As in 2014, Bülent Ecevit University ranked the first once again in Greenmetric World Universities Ranking which evaluates world universities in terms of environmental consciousness and sustainability. As can be remembered, BEU ranked the first among Turkish universities and 239th among world universities in 2014. In 2015, BEU improved its global rank to 217th with an increase by 22. Bülent Ecevit University aims to pose a good example for universities from the entire world with green campuses. Firm steps have been taken to attain this aim with efforts of applications to improve environmental consciousness and investments to create green campuses.
Bülent Ecevit University has a number of intensive efforts to provide qualified education and sustainable environment for students. Greening on all campuses, landscaping, use of natural gas instead of fossil fuels and preventation of energy loses resulting from infrastructure are just a few of the efforts to improve BEU’s campuses and environments offered to students. With determined applications and continuous improvement in terms of sustainability, BEU is expected to continue improving its rank among world universities in UI Greenmetric World universities Ranking in 2016.