Bahçeşehir University was founded in 1998 as a non-profit university and is considered one of the most important institutions of higher education in Turkey
The total number of students enrolled in the university is 25,000 students, 3,000 out of them are international students.
The staff consist of 1,047 professors and lecturers, and 506 administrative staff. The University has 4 campuses distributed in different areas in Istanbul as follows: (Bişiktaş – Galate – şişli – Gurtepe)
The study at the University is in English, as some specialties are available in Turkish
Bahçeşehir University welcomes its students from 80 different countries around the world. It cooperates with 36 partner universities from 193 different countries. The university is a partner in many student exchange programs with more than 160 international partners (North America, Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East) and has training partnerships with many institutions in Turkey and abroad.
The library of the university has 250,000 books and publications.
Bahçeşehir University was awarded the Super Brand Turkey Award in 2007-2008
The University is located in a distinguished place at the center of Istanbul in the European side, with a short distance from cultural and social events centers.
Ughur Educational Institutions related to the university have 55 nursery schools, 58 primary schools, 131 secondary schools and 71 private educational institutions in Turkey.