Bogaziçi University (Istanbul)


Bogaziçi University (Istanbul) is a universitywide partner in Istanbul, Turkey.

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Social media



A Day at Boğaziçi (YouTube)

Academic calendar

Semester I: last week of September - 2nd week of January
Semester II: 2nd week of February - 2nd week of June

Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of September for Semester I and the 1st week of February for Semester II.

Exams take place early January for Semester I and late May until early June for Semester II.

Academic calendar


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

  • A TOEFL or IELTS test

More information about the language requirement

Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas, except psychology

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Bogaziçi University offers incoming students on-campus dormitories, but exchange students also have the option of finding off-campus housing. 

See the website for more information

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around €800 per month, depending on accommodation and lifestyle. (Estimate from 2022)

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

6 places per year


Selection was necessary last year.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.