Bogaziçi University

Year of foundation: 1863
Approx. number of students: 12,300
Period of study: Early September-Mid December; Early February-End May
MCI partner since: 2014

The City


Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey with a population of 12.6 million. Istanbul is the cultural and financial center of Turkey. It is located on the Bosphorus Strait and encompasses the natural harbor known as the Golden Horn, in the northwest of the country.
It extends both on the Europe (Thrace) and on the Asia (Anatolia) side of the Bosphorus, and is thereby the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. The city was chosen as joint European Capital of Culture for 2010.

The University


Boğaziçi University is a public university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul.. It has four faculties and two schools offering undergraduate degrees, and six institutes offering graduate degrees. Founded in 1863, it is the first American higher education institution founded outside the United States, having strong ties to the American educational system through Robert College. Boğaziçi University consistently ranks highest in Turkey, having the most number of applicants via the YGS-LYS Turkish university entrance examinations. This allows Boğaziçi University to attract many of the highest scoring students;[4] as well as having the most preferred applied science, education, engineering, and social science programs in Turkey. The language of instruction is English. Boğaziçi University is the only Turkish university among first 200 universities worldwide according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2013-2014

http://www.boun.edu.tr/en-US/Index

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