Summer 2014 deadline is on a rolling admission and begins December 1, 2013 All students accepted to the Journey to Turkey program will receive a $1500 PITF scholarship award
Location: Istanbul, Izmir, Fethiye, Antalya, Cappadocia, Ankara, Erzurum
Academics: 6 upper-division General Education credits
Cost: 1) OU tuition/fees to the Bursar at your regular rate (in state or out of state), 2) Program Fee, 3) Flight, 4) Extra
Dates: May 14, 2014 - June 3, 2014 (A detailed trip itinerary will be given to program participants during the pre-departure orientation sessions: Education Abroad will facilitate two mandatory group meetings including the professors, program alumni, and staff where logistic matters, finances, health, safety and security issues, cultural aspects, and relevant academic information will be discussed)
Housing: Hotels (Participants will stay as a group in hotels. Each student will share a room with at least one other student. The accomodation is fully included in the program cost)
Academics The following two courses will be taught with each being a 3-credit upper-division course in International and Area Studies and will fulfill a General Education requirement, as approved by the Provost's Advisory Committee on General Education.
IAS 3003 Journey to Turkey: Economic Development in the Middle East and Turkey, taught by Dr. Firat Demir, Associate Professor of Economics
IAS 3003: Journey to Turkey: Culture and Society in Islamic World: The Role of Turkish Cinema, taught by Misha Nedelkjovich, Film and Media Studies
Money Matters The Program Fee for the Journey to Turkey2014 is $3,850 and will be split into 3 separate payments Each accepyed Journey Participant will pay a $500 depost, this deposit is due one week after notification of acceptance (your $500 deposit is non-refundable).
Your deposit for Journey to Turkey will be due within one week of your notification of acceptance. You will need to submit your payment in person to Merla Davis in the College of International Studies in the Chemistry Building on the North Oval, room 1020.Your second payment will be due on March 1 and your final payment will be due on April 1.
Program Fee: $3,850 (Your program fee includes in-country travel, housing, guided tours, some meals, and on-site advising and assistance. This price does not include international airfare, passport application and/or renewal fees, additional meals, personal expenses, or OU tuition and fees)
Airfare: $1200 - $1500 (PITF scholarship $1500) (Please do not book your international flight until your adviser has given you futher information. All dates ares subject to change)
OU tuition and Fees for 6 credit hours (Students will pay for 6 hours of OU tuition and fees at the rate they are normally charged (resident or non-resident) separately from the program fee)
Additional meals out / Personal expenses
Scholarships PITF Scholarship: All accepted Journey to Turkey 2014 participants receive a PITF scholarship of $1500 to help offset the cost of international airfare to and from Rome Fiumicino Airport. All applicants must complete a PITF application by February 21 to receive the scholarship. Students with significant financial need should complete both portions of the PITF as extra funds may be distributed on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Check with the bursar about particular scholarships.
Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
Completion of Online Application
1 Recommendation from an OU Professor
Get Started Summer 2014, Journey to Turkey application deadline is on a rolling admission and begins December 1, 2013.
Student can start the application process whenever they want. Review of applications will begin on Dec. 1st and it will go in the order of application completion. If a student is accepted into a program they will be asked to put down a $500 deposit within a week. If they can’t pay the deposit they will be added to the waiting list until they are able to make the payment and if spots are still available they will join the group.
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Next, come to an advising session with Nicole Bisby to move on to Phase 2! Walk-in hours: Thursday from 12:00 - 1:00 Group Advising: Friday and Wednesday at 2:30
Questions Nicole Bisby, Advisor for OU in Arezzo and Journey Programs
Old Science Hall, Room 223
OU Education Abroad