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ABOUT US

SPORTS COMMITTEE

 

“A sound mind in a sound body” ,  was the key phrase for Sports Committee. The association traces its roots to a society formed in 1896 by sportsmen in the college called Athletics Associations. These athletes brought the concept of “organization”  to student groups by making the first inter-college athleticism festival in Turkey, Field Day, real. Other than that Athletics Associations generally dealt with the sports branches of the college and became the bridge between the teams and the school throughout its existence. Sportsmanship Brotherhood, on the other hand, is a kind of fraternity which is based on a rough hierarchy yet, not drifted apart from sports as seen by the title. However, with the spectacular events they organized they were recognized by the college.


Members of Sportsmanship Brotherhood were bounded strongly in the means of companionship. This way, there were two independent student groups interested in college sports. Both were dedicated, nonprofit and voluntary organizations. While Sportsmanship Brotherhood was handling the spirit of brotherhood in the group, Athletics Association was concentrated on the amateur soul of organizations in the college. After this long co-existence , Sportsmanship Brotherhood and Athletic Association transformed into Sports Committee as we know, which now provides a positive sports environment successfully for the college.

 

At Boğaziçi University, Sports Committee has many other missions other than popularizing the concept of sports and the vast benefits of it. All 23 branches of sports are under the control of Sports Committee, we provide the communication among those branches and the administration. For Sports Committee the amateur soul means more than anything.  Hence, we organize amateur tournaments twice a year where any student-not necessarily a sportsmen -can find an appropriate sports for himself. In our opinion, every student in Boğaziçi University deserves to taste sports.

 

Keep The Rules, Play the Game..

BOGAZICI UNIVERSITY

 

     Formerly known as Robert College, the history of the university dates back to 1863, as the first American institution of higher education established outside the USA. Situated on a hill-top overlooking the  Bosphorus, the university enjoys a reputation of being one of the most distinguished higher education establishment in Turkey and the Middle East. The University is a member of a network of universities across Europe and the USA with which there is a dynamic student exchange program.

The South Campus, which all the activities and some of the tournaments take place  is the historical campus of Bogazici University situated on a hill overlooking the Bosphorous and the fortress, Rumeli Hisari. Boğaziçi University takes pride in its lively and colorful campus life. The spectacular view and the warm atmosphere waits for you at Sports Fest!

   SPORTS FEST HISTORY

 

Bogazici University Sports Fest is Turkey's biggest student-organized sports festival, held in Bogazici University facilities every year since 1980. Field day, as it was known then, has continued under its new name “Sports Fest”. This, much established and cherished event is probably one of the most significant and symbolic activities for students since it provides a perfect ground for bringing together sportsmen from across the globe in a spirit  of competitiveness and friendship.

 

Throughout the successfull years the festival has evolved to a much bigger organization which gathers many quality sportsmen.The festival includes contribution of the both school and students of Bogazici University, and participation of hundreds of sportsmen around the world.

 

Under the watchful eye of professional referees invited from respected federations, tournament in 17 different branches takes place on Bogazici University school grounds. Hosting competitive sports events with participation of nearly 1000 athletes of whom 600 are international, Sports Fest is also Boğaziçi University’s springfest with its events taking place outside the courts on South Campus.

FORMER PARTICIPANTS

Albania

University of Tirana

Armenia

Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute, State Engineering University

Austria

Business University of Vienna, Graz University, Karlfranzas Universitat, University of Innsbruck, University of Economics and Business

Belgium

Artesis Hogeschool Antwerpen, Ghent University

Bosnia

Sarajevo University

Bulgaria

Academy of Economics, College of Economics and Management, Engineering and Geodesy, European Polytechnical University, Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen, National Sports Academy, Plovdiv Agricultural University, Sofia University St ''KLIMENT OHRIDSKI'', Technical University of Sofia, University of Architectura, University of Rousse, University of Shumen, University of Sofia, University of Civil Agriculture, Ufiiski University, Varna Medical University

Canada

University of Toronto

Croatia

Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Economics and Business, University of Pula, University of Zagreb, Vern University of Applied Sciences, Zagreb School of Economics and Management

