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  • Locations: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Kansas Study Abroad 
  • Program Cost:: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
Language of Instruction:
English
Minimum GPA Eligibility:
2.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: Yes Open to graduate students: Yes
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

The Office of Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer and Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

Non-KU students should check into the financial resources available to them at their home institutions.

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Letter of Good Standing
        d. Authorization to Release Student Information
        e. Student Conduct Verification

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
  Christina M Rodriguez-Padilla, Summer 2015 Participant
I loved being so far out of my element; learning how to get around Ortakoy, learning Turkish and getting used to a new culture in a short amount of time. I think this study abroad program offers students a unique opportunity to get a one on one learning experience from your professors, including the dean of the law school! We had the opportunity to learn Turkish criminal law from one of the authors of the Turkish criminal code (Professor Yenisey) .

  Yalda Brooke Mirabi, Summer 2012 Participant
Go into this program with tolerance and an open-mind.

  Jason A Vigil, Summer 2014 Participant
I found my interactions with the professors was the most rewarding. During the normal school semesters in the U.S., I never really reached out and got to know my professors. This trip encouraged me to get to know and interact with them on a daily basis. Coming back for this fall semester, I am excited to see them again and tell them about the rest of my summer.

  Jason A Vigil, Summer 2014 Participant
It is way too hard to pinpoint a favorite part of the program; everything was so incredible! This was a great chance to get to know a couple of my professors from KU in a completely unique environment, meet other excellent professors, interact with other students that were in my program or other programs, and broaden my world views. The place itself (Istanbul) was beautiful and I cannot wait to go back! When people think of Turkey, vacation generally does not come to mind, but Istanbul's culture, people, and landscape is one of a kind!

  Jason A Vigil, Summer 2014 Participant
When going to law school, the majority of students focus on only U.S. courts and pay no mind to foreign or international courts. This experience broadened my world view and made me realize that the U.S. system is only one out of many and there are courts on a global scale. It is very humbling to find out we are but one piece in a massive picture!


This program is currently not accepting applications.