- Istanbul, Turkey
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
The Istanbul program is ideal for students who are interested in studying in a city rich in nature, history, and culture at the literal crossroads of the world, where Europe meets Asia. Named the 2010 European Capital of Culture, Istanbul is an excellent location to study and immerse in a culture that is simultaneously ancient and modern. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey, and the third largest in the world, and its 5,000 years of culture and history comingles with a modern, vibrant, cosmopolitan energy. You can enroll at Baheehir University in a variety of disciplines for a semester or full year. Students are encouraged to take the included Turkish for Beginners course as well as courses from disciplines including Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Communication, Economics, Engineering, and Law.
The Istanbul program is administered in the US by the USAC Central Office and in Istanbul by Director Gürhan Kara and his staff in the Office for International Students, who are responsible for the overall operations of the program abroad: securing appropriate student housing, organizing exciting field trips, and overseeing your general well-being. They will arrange your housing, assist you with registration, and provide the mandatory on-site orientation. In addition, USAC Resident Coordinator Gülce Kaya provides assistance beyond that of the International Students Office, ensuring that USAC students are well cared for.
Program fees include tuition, orientation, field trips, entry to some museums and cultural events, and health insurance.
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