Bahçeşehir University (BAU)
Known for the slogan “THE UNIVERISTY AT THE HEART OF ISTANBUL”
BAHCESEHIR University is considered without a doubt the best private University in Turkey
BAHCESEHIR University is located in Besiktas in the European part of Istanbul city
BAU was established in 1998, and is distinguished by the exchange programs the university offers to academic team and students between several universities around the globe including; New York University, Harvard University, Stanford University, Berlin University
BAU is also considered an international University as it possesses multiple campuses around the world.
The University main campus is located in Istanbul and it has campuses in:
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus – Hong Kong – Roma – Boston – Berlin – Washington – Toronto.
BAU provides its programs in both English and Turkish languages and a preparatory year to learn the language of program within the university’s campus
BAU also provides summer schools for its students for all the programs taught at the university
BAU IN NUMBERS:
- 1200 academic & 600 administrative members
- more than 5000 international students in BAU Istanbul campus from 80 different country
- 18000 undergraduates & 7000 graduates
- BAU has 6 campuses in different parts of Istanbul
- Provides more than 100 different programs within 9 faculties, 2 vocational schools and 4 graduate schools.
- Partnership with more than 180 Universities around the globe.
WHAT MAKES BAHCESEHIR UNIVERSITY A DISTINCT EDUCATION BRAND
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION & ACCREDITATION
- (ABET) the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, American engineering accreditation organization for engineering and technology fields
- (EUA) The European University Association (EUA) represents more than 800 universities and national rectors’ conferences in 48 European countries.
- (IAU) The International Association of Universities, created under the auspices of UNESCO in 1950, is a membership-based organization serving the global higher education.
- (FUIW) Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World
- (NAAB) National Architectural Accrediting Board
- (IFI) the International Federation of Interior Architects
- (YÖK) the Commission for Higher Education in Turkey
- (EUPRERA) The European Public Relations Education and Research Association
- (ECREA) European Communication Research and Education Association
- (Euro-Inf-Label) The Euro-Inf Quality Label which is awarded to degree programs at Bachelor’s and Master’s level that comply with the Euro-Inf Framework Standards and Accreditation
- (ASEE) American Society of Engineering Education
- (ASIIN) is a recognized German and European accreditation agency in Engineering, Informatics Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- (FIBAA) The Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation
and several other unions and associations
full list of Bahcesehir University accreditations is available here
In 2019, Bahçeşehir University (BAU) was ranked the 5th in general ranking among Turkish universities involved in the ranking according to Times Higher Education (THE), the most prestigious ranking institution.
Bahçeşehir University (BAU) includes over 50 different student clubs that provide several activities for its students like photography, music, sports, social activities and many more.