TURKEY: Istanbul


Semester & Academic Year

The program in Istanbul, Turkey is currently suspended due to safety concerns. KEI will restart the program after the situation improves. Contact a KEI Program Manager for more information.

The semester and academic year curriculum offers a wide selection of courses (in English). Courses are taught at Bahcesehir University (BAU). Students can enroll in up to 15 credits per semester. The Turkish Language course is required for students with no proficiency in Turkish. All other courses are optional.


Credit and transcripts for courses issued by Bahcesehir University (accredited in Turkey) and Lincoln University (accredited in USA) or University at Albany, State University of New York (accredited in the USA).


Bahcesehir University (BAU), founded in 1998, is dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university is accredited by the Ministry of Education to award Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. The campus is situated in historic Istanbul, on the European side at the Bosporus strait.