Bogazici University (Istanbul)

Bogazici University is an exchange destination for bachelor students of Utrecht University School of GOVERNANCE


Student experiences

Read about the student experiences.    


General information for exchange students

Course information

Basic information about living in Istanbul




Academic calendar

Semester I (Fall Semester): approximately mid-September - January
Semester II: (Spring Semester): mid- February - early June

Academic Calendar


Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in English is required. 

  • A TOEFL or IELTS test, or a letter from your home university certifying B2 or higher level of proficiency.

More information about the language requirement

Areas of study open for exchange students

Exchange students must take a minimum of 2 courses from host department (the Faculty of Political Sciences).

Courses at Master level

No (Bachelor courses only).

Estimated living costs per month

No information available.

You can apply for an Erasmus+ grant.   


Residence permit



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

Additional information

Places available: Maximum of 2 students, each for a semester.

Please note the following: Once you have been selected and you are starting your application at Bogazici University, you are asked to hand in a letter of recommendation from a professor or another faculty member. You can retrieve this letter at the International Exchange Office. 

Studeren in het buitenland voor USBO studenten

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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