus. In addition, there is a hairdresser & barbershop and a supermarket for students’ personal needs.

Program fees must be paid in full no later than 6 weeks before the start date of the program.

You should make a “pre-registration payment” to book your space in the training program until 6 weeks before the start date of the program.  After the specified date, the program fees must be paid in full.

Le Cordon Bleu reserves the right to give priority to students on the waitlist in lieu of students who are admitted but who failed to pay the program fees in full.

The pre-registration payment is non-refundable and is offset with the next admission.

Program fees must be paid in full no later 6 weeks before the start date of the program.

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Spring Term May 6, 2019 July 26, 2019
Summer Term* July 29, 2019 September 20, 2019
Fall Term October 7, 2019 December 20, 2019
Winter Term  Starting by February 2020 Exact Date to be Announced

Cuisine Program is 11 weeks, 3 days / week - 6 hours/ day- 18 hours / week in total. Pastry Program is 11 weeks, 2 days / week - 6 hours / day - 12 hours / week in total. Courses should be taken consequently as; Basic, Intermediate, and Superior. Grand Diplôme program lasts 33 weeks, including all 3 levels of both cuisine and patisserie programs.

*Summer Term; Intensive Course; Basic levels only

Diplome de Cuisine 33 Weeks 25.653 USD
Basic Cuisine Certificate 11 Weeks 9.874 USD
Intermediate Cuisine Certificate 11 Weeks 8.718 USD
Superior Cuisine Certificate 11 Weeks  9.604 USD
Diplome de Patisserie 33 Weeks 22.665 USD
Basic Patisserie Certificate 11 Weeks 8.860 USD
Intermediate Patisserie Certificate 11 Weeks 7.585 USD 
Superior Patisserie Certificate 11 Weeks 8.547 USD
Grande Diplome 33 Weeks 45.667 USD
  • School fee includes Zwilling knife set and 2 pairs of student uniforms.
  • All payments must be made no later than 6 weeks prior to the beginning of the educational programme.
  • Pre-registration payment: Is the prepayment made to reserve your place. The amount is;
For Grand Diplôme – Diplôme de Cuisine or Diplôme de Pâtisserie Programmes 3.000 USD
For each of the Basic – Intermediate – Superior modules 1.000 USD
  • Pre-registration payment is non - refundable instead can be accounted for the upcoming term.

Le Cordon Bleu sends an email about the training process to all applicants who duly submitted all of the required documents and paid their program fees in full.  Le Cordon Bleu recommends that all prospective students carefully read all of the documents they have received.

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