Main tenets of Boğaziçi University's vision are increasing its competitiveness in academic research and being among the best research universities in the world. In accordance with this strategic priority, Boğaziçi University pursues multi-disciplinary international collaborations in research and education with its 32 academic departments and 30 research centers. The faculty and researchers with a wide range of expertise are engaged in cutting-edge research at these multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research centers and laboratories in order to create solutions to the problems of humankind.