Arizona in Turkey

Arizona in Turkey
Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
SummerFebruary 25mid Junemid AugustBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.5
  • Language of Instruction
  • English, Turkish
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA and Non-UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • UA Direct Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Graduate, Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Dorms
  • Program Type
  • UA Faculty-led
Program Overview

Tentative 2019 dates: Jun. 8th - Aug. 10, 2019

The Arizona in Turkey program is an eight-week summer program based in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish language courses are offered, including intermediate and advanced Turkish.


Arizona in Turkey is open to undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Arizona and other universities in the US. Students can earn University of Arizona credit for Turkish language studies. 

Course options may include:

Turkish Language

  • TURK 401/2 Intermediate Turkish (I & II)
  • TURK 403/4 Advanced Turkish (I & II)*

*may be taken as TURK503/504 (graduate credit) with prior approval of program director

Student also receive 20 hours of one-on-one practice with a local language partner.


The program begins with a 4-day intensive orientation held in Istanbul, after which students begin their Turkish classes. In addition to the coursework, students may participate in several academic excursions to regional sites. Weekly activities help students integrate culture and language learning.


Students will stay in dormitory housing for the AZiT program.

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