Istanbul

Boğaziçi University

Boğaziçi University is a public university in Istanbul, Turkey. Boğaziçi is located on the European banks of the famous Bosphorus strait. It was founded in 1863.

Boğaziçi University has in previous years not hosted a conference during spring break, but we are happy to announce that starting this year, the university will be hosting a conference again!

Academic Programming

Academic sessions are led by prominent leaders who study inequality and urban transformation in Turkey.

Cultural Activities

Activities in years past have included visits to religious and historical sites like Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque, strolls along the Bosphorus, city views from the Sapphire Terrace, walking tours of the Galata and Bebek neighborhoods, and scavenger hunts around the city.

Social Events

Social events include going to a Turkish bath house, learning Turkish traditional dance, and shopping at the city's various bazaars.