Turkey and the Eastern Mediterranean World: Civilizations, Societies, and Culture
Sponsor: Northwestern University's Buffett Center for International & Comparative Studies (BCICS)
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Description:This six-week program uses Istanbul and its landmarks as its main classroom, through visits to historical sites and courses that cover topics in Islam, secularism, multiculturalism, modernity, Orientalism and globalization. The curriculum encourages students to approach urban environments in a critical way and to explore the ongoing transformation of the city.
Term Notes: July 1 - August 9, 2012
Summer 2011: $7,500, which included:
- Tuition for two Northwestern courses
- Housing in double rooms, access to all university facilities, airport pickup, on-site transportation, excursions and orientations.
Funding opportunities for this program: The Keyman scholarship.
- The Keyman Modern Turkish studies program will offer partial to full need-based scholarships to NU students. Awards are based on financial need, essay quality, and academic merit. Underrepresented minority students are encouraged to apply.
- See the Buffett Center website for more details.