Boğaziçi University (BU) - public higher education institution in Turkey. BU was founded in 1863. The main building is in Istanbul.

University ranking. Boğaziçi University is in top 5 universities of Turkey according to the national rankings. Boğaziçi University Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. Its expertise lay in the fields of: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is among the most respected institutions by the employers of Turkey and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. Obtaining a bachelor's degree will cost you less than 1000 USD. If you want to obtain your master’s at BU this will cost you less than 1000 USD. Before starting to plan your education at BU read more information on the official website

The composition of the university. Boğaziçi University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 11 thousand students at a time. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The university has about 7% of foreign students. The teaching staff is 445 specialists. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BU. The library is available to all of the students. The university is in the European University Association (EUA).
Ranking   508   3
Boğaziçi University
Country Turkey
City Istanbul
Bachelor (foreigners) 314 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 359 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 42 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 42 USD/year.
Living expenses $382 -764 USD/month
Official Website
World ranking 508
Country ranking 3
Employer Reputation 283
International Faculty 397
Citations per Faculty 331
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 332
Engineering and Technology 250
Social Sciences and Management 380
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 508
QS World University Rankings 442
Cost of living in Istanbul
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 138 252
Food 113 212
Transportation 45 83
Communications and utilities 47 62
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 22 90
Total 382 764
Accommodation in Istanbul USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 139
Shared room in city centre 255
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 225
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 420
Alternative title
tr Boğaziçi Üniversitesi
old Bosphorus University
Location on map

Boğaziçi University - Official Description

Although officially established as a public university in 1971, Boğaziçi University originated as the Robert College, founded in 1863 in Istanbul — the first American college established outside the US. It has more than 12,000 students, 1,000 staff and six campuses. The language of instruction is English.

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