Department of Primary Education

The Department of Primary Education offers a four-year program leading to a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education.
The Undergraduate Program in Preschool Education aims to impart knowledge and develop skills of those who will be working in various environments with children up to the age of 8 years. The aim is not simply to train preschool teachers but also to educate competent professionals who will be working with the families of young children, with social institutions related to health and education, and with the community to promote community development. The program combines theoretical training and field experience and offers a vision based on current research.


The Children's Literature Library allows prospective teachers to use educational, entertainment and cultural resources with children from 3 to 8 years of age.

The aim of the Boğaziçi University Preschool Education Unit is preparing children for primary education, developing basic communication skills, especially language skills, problem solving, thinking and decision making. 

The Early Childhood Research Laboratory contains educational and art materials that can be used in the education and development of children ages 0-8.