Bosphorus University has its roots in Robert College, the first American institution established outside the boundaries of the United States. With the transfer of the Robert College site to the Turkish government and its formal establishment 1971, Bosphorus University became the direct heir to the excellent facilities of Robert College and to its distinguished tradition of academic excellence.The University consists of four campuses. Exchange students pursue coursework on the picturesque South Campus, with the Bosphorus Strait and the historical castle of Rumelihisar as eastern boundaries. This campus is the site of the University's most historic buildings.
The academic program includes four faculties, six institutes (offering graduate programs), the School of Foreign Languages, the School of Applied Disciplines, and the School of Advanced Vocational Studies. The University's four faculties include Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Economics and Administrative Sciences, and Education. Courses are taught in English and many faculty members teach in more than one department, which promotes an interdisciplinary approach in many courses. Undergraduate disciplines include chemistry, history, mathematics, philosophy, physics, psychology, sociology, molecular biology and genetics, Turkish language and literature, western languages and literature, economics, management, political science and international relations, education, engineering management information systems, and foreign languages.
Hiram students who would like to apply as an exchange student to Bogazici University may apply through the Hiram Study Abroad Office by completing the exchange application and making an appointment with the Exchange Director in Hinsdale 139.
Fees and Tuition: Students participating in the exchange, pay tuition to their home institution. All other costs and fees are the responsibility of the student and should be paid to various vendors or college/university.
Bogazici University students who would like to apply as an exchange student to Hiram College must contact the Study Abroad/Exchange Director (), listing your name as it appears on your passport, date of birth, and country of residence, when you would like to attend, your current class status (freshman, sophomore, junior), and area of interest.