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Bosphorus University

Address: Bebek, 34342 Beşiktaş / İstanbul, Turkey

Description Bosphorus University

  • Established: 1863
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Rating: 512
  • Language of instruction: English.

Bosphorus University (Boğaziçi University, BU) was founded in 1863 and is a higher educational institution in Turkey. About 11,000 students study at the university, 7% of whom are foreign citizens. BU is one of the top 5 universities in the country and is part of the network of educational institutions of the European University Association (EUA).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Bosphorus University

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Undergraduate

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4 years.

Bachelor's study programs are implemented at 4 faculties:

  • economics and Management
  • Engineering
  • Pedagogical
  • Arts and Sciences.

Master

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

The university curriculum allows you to get a master's degree in art or science by choosing a program at one of the BU institutions:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Science and technology
  • Environmental science
  • The modern history of Turkey.

Accommodation, housing and food

The university provides its students with the opportunity to live in a residence of both mixed and separate types. The hostels are equipped with everything necessary for living and education.

The cost of living is 21 $ / month.

Events Bosphorus University

The university provides ample opportunities for sports (aerobics, aikido, fencing, etc.)

In their free time, students can attend theatrical performances, philharmonic, and exhibitions.

The educational institution organized student interest clubs:

  • scientific
  • dance
  • literary
  • sailing
  • Economics and management.

Advantages

  • Students can participate in scholarship programs of the university, which will reduce the tuition fee
  • BU is included in the European exchange program Erasmus + and Global Exchange
  • University students have the opportunity to undergo a 3-month internship in European companies under the Erasmus + Mobility program.

Equipment Bosphorus University

The main campus of the institution is located in the prestigious area of Istanbul - Belek. The university infrastructure includes its own library, research centers, laboratories and an industrial park.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university is divided into semesters. Autumn semester begins in September, spring in February.

Additional expenses:

  • Charge per appeal = $ 112
  • The cost of living in Istanbul = $ 382 -764 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter BU, you must provide:

  • A copy of the education certificate notarized and translated into Turkish / English
  • SAT Reasoning Test exam results (65 points; math 35.5) / ÖSYS exam results (from 460 points)
  • Certificate in English (TOEFL / IELTS / BUEPT)
  • Official school grading sheet (transcription) with stamp and confirmation
  • A statement of purpose in English (justification for choosing a specific program)
  • Copy of passport
  • A receipt for the payment of the application fee.

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Bosphorus University reviews

Natalia
I am interested in a master's degree in Istanbul without writing a final work. I am 32 years old, I have a diploma of economist from the Lobachevsky State University from 2010. Interested in the direction of management or contemporary art
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Julia
The university has an MBA PROGRAM IN MANAGEMENT, designed for 3 semesters. There are no specializations in art.
kolperts hon
How many IELTS scores are required?
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SMAPSE Education
Good day! Requirements for admission IELTS 6.5. Best regards, Smapse Education.
kolperts hon
Hello, I have a question about the university, I would like to ask them a couple of questions and they have an email @ boun.tr as I understood this only for the students, how can I contact them?
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SMAPSE Education
Good day! Please check your mail, we have sent you information. Best regards, Smapse Education.
Khadar mohamed
I want faculty economic or financial management
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SMAPSE Education
Dear Khadar. Thank you very much for contacting us. Please check your email box, we have sent you some questions to clarify your request. Best wishes, Smapse Education.
Muhammad Uzaif
I wanna take admission in hotel management cource
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Manager SMAPSE
Good afternoon! With this question, you better contact the university directly. Have a nice day!
Mahabbat
Can I study in Turkish?
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Smapse
Good day! Please contact the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Ravan
Hello! When is the bachelor's application deadline?
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Smapse Manager
Good afternoon! For admission and transfer questions, please contact the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Zhanel
Hello, I am currently in my second year and can I make a transfer to the Bosphorus University?
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Manager SMAPSE
Good afternoon! For admission and transfer questions, please contact the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Asel
I want to go to BU.
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Manager Smaps
Good afternoon, Asel. You need to choose the language of instruction, pass the international language proficiency exam and contact the university admissions office directly to find out the requirements for passing the exams.
Altyngul
Hello, how can I enter without exams? I live in Istanbul, but I don't know what to do? What documents are needed, you can help.
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Manager SMAPSE
Good afternoon! For admission questions, please contact the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Nurai
Is SAT required for international students?
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Manager SMAPSE
Good afternoon! For admission questions, please contact the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Muazzam
I like to study in this wonderful university
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Manager SMAPSE
That's great! For admission, please ask the university directly http://www.boun.edu.tr/en_US
Tomiris
Is there a faculty of restaurant business
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Daria Smapse
Good afternoon. You can write your request to our specialists at mail@smapse.ru. We will be happy to help!
Anar
Hello! Is there an English-taught law school?
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Manager
Unfortunately no. A detailed list can be found at the link http://www.boun.edu.tr/en-US/Content/Academic/Undergraduate_Catalogue
Medina Duisenaliyeva
Hello, are there any foundation programs?
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Daria Smapse
Good afternoon. Please send a request to smapse@mail.ru
Aziz
What if I am a citizen of another country but I graduated from a Turkish lyceum in Turkey? What exams will I have?
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Daria Smapse
Good afternoon. Please write a request to mail@smapse.ru, indicate your phone number, and our specialists will contact you as soon as possible.
Alesya
Hello! And if, for example, you know Turkish, do you still need to apply TOEFL?
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Julia
If the study programs are offered in English, then in any case you will need to pass international examinations in English - TOEFL or IELTS.
Aelita
I want to go to Turkey
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Smapse Manager
Good afternoon. We can offer this university in Turkey - http://smapse.ru/yasar-university/
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