Study Abroad in istanbul: Overview

Spend a semester or year in this bustling city uniquely situated at the crossroads of Europe on the west and Asia on the east. Known for centuries as Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, modern Istanbul combines the heritage of its Byzantine past with the later Ottoman Empire which brought Turkey into the modern age.

Program at a glance

  • Academic year, fall or spring semester (summer session also available)
  • Open to college sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • 2.75 minimum GPA required
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing, a meal allowance, excursions and cultural activities, trips to Princes' Island, and more. Optional travel package available.
  • Courses are taught in English in Armenian language, biology and genetics, chemistry, economics, history, mathematics, political science, physics, psychology, sociology, Turkish language.
  • No previous Turkish language study required
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Transcripts issued by Bogaziši University

Application and scholarship deadlines

*Please note that applications, deposits and balance of fees arriving after the required deadline are subject to late fees.

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