Important announcement on latest Covid-19 precautions

19 November 2020

Dear members of the University,

In line with the Ministry of Internal Affairs Circular issued subsequent to the decisions taken at the Presidential Cabinet Meeting on 17.11.2020, the Rectorate has decided to implement the following measures to prevent the spread of Covid 19 on our campuses.

1.      All classes held face-to-face on campus as well as all BÜYEM trainings will continue online until 31 December 2020.

2.      Our university dining halls will only provide take-away service, and it will not be possible to share a table in the cafeteria.

Regarding food cafeterias

3 April 2020

Effective 4.4.2020, campus food cafeterias will operate as follows:

Kuzey, Güney, Kandilli and Kilyos Campus cafeterias will serve lunch during weekdays as usual. Kuzey Campus cafeteria will continue serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner for weekdays and weekends whereas Kilyos and Kandilli Campus cafeterias will only serve lunch and dinner.

Kilyos and Kandilli Campus students and staff can pre-collect breakfast packages when they arrive for dinner service.

Güney Campus cafeteria will be closed during weekdays and continue lunch and dinner service during weekdays.

Message from the Rector - 31 March 2020

31 March 2020

Dear Students,

I am writing to inform you about the rigorous measures we are taking at Boğaziçi to deal with the COVID-19 threat and to brief you about the distance-education phase that will begin on 6 April. These measures were stepped up on 11 March, and we have been working ever harder since then. Our actions can be summarised under four main headings:

1.     Taking precautions to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading and from reaching our university,

Domestic and International Travel Registry Form (Faculty and Staff only)

14 March 2020

Due to emerging concerns related to the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we strongly discourage any personal domestic or international trips until a further notice. Nevertheless, if it is absolutely necessary to travel, you must register your travel by filling out this form and attach it below to the online EBYS leave application form.

Regarding COVID19 Practices

13 March 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in addition to the practices announced earlier, the following ones will be implemented by our University on the basis of  the decisions taken by the Higher Education Council (YÖK) on 13 March 2020:

1. With the exception of the rector, vice-rectors, deans, and school directors, all academic and administrative personnel who are over the age of 60, have a disability, are pregnant or document their chronic illness will be considered on administrative leave. Other academic and administrative staff will be able to use annual leave upon request.