Bahçeşehir University (BAU)

4.1 out of 5 (162 ratings / 150 reviews) Sisli, Turkey
Bahçeşehir University expects to be the leading force regionally and nationally in the enhancement of knowledge. Bahceşehir University aims to educate students who are committed to promoting respect for the rights of others, who are considerate and appreciative of human differences, and of the constructive expression of ideas.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Medicine & Health (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



Bahçeşehir University was founded by Bahçeşehir-Uğur Education Foundation on 18.01. 1998 in Istanbul.


As a higher education institution dedicated to teaching, research, and service to our society, the mission of Bahceşehir University is to educate the leading work force of future who have an inquiring mind and a critical thinking ability; are sensitive to local and global issues; achieve international standards; contribute to scientific, technological, and cultural knowledge; are strong supporters of universal ideas and values

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Student services

The International Office welcomes and assists international students during the application and admission process, and throughout their entire stay in Istanbul. It is the meeting point for students of all nationalities, where students from around the world come together to share cultures, experiences and ideas. The International Center assists students in navigating BAU’s multinational, multicultural academic environment, and provides a space where students can get to know one another, bond with fellow students, and develop a better understanding of the wide range of cultural backgrounds represented by BAU international students.

Housing services

UniHall Students’ Dormitory, located within Bahçeşehir University’s Kemerburgaz Campus, encompasses an area of 4000m2 indoor space. The UniHall Students’ Dormitory, which will be accommodating exclusively (English) Prep School students at first, consists of 12 blocks and has been designed to accommodate 400 students. 

Library services

Barbaros Library supports educational and research programs of Bahçeşehir University and allows its users to access to the right information within the shortest time. The library aims to offer support and convenience for all scientific researches and activities in order to meet academic information needs of the family of Bahçeşehir University as well as external users.

Student Life

Campus life

The slogan “At the heart of Istanbul” is suitable for a university like Bahcesehir University (BAU). With its main campus on the edge of the Bosphorus in Besiktas each day begins early with rapid mobility and continues throughout the day. Moreover, it is possible to encounter an event at almost every part of the university.


Bahçeşehir Cyprus University English Preparatory School successfully passed the quality inspection process carried out by “Pearson Assured”, an internationally recognized quality assurance and accreditation system developed by the world's largest educational solutions company and was accredited as of December 1, 2020.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My experience in the university is extraordinary

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I always trıed to do my best and didn't give up.

Give a girl a chance to show the world why woman should rule the world
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Its was amazing it was cut off by corona like most of us

Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey

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