Bogaziçi University

country rank  6
world rank  787

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Bogaziçi Üniversitesi (Bogaziçi University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Istanbul (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Bogaziçi Üniversitesi (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Bogaziçi Üniversitesi (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name Bogaziçi University
Acronym BU
Founded 1971 Origins date back to 1863

University Location

Address Bogaziçi Üniversitesi, Bebek
Istanbul (population range: over 5,000,000)
34342 Istanbul
T +90 (212) 359 5400
F +90 (212) 265 6357

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+90 212 359 4408

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Bogaziçi Üniversitesi's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (MUU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Utrecht Network

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019