4.1 out of 5 (140 ratings / 132 reviews) Istanbul, 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)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



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.

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

new journey
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I'm newly enrolled and the study starts at October 18th.

One day/ Day one
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I was expecting more native speaker teachers and professors considering the department im in, but other than that, all the courses that I have taken tought me how to do a lesson plan and a way to become a proper and fulfilled teacher. Besides, I am doing minor from psychology and I also would like to get opportunities to study as a master's degree abroad

Sociology Department
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Bahcesehir University Sociology program has a great variety of classes and a small campus located at the heart of Istanbul. In terms of professors, there are few classes that I actually enjoyed. Some of the classes are not very well designed and there were some oral exams that were very unnecessary for the Sociology department. In general, it is a good university and...

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