Istanbul Summer Study Abroad with Northwestern
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Students live in a small hotel in the center of Istanbul. Within easy access of many Istanbul attractions, the hotel is located in Beyoglu, just off Istiklal Avenue in central Istanbul, where students can also find various cultural activities. The classes take place at the Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, KoƧ University, only couple of blocks away from the Hotel.

Flight Arrangements

Students must make their own travel arrangements for arrival in Istanbul on Sunday, June 30, 2012. Following the program's completion, students must make their own travel arrangements to return to the U.S.

Program Cost

Program cost for summer 2013 is $7,500. This fee covers tuition for two courses, housing in double rooms, breakfasts, access to all university facilities, airport pickup, on-site transportation, excursions and orientations.

Pre-Departure Requirements

All approved study abroad students must complete the following requirements prior to departure:

Health and Safety

We are committed to ensuring the safety and health of our students as they study abroad. We highly recommended that you use the resources below when considering your study abroad plans.

Health preparation and insurance: Find information about pre-existing health conditions, including mental health conditions, and immunizations as well as instructions on seeking medical assistance abroad. It also discusses drug and alcohol use abroad.

Safety: Find information on how to stay safe abroad, from where to get country-specific crime information to tips on safeguarding your documents. There is also information about what to do if you or a companion are detained or arrested abroad. This section also describes steps taken by Northwestern to monitor world events that may impact travel and policies regarding program modification or suspension due to a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning, or other health, safety or security concerns.

Emergencies: Report a health or safety emergency abroad, see current travel alerts, or find information on how to replace a lost or stolen passport.

Learn more:

Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies at Northwestern University
1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-4005
Phone: 847-467-1152 | Fax: 847-467-1996 | Email:

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