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.

Top reasons to study here

  • The first thing that will strike your eye when you enter our university will be the large number of foreign students.
  • The central location and international power.
  • A chance to receive education from very different points.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (12)
Engineering & Technology (8)
Computer Science & IT (5)
Education & Training (5)
Social Sciences (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Humanities (2)



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

Apply through Studyportals

Why Apply to this University?

  • Ever since the university was founded, students from over 160 countries graduated from Bahcesehir.

  • Over 30 English-taught Masters from disciplines like Business Management, Marketing, Electrical Engineering, Cyber Security, Psychology, Neuroscience, or Architecture.

  • Teachers from relevant industries share insights into real world issues.

  • The university is located in the city centre of Istanbul, with campuses close to cultural and business centres.

  • Courses at the university start in September and February each year.

  • Master’s degrees at Bahcesehir University usually take 2 years to complete.

  • Tuition fees start at around 5000 EUR /year for all international students. Costs may change over time.

  • The university cooperates with over 1, 800 companies around the world offers students the opportunity to develop work experience while studying.

Why Apply through Studyportals?

As a trusted application partner of BAU we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.

How to Apply?

Select a programme offered by BAU and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.


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.

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.

Student Reviews

BAU Opportunuties
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Bahcesehir University (BAU) provides so many international options to students. It has global campuses in all around the world. And it also gives a chance to students to make changes. Students' ideas can take part of the role of changing the system. Students have so many club oppurtunuties that students can join and improve themselves.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I like the opportunities my university provide. We have lots of campuses all around the world. It makes easy to improve your foreign languages also raise communication skills with other.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I would recommend my university as it is a fast growing student friendly institution in the middle of Istanbul.