Program Details

HPSE.2100 - Global Perspectives in Higher Education (3 Points) Draft 2011 Course Syllabus - to be posted soon. Faculty: Ann Marcus, EdD, Professor of Higher Education, Director of The Steinhardt Institute of Higher Education Policy Teboho Moja, PhD, Cli
Location:
Ankara, Turkey; Istanbul, Turkey
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break

Program Overview

Program Description:
Location: New York City and Turkey Tentative Dates in New York: Preparatory sessions TBD in late February and early March Tentative Dates in Turkey: March 10 - 18, 2012 The Global Perspectives in Higher Education: Turkey program will take place over 9 days and will focus on Turkey's ancient and very recent university traditions. A predominantly Muslim country, Turkey has a highly centralized government with strong control of education, including universities. The economy is robust, and Turkey is noted for having the 15th largest Gross Domestic Product. Turkey borders Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is increasingly seen as an important political and cultural force in both the region and the global community. Turkey has several institutions of higher learning which date back more than 500 years, and has also seen rapid development and expansion among universities in the last few decades. Changes in national law in 1981 permitted the establishment of private non-profit universities. Today there are 102 public universities and 52 private universities, all under the jurisdiction of central policy agencies and a national testing and admissions system. Several top public and private universities are internationally ranked. The system also includes vocational colleges and teacher training institutions. Global Perspectives in Higher Education: Turkey will include preparatory sessions here at NYU in late February and early March; travel to Turkey, leaving New York Friday March 9th and returning late Sunday March 18th; and follow up classes at NYU in late March. It will be an intensive trip, with some touring in Istanbul; visits to two public and two private universities in Istanbul; travel to Ankara for an additional university visit and meetings with government officials; travel to Cappadocia, a region with many ancient sites where we will have time for some touring and a visit to one regional institution.

HPSE.2100 - Global Perspectives in Higher Education (3 Points) Draft 2011 Course Syllabus - to be posted soon. Faculty: Ann Marcus, EdD, Professor of Higher Education, Director of The Steinhardt Institute of Higher Education Policy Teboho Moja, PhD, Clinical Professor of Higher Education

2012 Graduate Tuition: $1315 per point plus registration and services fees This course counts toward your Spring 2012 courseload and tuition. 2012 Housing and Activity Fees (including domestic flights): Approximately $1300 The final Housing and Activity Fee payment is due to the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs by November 15, 2011. Tuition for the course is separate and will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Spring 2012. (click here for Bursar's Payment Deadline Dates) International Airfare is not included. Students must purchase their own tickets. Recommended Airfare Search Engines: Vayama, Kayak, Bing
Setting Description:
You will stay at safe and comfortable hotels in Istanbul and Ankara, arranged by the Office of Academic Initiatives and Global Programs. Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees. Group accomodation begins on March 10 and ends the morning of March 18.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.

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