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CIEE/ Koc University
Istanbul, Turkey (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Courses Offered: Click here to view
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 02/11/2016
03/01/2016 01/28/2017 06/03/2017
Academic Year 2016-2017 02/11/2016
03/01/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 02/11/2016
03/01/2016 09/18/2016 01/15/2017

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Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment
Program Language(s):
Area of Study(s):
Anthropology, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Economics, English, Film, Television and Interactive Media, Fine Arts: History of Arts, Fine Arts: Studio Arts, History, International & Global Studies, Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, Journalism, Language and Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Theater Arts
Minimum Semesters of Previous Language Study Required:
Housing Options:
Dormitory, Homestay
Minimum GPA:
Experiential Learning Opportunities:
Program Description:

CIEE Arts and Sciences Program in Istanbul, Turkey
During CIEE’s Arts and Sciences program in Istanbul, you’ll spend a semester gaining a profound understanding of a country rapidly urbanizing and transforming. Through studies at one of the country’s most prestigious private universities, volunteering, excursions, and cultural activities – including checking out the Grand Bazaar, a huge covered market in operation since 1461 – you’ll explore Turkey’s fascinating history, traditions, and people as an insider.

Study abroad in Istanbul and you will: logo

  • Experience Turkey’s rich history and traditions in the context of globalization and rapid social transformation
  • Study Turkish, a language spoken by 75 million people from the Balkans to central Asia
  • Enjoy cultural activities with peer mentors – from cooking workshops to Turkish film nights
  • Engage in discussion sessions and guest lectures, and visit NGOs and cultural sites to gain different perspectives on social issues in Turkey
  • Explore the cultural and geographic diversity of Turkey through excursions to various regions of the country

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 

Brandeis Specific Information

Application Process:

Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
  1. to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
  2. to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...

Scholarship Details:

Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.

This program is currently not accepting applications.