The mission of Bogazici University is to generate knowledge at global scale, to expand the scientific horizons of Turkiye and to educate individuals who will ensure the dominance of contemporary science and technology in the development of the society. To achieve this mission, Bogazici University accepts the scientific excellence at international level as a measure and aims to become a leading research and education institution of international standing.
Bogazici University identifies itself primarily as a research university. Accordingly, for graduate education and research extra resources are created and the quality of undergraduate education will not be compromised. These activities are at the international level on the scale of excellence. Bogazici University’s goals are to bring the very best, or those that are capable of being the best, faculty together with the very best students.
The goal of the Institute of Environmental Sciences is to prepare professional environmental scientists, engineers and researchers who can deal with the complexities of environmental problems, propose scientifically and economically meaningful solutions, develop recommendations for sound policies, and devise means to implement the policies adopted. Furthermore, the Institute aims to emphasize the importance of appropriate environmental technologies, intending to act as a leader institution for developing countries.