Boğaziçi among the top 200 universities in the world
Boğaziçi University is the only Turkish university among the top 200 universities in the Best Global Universities Rankings for 2018 produced by US News & World Report.US News & World Report issued their Best Global Universities Rankings on October 25, 2017. Boğaziçi University ranked 190th in the global ranking; with a global score of 58.3, it is the best among Turkish universities.
Prof. Edhem Eldem, from the Department of History at Boğaziçi University, has been recently elected to the International Chair of Turkish and Ottoman History at France’s prestigious Collège de France. He is expected to lecture and conduct research in this institutional context for a period of five years.
Sir Ian McKellan, widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors in the world, taught a memorable “master class” at Boğaziçi University on April 7, 2017. He was the guest of BU Mithat Alam Film Center, in cooperation with IKSV (Istanbul Culture and Arts Foundation) and the British Council. In an interview held at Albert Long Hall, McKellan met with the Boğaziçi community, talked about the parts he has had in films and plays, and answered their questions.
Ever since Spring 2016, Boğaziçi University has been offering “Public Lectures” within the framework of BU+ activities, with the contribution of Boğaziçi University Center for Life Sciences and Technologies. Currently, the fourth of the lecture series is going on, in collaboration with Beşiktaş Municipality and support from Boğaziçi University Lifelong Learning Center (BÜYEM).