Department History


  • Computer Science graduate program is established within the Faculty of Arts & Sciences. 


  • Computer Engineering Department is established within the Faculty of Engineering.

  • Computer Engineering undergraduate program is designed to meet the requirements of IEEE/ACM Joint Curriculum Committee.

  • Acceptance of new students to Computer Science program is frozen to allocate more resources to the new program.


  • First group of students graduated in Computer Engineering undergraduate program.

  • Computer Engineering MS and PhD programs are designed and started.


  • As a result of the rapid development of the Department and the enhancement via graduate programs, the Department is moved from Computer Center to the newly completed "Educational Technology Building" .

  • Besides continuing research and education in Computer Engineering , the department organized to give service to entire University in computer literacy education and associated PC Laboratory service with the following facilities:

    • Open to the benefit of entire University 5 PC laboratories equiped with total of 60 PC's (One is furnished as pilot classroom for Computer Aided Education).

    • "Software Engineering" and "Computer Hardware" educational laboratories.

    • "Artificial Intelligence", "Computer Aided Design" and "Robotics" research laboratories.

    • A minicomputer Laboratory giving service with a 7 terminal PDP 11/23 minicomputer.


  • Both undergraduate and graduate programs are revised to comply with the new report published by IEEE/ACM joint Curriculum Committee.

  • Service courses are reorganized to give better service.. Total number of students registered in the Department reached to 360 including 57 graduate students.


  • Quality of education of the Computer Engineering Program is internationally certified by ABET acreditation board.


  • Software Engineering MSc program is started to reeducate 4 year graduates as software engineers at the graduate level to meet the high demands of industry for software professionals.


  • Computer Engineering Department reassured second time via ABET acreditation that it preserves high quality of education which was certified by the same institution 6 years ago.


  • Modernization and reinforcement of "Educational Technology Building" against earthquake hazard is completed.

  • Computer Engineering Department which the size of staff has reached to 19 full time and 8 part time faculty with 21 research and teaching assistants moved back to its renovated building from a temporary stay in Hisar kampus.


  • ABET Accreditation is renewed.


  • ABET Accreditation is renewed.


  • ABET Accreditation is renewed.

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Department of Computer Engineering, Boğaziçi University,
34342 Bebek, Istanbul, Turkey

  • Phone: +90 212 359 45 23/24
  • Fax: +90 212 2872461

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