Bahçeşehir University

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Bahçeşehir University (BAU)
Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi (BAU)
Building details
Bahcesehir University (front view).png
Motto
İstanbul'un Kalbinde Bir Dünya Üniversitesi
Motto in English
A world university in the heart of Istanbul
TypePrivate
Established1998
RectorProf. Dr. Şirin Karadeniz
Students17,048
Undergraduates10.137
Postgraduates4716 (including doctoral students)
Location,
CampusBeşiktaş Campus,

Galata Campus,

Göztepe Campus,

Şişli Campus (Vocational School),

Şişli Campus (Preparatory School),

Berlin Campus[1]

Hong Kong Campus[2]

Rome Campus[3]

Boston Campus[4]

Washington, DC Campus[5]

Silicon Valley Campus[6]

Cologne Campus[7]

Toronto Campus[8]
LanguageEnglish, Turkish
Colors  Blue,   White
Websitebahcesehir.edu.tr
Bahçeşehir University logo horizontal.svg

Bahçeşehir University (BAU) is a private educational institution in Turkey, located at the European side of Istanbul. The Turkish National Assembly authorized the establishment of the University of Bahçeşehir by the Bahçeşehir Uğur Education Foundation in 1998. An academic and strategic protocol was signed shortly after (February 1998) with San Diego State University in California, USA. The enrollment of the first students was made after the first placement exam (ÖSYS) in the 1999–2000 academic year.[9] The university is one of the few universities in Turkey which has its lectures in English and therefore students applying to BAU are required to have high English proficiency.

The university consists of 8 faculties, 1 school of languages and 2 vocational schools. Four institutes provides post-graduate education. There are 17,048 registered students studying at the university. The number of undergraduate students is 10,137 and the number of graduate students is 4,716. The number of associate degree students is 1072. Some 1047 academicians lecture at the university and 506 administrative personnel work at the university. There are 4 campuses in Istanbul. Bahçeşehir University Library, which is established on a 1400-meter-square field renders service with 250,000 publications, books and electronic books. Five different café and restaurants render service on the campus. The total audience capacity of the conference hall is 1000.

Bahçeşehir University was given the "Superbrands of Turkey" award in 2007.

Bahçeşehir Uğur Educational Institutions own 35 kindergartens, 18 elementary and 47 high schools, and 177 private educational centers in Turkey. The current rector is Prof. Dr. Şirin Karadeniz.[10]

Rankings and international recognition[edit]

It is considered one of the best privately owned universities in Turkey and is found on the list of top 20 Universities in Turkey.

The University has 6 campuses outside of Turkey. Two in the US (Washington DC and Boston), 1 in Canada (Toronto), 1 in Italy (Rome), 1 in Germany (Berlin) and 1 in China (Hong Kong). The university has more than 193 international partners and has cooperations with world known universities like Harvard University (US). have 3 different campuses in Turkey in Istanbul

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Academic units[edit]

Faculty of Law[edit]

Dean : Prof. Ayşe Nuhoğlu

  • Faculty of Law

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Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences[edit]

Dean : Prof. İpek Altınbaşak Farina

  • American Culture and Literature
  • European Union Relations
  • Economics
  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Logistic Management
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Sociology
  • Psychology

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Faculty of Communication[edit]

Dean : Prof. Hasan Kemal Suher

  • Digital Game Design
  • Photography and Video
  • Communication Design
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Cinema and Television
  • New Media

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Faculty of Architecture and Design[edit]

Dean : Prof. Sema Soygeniş

  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Industrial Product Design

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Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences[edit]

Dean: Prof. Nafiz Arıca

  • Computer Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Management Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Mathematical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Software Engineering

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Faculty of Health Sciences[edit]

Dean : Prof. Fatma Eti Aslan

  • Audiology
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Management of Health Institutes

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Faculty of Medicine[edit]

Dean : Prof. Türker Kılıç

  • Basic Sciences
  • Clinical Medical Sciences
  • Surgical Sciences

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Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences[edit]

Graduate Programs

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Bioengineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy and Environment Management
  • Energy Systems Operation and Technologies
  • Engineering Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Technologies
  • Interior Design
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Sound Technologies
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Urban Systems and Transportation Management

Ph.D Programs

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • History, Theory and Criticism in Design (Architecture)

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Graduate School of Social Sciences[edit]

Graduate Programs

  • e-MBA / Distance Learning MBA
  • Executive MBA
  • Financial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Global Affairs
  • Advanced Acting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Public Law
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Global Affairs
  • Global Business and Marketing
  • Global Politics and International Relations
  • MBA
  • Accounting and International Reporting
  • Game Design
  • Private Law
  • Marketing Communications and Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Advertising and Brand Communication Management
  • Capital Markets and Finance
  • Capital Markets and Commercial Law
  • Film and Television
  • Sports Management
  • Strategic Marketing and Brand Management
  • History
  • Distance Education Global Politics and International Relations
  • Management Information Systems

Ph.D Programs

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Public Law
  • Private Law
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Cinema and Media Research
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Interior Design

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Vocational School[edit]

  • Computer Programming
  • Foreign Trade
  • Mechatronics
  • Maritime Transportation and Management
  • Private Security and Protection

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English Preparatory School[edit]

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Bahçeşehir University's CO-OP Program[edit]

CO-OP which stands for “Cooperative Education Program“ is an education model that integrates university and business life. CO-OP's purpose is to unify education and working life. Students continue to their education while gaining work experience with this model. There are 1500 local and 150 international partners in CO-OP.[23]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-30. Retrieved 2015-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-08-09. Retrieved 2015-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-08-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ http://international.bahcesehir.edu.tr/bau-cologne/[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ http://capitalenglishsolutions.com/
  9. ^ About University
  10. ^ Bahçeşehir University in Numbers
  11. ^ http://www.bahcesehir.edu.tr/icerik/12365-bau-and-harvard-university-join-their-forces
  12. ^ "Faculty of Law :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  13. ^ "Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  14. ^ "Faculty of Communication :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  15. ^ "Faculty of Architecture and Design :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  16. ^ "Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  17. ^ "Faculty of Health Sciences :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  18. ^ "Faculty of Medicine :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  19. ^ "Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-22.
  20. ^ "Graduate School of Social Sciences :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  21. ^ "Vocational School :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  22. ^ "School of Foreign Languages :: BAU - Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi". www.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-23.
  23. ^ "CO-OP | My Campus Is My Office". coop.bahcesehir.edu.tr. Retrieved 2015-08-23.

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Coordinates: 41°02′30″N 29°00′34″E / 41.04167°N 29.00944°E / 41.04167; 29.00944