Bahçeşehir University (BAU) is a private educational institution in Istanbul. It consists of eight faculties, one School of Languages and two vocational schools. Four institutes provide postgraduate education. There are 13,000 students, 1,047 academics and 506 administrative personnel at the university, and more than 193 international partners. As a member of BAU Global Network, BAU allows students to continue their education in campuses overseas and provides all support related to the programmes. BAU aims to educate students who are committed to promoting the rights of others, who are considerate and appreciative of human differences, and of the constructive expression of ideas.