Announcements

KOC UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAMS 2012

Author: OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Dear Koç University Family,
It is our pleasure to announce Koc University comprehensive summer programs addressing international and local students from various subject areas and interest. Each summer course embodies a distinctive content and opportunities within its unique context.
Attached are the electronic documents with the detailed information of our Cappadocia in Context, Istanbul Through the Ages, Law-Business Summer School and Introduction to Ottoman Epigraphy for your reference.
Please find the basic info about our summer programs as below:
“Doing Business in the Middle East & Turkey” * is a 3-week (17 June – 06 July) intensive summer program focusing on a blend of law-based and business-based discussions on entrepreneurial activity in this region. The program takes place in Istanbul through the collaboration of Koc University and Santa Clara University. It is open to both undergraduate and grad students.
  • Scholarships: Based on a combination of merit and financial need, we will be offering 1 full scholarship for Koç University students for the program, covering the entire program cost
“Cappadocia in Context”* is a 3-week program (17 June – 05 July, 2012) designed specifically for graduate students in Cappadocia, led by esteemed Byzantine expert University of Pennsylvania Professor Robert Ousterhout and Dr.Tolga Uyar (University of Paris I) with the contribution of the esteemed faculty members from Koc University. The program comprises a combination of lectures, seminar discussions, site visits and field trip.
  • Scholarships: Based on a combination of merit and financial need, we will be offering 3 full scholarships for Koç University students for the program, covering the entire program cost.
“Istanbul through the Ages” * is a 4-week program (02 – 26 July, 2012) taught in modules by leading Koc professors world renowned as Ottoman and Byzantine academicians at our facility in downtown Istanbul. The program is designed for graduate students who are interested in deepening their understanding of Istanbul and adding this value to their academic focus while having a taste of the city with over 12 million inhabitants representing a true melting pot of cultures and faiths.
  • Scholarships: Based on a combination of merit and financial need, we will be offering 3 full scholarships for Koç University students for the program, covering the entire program cost.
“Introduction to Ottoman Epigraphy” * is a 2-week program (09 – 20 July, 2012) on Ottoman Epigraphy led by University of Chicago Professors. The program focuses on surveying the development of the Ottoman inscriptions from a chronological standpoint starting with the earliest examples in Anatolia. There will be field trip to Bursa to study inscriptions of critical historical importance in situ. The program is designed for grad students.
* The Application Deadline for all programs is 30 April 2012.
* Students will receive credits in the program they will attend.
If you have any inquiries about the programs, please contact Çiçek Dereli (cdereli@ku.edu.tr), International Projects Development Coordinator at Office of International Programs.