In a globalized world in which humanity is facing problems of scarce resources, conflict and instability, the question whether philosophy remains relevant or important to study is an important issue. While many non-philosophers view pursuing philosophy as an expendable luxury, in fact philosophy can lead people to think about “How to live a good and responsible life,” according to Kenneth R. Westphal, Professor of Philosophy in Boğaziçi University.

A vaccine developed by Boğaziçi University has been patented by the European Patent Office.