Bosporus, University of the

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Bosporus, University of the

Bosporus, University of the, at İstanbul, Turkey; opened 1863 as Robert College, with funds contributed by Christopher R. Robert and other Americans for the higher education of Turkish men. Its name was changed in 1971. It has faculties of engineering, arts and sciences, economics and administrative science, and education. There are affiliated institutes of biomedical engineering and earthquake research and a school of foreign languages. Instruction is in Turkish and English.
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Born on 1952 in Istanbul, Pamuk had originally devoted himself to architecture, his parents dream for him, though his priorities shifted upon graduating the American Robert College in Istanbul as a journalist, though he never worked as one.
After graduating from the secular American Robert College in Istanbul, he studied architecture at Istanbul Technical University, then went on to graduate with a degree in journalism from Istanbul University (but never worked as a journalist).

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