Study Abroad Turkey – May 2015
Turkey and the Middle East offers an unforgettable 14 day study abroad experience. The objective of the program is to examine Turkey’s increasingly central role in the new Middle East emerging in the aftermath of the revolts against dictatorships in the region. A secondary and related objective is to visit one of the politically most important and historically richest countries in the Middle East. Students will travel to three cities in Turkey: Istanbul – the largest city and commercial hub, Ankara – the capital, and Gaziantep- a historical midsized city in Southwest Turkey. In Istanbul, students will visit Hagia Sofia, Hipodrome, Blue mosque, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazzar, Spice Bazzar, a number of newspapers. In Gaziantep, students will visit, Gaziantep Castle, Gaziantep Museum and go on a day trip to the city of Urfa. In Ankara, students will see Turkish Parliament, Ataturk’s Mausoleum, Anatolian Civilizations Museum. In all three places they will participate in lecture, discussion and seminars with Turkish Academic, intellectuals and think tanks.
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