Arizona in Turkey

Program Facts

Program Type: UA Faculty-led

Credit Type: UA Direct Credit

Level of Study: Graduate , Undergraduate

GPA: 2.5

Class Eligibility: Junior , Senior , Sophomore

Language of Instruction: English , Turkish

Program Open To: UA and Non-UA Students

Explore Arizona in Turkey

This program will not run in Summer 2024. It will return in Summer 2025.

Turkish language and cultural experience. 

Dates: June - August (exact dates tbd)


The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, in partnership with the School of Middle and North African Studies, is offering a program to receive Turkish credit and cultural experience.  

For additional information about this study abroad opportunity, please email Julie Ellison-Speight at

Courses Offered

TURK 401 Intermediate Turkish I (5 units)

TURK 402  Intermediate Turkish II (5 units)

TURK 403 Advanced Turkish I (3 units)

TURK 404 Advanced Turkish II (3 units)

Possible Activities

  • Cooking lessons
  • Local university history presentation
  • Virtual tour of the area around the university

Center for Middle Eastern Studies - Arizona in Turkey program page:

Center for Middle Eastern Studies:

School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies:


Good to Know:

LGBTQ+ Equality Index rating: Turkey rates 38/100 (with 100 being the most equal) on Equaldex’s LGBTQ+ Equality Index.

Global Peace Index rating: Turkey ranks 147/163 in the Global Peace Index. The lower the score, the more peaceful the country.

Languages spoken: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli, Azeri, Kabardian

Term: Summer
Application Deadline: March 25
Start Date: early June
End Date: early August

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