IN 2005, BUSAR, Bahcesehir University Search & Rescue Club has been formed under patronage of Bahcesehir University involving only students, hence making the group a highly active student club led by Ogulcan Sozen.
During 2006, BUSAR has become as a legal unit under the university and operated as a Civil Defense Group. By 2015, BUSAR has become a non governmental / non profit volunteering based Search & Rescue Association, taken the name of Besiktas Urban Search and Rescue in order to be part of AFAD’s SAR organizations, nationwide exercises and training programs. BUSAR Association members are actual Bahcesehir University Students originating from the student club. When completed necessary trainings, students are eligible of becoming association members.