Program Details

The Turkey Program will last four weeks. The courses in this program will each include three hours of daily classroom instruction, Monday - Wednesday. In addition to formal lectures, students will make excursions. One week in the middle of the program wil
Location:
Ankara, Turkey
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Historic, enchanting Istanbul, Turkey opens the door for students to thoroughly explore one of the world's most magnificent, beautiful, and vibrant cities. As the former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, the city has many of the most important and stunning architectural monuments of these great Empires. The city was built on the shores of the Bosphorus and the Sea of Marmara. These beautiful bodies of water continue to define the life of the city from its fabulous food to its mode of transportation. The program incorporates weekly excursions in Istanbul and an excursion to the Aegean coast as well as visits to historic and cultural sites such as Pergamum, Troy, and Gallipoli.

The Turkey Program will last four weeks. The courses in this program will each include three hours of daily classroom instruction, Monday - Wednesday. In addition to formal lectures, students will make excursions. One week in the middle of the program will be set aside for an excursion to Iznik.

Basic Turkish language instruction will be offered as part of the program. No previous coursework in Turkish or Middle Eastern history or culture is required. Credit will be awarded by Murray State University and will be transferred to each student's institution.
Setting Description:
The main program site will be a Turkish university located in a suburb The campus is self-contained and quite secure, but, at the same time, is within easy access of some of the most important architectural, cultural, religious, and historical sites in the world.

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