Bogaziçi University Exchange, Istanbul, Turkey

The Bogaziçi University Exchange is suspended until further notice.

When it comes to Turkey, the history of the area and the passion of its people are unique in the world. Like many visitors (dating back to Alexander the Great), you could easily become entranced by this lovely country. Boston University students have the opportunity to directly enroll Bogaziçi University for a semester or academic year. All courses are taught in English.

Bogaziçi University (Bosphorus University) Located in Istanbul, the main part of this expansive campus sits on a hill overlooking the scenic Bosphorus Strait and is just minutes away from the shores of the Black Sea. Browse the Bogaziçi University course listings.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: early September to early January
    Students can make arrangements to take early exams.
  • Spring Semester: mid February to early June
  • Academic Year: early September to early June

Program participants will be notified of any changes to the program calendar.

  • Students have the option of living on campus in dormitory facilities. Arrangements for housing will be made in advance of travel to Turkey.
Application Deadlines
  • Spring Semester: September 15
  • Fall Semester: March 15

Review of applications will begin according to the following timetable. Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Download a description of the Bogaziçi University Exchange.

Program Staff

The Bogaziçi Exchange is administered by staff at Boston University. A program manager oversees the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Istanbul. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations.

Information on Bosphorus University faculty is available on their website here.