Bahçeşehir University (BAU) is a private educational institution in Turkey, located at the European side of Istanbul. The Turkish National Assembly authorized the establishment of the University of Bahçeşehir by the Bahçeşehir Uğur Education Foundation in 1998.
The university consists of 8 faculties, 1 school of languages and 2 vocational schools 4 Institutes provides post graduate education. There are 4 campuses in Istanbul. Bahçeşehir University Library, which is established on 1.400 meter square field renders service with 250.000 publications, books and electronic books. 5 different café and restaurants render service in the campus. The total audience capacity of the conference hall is 1000.