Bahcesehir University - BAU • Istanbul, Turkey
Bahçeşehir University (BAU) was founded in 1998. The university is a private educational institution that is based in the beautiful city of Istanbul, Turkey. It was given the “Superbrands of Turkey” award in 2017. The university is home to 9 faculties, 1 language school, 2 vocational schools, as well as 4 institutes for postgraduate education. BAU is one of the few schools in Turkey that holds lectures in English, making it a truly international school. Many foreign students study at BAU, they come from near and far to follow one of the excellent degree programmes at Bahçeşehir University. It is not only a dynamic, vibrant learning environment, but also an international communication exchange. Most foreign students come from China, the US, France and South Korea to benefit from the school's international outlook. The school works closely together with academic partners across the globe; “BAU GLOBAL” gives students the chance to take a course in their area of study at one of its centres in either Istanbul, Berlin, Rome or Washington DC, as well as to apply for BAU's summer abroad programmes. At BAU, students can study at undergraduate and graduate level. Currently, 17,487 undergraduate students and 8,405 are enrolled in programmes at BAU. Associate degree students are also represented, at the moment 1,318 of them are studying at BAU. The faculty is made up of 1,047 academic staff and 506 administrative personnel. The school is spread across 4 campuses in Istanbul, delivering over 100 programmes. As mentioned before, BAU has numerous international partners, more than 193 to be exact. The modern campus has a large library, as well as five different cafés and restaurants. BahçeşehirUğur Educational Institutions is well-known and appreciated by companies and business and individuals alike. It owns 35 kindergartens, 18 elementary and 47 high schools, and 177 private educational centres, all of which are based in Turkey.