Bahçeşehir Cyprus University (BAU Cyprus) initiated education in the 2017-2018 academic year
after receiving permission from local authorities for its establishment in 2016 to offer outstanding
educational programmes and to provide an embracing environment for academic creativity and the
development of leadership skills, instilling the concept of social responsibility, while respecting
diversity and multicultural understanding. BAU Cyprus is officially recognised by the Turkish Higher
Education Council (YOK) in Turkey, while all the programmes are accredited by the National
Education and the Higher Education Accreditation Commission (YODAK) of the Turkish Republic of
To constantly renew itself, both personally and professionally, approach problems with a solution-oriented approach, respect human rights and diversity, be sensitive to nature and all living things around it, have a high awareness of social responsibility, be sensitive to local problems, have international competencies, be respectful to ethical and professional values, and be a university that educates broad-minded individuals who are open to multi-disciplined approaches and provides a world-class education in light of independent thinking.