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Bogaziçi University (Turkish: Bogaziçi Üniversitesi) is one of the most prominent educational institutions in Turkey. The university is located on the European side of the Bosphorus in Istanbul (hence the name, which means 'Bosphorus University'). The institution currently known as Bogaziçi University was established in 1971 on the campus of Robert College, which, in turn, was established in 1863 as the first American school outside of the United States.
Established 1863 as Robert College
1971 as Bogaziçi University 
Type State 
President Ayse Soysal (interim president) 
Staff 940 
Undergraduates 8,582 
Postgraduates 2,305 
Location Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey 
Campus Urban, 96 acres/39 ha 
Athletics 41 varsity teams 
Nickname Bogaziçi 
Website www.boun.edu.tr 
Public transit access Bogaziçi Üniversitesi (IETT stop) 


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