Cyprus

East Mediterranean University, Girne American University

Czech Republic

Czech Technical University

Denmark

Roskilde University

Estonia

Tallinn Pedagogical University

Finland

Helsinki School of Economics

France

Cergy-Pontoise University, Lille University, Essec Graduates, Essec University, Oleons College, Paris Dauphine University, Science PO Paris, St. Etienne School of Management, Universite du Littoral, University of St. Denis, University of Paris 8

Georgia

Black Sea University, Georgia Sports Academy, Tbilisi Institute of Asia & Africa

Germany

Bremen University Landshut, FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg, HAW Lanshut, Hochschule Bonn,Rhein-Sieg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Mannheim University, PH Ludwigsburg, PH Lugwigsung RWTH Aachen, Rhienische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitaet Bonn, Technical University of Darmstadt, Trier University, Universitaet & Inserlanges, University of Applied Sciences, University of Cologne, University of Duisburg-Essen, University of Konstanz, University of Mainz, Technische Universitat Carolo

Greece

American College of Thessaloniki, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Deree American College of Greece, Ionian University, Technical University of Athens, University of Athens

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Hungary

Budapest Business School, Central European University, Dote University, Elte University, Eötvös University, Külker College, Technical University of Budapest, University of Foreign Trade

Italy

Bocconi University, Polytechnic University of Marche

Iraq

American University of Iraq

Kazakhistan

KIMEP

Kosovo

Alessandrio University, Genova University, Pristina University, University of Prishtina, Hasan Prishtina

Kuwait

American University of Kuwait

Jordan

Applied Science Private University, University of Jordan

Lebanon

Antonine University, American University of Beirut, Beirut Arab University, Lebanese American University, Lebanese Youth Sport Union, Notre Dame University, St. Joseph University, The American University of Sat. Tech., University of Balamand, University Saint-Joseph, University Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, West Mount University

Lithuania

Kaunas University of Medicine

Morocco

Al Akhawayn University

Macedonia

State University of Tetova, Sts. Kiril & Methodus University, University of Goce Delcev

Netherlands

Hogeschool Zeeland, Inhollan University, University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Technology Eindhoven, University of Twente, Wageningen University

Nigeria

Delta State University, Kogi State University

Omman

Sultan Qaboos University

Pakistan

Lahore University of Management Sciences, Ned University of Eng. and Tech. Lums

Poland

Cracow University of Economics, Maria Curie-Skladowska University, Universytet Gdanski

Portugal

Instituto Superior Tecnico, Polytechnic University of Leiria

Qatar

Qatar University

Romania

Academia Nationela Educatie Sport, Anefs Bucharest University, Babes Bolyai University, Babes Cluj Napoca N.A. of Physical & Sport, Medicine University, National Academy of Physical Education & Sports, University of Agronomic Scienced and Veterinary, University of Bucharest, University of Ptesti, University of Severin

Russia

Asthrakan State University, Institute of International Relation, Mgimo University, Moscow State University, Russian State University, Russian State University of Humanities, Saint Petersburg State University, State University of Management, UFA State Technical Petroleum University,University of South Ural

Serbia

Faculty of Architecture Belgrade, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Philology, Faculty of Philosopy, Faculty of Political Science, Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Sports and Tourism, Faculty Sports and Physical Education, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Philology University, Singidunum University, University of Belgrade Faculty of Law

Sierra Leone

Njala University

Slovakia

Economic University of Bratislava, University of Zilina

Spain

University of Granada

Switzerland

Necuchatel University, St. Gallen University, University of Berne, University of Fribourg, University of Zurich, Zurich University

Turkey

Bogazici University, Fırat University, Galatasaray University, Hacettepe University, Halic University, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul University, Istanbul Aydın University, Işık University, Kadir Has University, Koç University, Marmara University, Mersin University, Middle East Technical University, Mimar Sinan University, Okan University, Ozyegin University, Sabancı University, Trakya Medical University, Turkish Air Force, Turkish Naval Academy, Yeditepe University, Yıldız Technical University, Van University

UAE

American University in Dubai, Bristol University

UK

Oxford University, University of Westminter

Ukraine

Volodymyr Dahl National University

USA

Adelphi University, American University Select Team, Arkansas State University, Auburn University, Florida State University, Georgia Tech. University, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Kennesaw State University, Midwest University, Sterling College, Union College, University of Augsburg, University of California, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland, University of Michigan