Boğaziçi University

Boğaziçi University

Boğaziçi University (also known as Bosphorus University, Turkish: Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, “Boğaziçi” literally meaning Bosphorus in Turkish) is a major research university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey. It has four faculties and two schools offering undergraduate degrees, and six institutes offering graduate degrees. The language of instruction is English.Founded in 1863, as Robert College, it is the first American higher education institution founded outside the United States. Though under entirely Turkish administration today, the university still maintains strong ties to the American educational system. Boğaziçi University consistently ranks highest in Turkey, having the most number of applicants via the YGS-LYS Turkish university entrance examinations. This allows Boğaziçi University to attract many of the highest scoring students;[5] as well as having the most preferred applied science, education, engineering, and social science programs in Turkey.[6][7] Boğaziçi University also provides a liberal educational atmosphere and a program of extracurricular activities and sports.

Faculty of Arts and Sciences





Molecular Biology and Genetics





Translation and Interpreting Studies

Turkish Language and Literature

Western Languages and Literature (This department was formerly named English Language and Literature. In 2008, the content and courses were rearranged and the name was changed as well.)

Boğaziçi University

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences



Political Science and International Relations

Faculty of Education

Computer Education and Educational Technology

Educational Sciences

Foreign Language Education

Primary Education

Secondary School Science and Mathematics Education

Faculty of Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechanical Engineering