Bahcesehir University Foundation



BAU was established in 1998 as a foundation university by Bahcesehir Ugur Educational Institutions. The university’s main campus is located in Besiktas at the heart of Istanbul across the Boshporus, which is a strategic location where European and Asian continents meet. There are 3 more campuses located at various locations in the city. Currently BAU has 25.480 students 16% of which are international students. BAU pursues an ambitious plan to rank among the top 500 universities around the World and to become one of the leading universities in the South-Eastern Europe and MENA region with its strong academic staff, research and educational infrastructure at international level, education-abroad opportunities and modern infrastructure. BAU provides educational opportunities at a large scale ranging from certificate programs and undergraduate to postgraduate degree programs including both Master’s and doctoral degree programs.