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  • Locations: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Columbia applicants only
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 10/01/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 03/15/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English Program Type: Direct Enrollment in Foreign University
Program Advisor:
Laura Paine Schiff: Eligibility - Home School: Columbia College, Columbia SEAS
Travel Warning:
There is a current US Travel Warning to this Country. Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Program Description:


TurkeyBogazici University is available as an exchange program for Columbia students offered during the fall, spring, and academic year.  Students live in dormitories on campus with other Turkish students.

Academic Program

Bogazici University, one of the most prominent universities  in Turkey, is located on the east side of Istanbul. This program is an exchange between Columbia and Bogaziçi Universities. The university has four faculties:  engineering, arts and sciences, economics and administrative sciences, and education. Currently there are over 900 faculty and close to 11,000 students. On this exchange program students have an excellent opportunity to experience living in Turkey and studying alongside Turkish students.

Program Features

Students on the Bogazici program live in dormitories on campus with other Turkish students.

The university has a wide variety of student clubs in which exchange students can participate including the Mithat Film Center, state of the art sports complexes, and a variety of student run clubs and organizations.


All students should consult the OGP eligibility page to ensure that they meet all specific academic requirements for each school (CC, GS, SEAS) to study abroad.

Application Instructions

There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.