Bogazici University

Istanbul , Turkey
The mission of Bogazici University is to generate knowledge at global scale, to expand the scientific horizons of Turkiye and to educate individuals who will ensure the dominance of contemporary science and technology in the development of the society.

About

History

Bogazici University was formally established on September 10, 1971. While thus appearing to be a newcomer to the community of Turkish universities, it has behind it the long history of Robert College, which was the first American College to be established outside the boundaries of the United States.

Education

Bogazici University identifies itself primarily as a research university. Accordingly, for graduate education and research extra resources are created and the quality of undergraduate education will not be compromised. These activities are at the international level on the scale of excellence. Bogazici Universitys goals are to bring the very best, or those that are capable of being the best, faculty together with the very best students.

Research

Bogazici University identifies itself primarily as a research university. Accordingly, for graduate education and research extra resources are created and the quality of undergraduate education will not be compromised. These activities are at the international level on the scale of excellence. Bogazici Universitys goals are to bring the very best, or those that are capable of being the best, faculty together with the very best students.

PhD Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at Bogazici University!

Services

Student services

BÜREM is the counseling center for Bogaziçi University students, offering a variety of services to students including individual and group counseling.For an appointment, students have to come to BUREM and fill out an application form.Intermediate level of English is required to use individual counseling services.

Housing services

  • Accommodation in rooms (Menís Dorm, Womenís Dorm, 2.Kilyos Dorm, 1. and 2.North Dorms):
The number of students accommodated in the rooms varies. Each room has internet and telephone connection, bunk beds, closets, tables, chairs, bookshelves and a refrigerator.
  • Accommodation in apartment units (Uçaksavar Dorm, 1.Kilyos Dorm, 3.and 4.North Dorm and Superdorm):
These are small apartment units with 2 or more bedrooms, a small kitchen, bathroom and toilet. Each unit is equipped with internet and telephone connection, beds, closets, chairs, bookshelves and refrigerators; hot water is available in bathrooms.

Library services

Bogaziçi University Library is an academic library which holds a collection of around 665,000 volumes ever growing since the year 1863, having 1,000 seating capacity on 10,000 square meters of building space. The library and the study halls have wireless network access.

Medical services

There is an infirmary on the South Campus. The resident doctors have various specializations. There is a system of referrals to major hospitals in Istanbul for problems that the campus infirmary can not handle. Medical treatment is free. The infirmary provides a 24-hour service.

Student Life

Campus life

Many of the University's buildings are located on its South Campus, with the Bosphorus and the historical castle of Rumelihisar as its boundary to the east. This campus encompasses the oldest buildings of the University. The North Campus, Hisar Campus and Ucaksavar Campus contain the newer additions to the University facilities. A fourth campus, on the Asiatic side of the Bosphorus, houses the historic Kandilli Observatory which is the center of a nationwide network of seismic stations and a prominent research unit of the University. The fifth campus, the Saritepe Campus, situated on the shores of the Black Sea 20 km to the northwest of the South and North campuses.

Sports facilities

The University provides a comprehensive sports program in addition to the extra - curricular activities listed above. Soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis and rowing are extremely popular. Matches and exhibitions are held throughout the academic year. An out-doors swimming pool is open to all students, located on the South Campus. Table tennis, handball, wrestling, tracking and cross-country are also included in the sports program of the University. A sports complex including a soccer and track field and a gymnasium with all the training equipment exists on the Ucaksavar Campus. The Sports Director will be glad to provide more information on the sports program at the University to interested students.

Student clubs

  • Ataturkist Thought Club
  • Science Club
  • Computer Engineering Club
  • Bridge Club
  • Translating Club
  • Environmental Society
  • Mountaineering Club
  • Ballroom Dancing Society
  • Literature Club
  • Education and Research Club

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