Boğaziçi University is a public university located on the European side of the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul, Turkey. It has four faculties and two schools offering undergraduate degrees, and six institutes offering graduate degrees. Founded in 1863, it is the first American higher education institution founded outside the United States, having strong ties to the American educational system through Robert College. Boğaziçi University is the only Turkish university among first 200 universities worldwide according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2013-2014.

The mission of Boğaziçi University in Executive Education Abroad Programs is organizing customized programs collaborating with abroad universities for graduates, EMBA students, and Turkish executives at large.


The McCombs School of Business, one of the first established business schools in the nation, graduated its first class in 1922 and is among the preeminent business schools in the world. More than 200 faculty teach 6,000 students each year and engage in original research both independently and through the school’s 14 research centers. McCombs is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge of critical significance for industry and society. The School ranked #13 in the most recent Financial Times survey of the country’s top MBA programs and #45 globally. With strength in all major business disciplines, it is especially known for innovative programs in technology, leadership, entrepreneurship and accounting and for partnerships with leading corporations around the world.


The reputation of our outstanding faculty is world-renowned. As a major state university, we have a large and distinguished faculty. The professors who teach in our executive programs are selected from the top 20% of the faculty and are operating at the leading edge of their business discipline. They are full-time professors in the McCombs School of Business who teach in the University’s Executive MBA programs and who regularly participate in the many executive programs offered by the School in the U.S. and abroad. They conduct leading-edge research and are actively engaged in consulting with world-class companies. All are creative and dynamic teachers, passionate about teaching, and always challenging the class with real-world, timely issues and projects.