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Turkey-Culture Study Abroad

PROGRAM

Study abroad and enjoy a unique opportunity to earn college credit while traveling in the republic of Turkey. Howard Community College, Community Colleges for International Development Inc. (CCID),  Harrisburg Community College, and Northampton Community College are collaborating with Cankiri University in Turkey, to offer this study abroad program. During the two-week overseas program, you will be immersed in the social and cultural aspects of this fascinating country.

Enrollment is limited to 18 students, with 4 from Howard Community College.

Program Leader: Michael Heffren, Professor, Sociology, Howard Community College

Eligibility

• Must be 18 years old
• Full or Part-time student
• Applications must be completed and submitted to the Office of International Education, CL 113 no later than February 1, 2014.
• A $500 deposit is due with the application; deposit will be refunded if not selected.
• A valid passport is required. If applicant does not have a valid passport, be advised that a 4-6 week waiting period and about a  $140 fee is required to obtain a passport. Applicants are strongly advised to apply for passport immediately.

Selection Criteria
Pre-acceptance interview with the International Education Office selection committee. Those selected will attend mandatory orientation meetings prior to departure.

SCHEDULE

Istanbul 
Hagia Sophia
Blue Mosque

Archaeology Museum

Topkapi Palace
Tour Cisterns

Cankiri
Tour Cankiri University, some lecture
Day trip to Ankara
Museum of Anatolian
Civilizations
Tas Mescid/Salt Cave

Nevsehir
Göreme
Ürgüp-Turkish Night
Underground City
Uçhisar Museum
Ihlara Museum

Konya
Yanartas

Denizli
Pamukkale
Hierapolis 


Izmir
Pergamon
Ephesus


CREDITS

All HCC participants must register and pay for the Introduction to Sociology, SOCI-101. Do not register until accepted into the program.

DETAILS

The cost of the program is $3,250* ($500 Partial Scholarship available).

The $3,250* cost per person includes:

• Roundtrip airfare
• Transportation to and from airport in Turkey
• Accommodations in Istanbul & Cankiri, Nevsehir, Konya, Denizli and Izmir. (Hotels and student dormitories are equipped to local standards.  Double Occupancy)
• Some meals
• Scheduled study-field excursions
• Use of Cankiri University student facilities

Additional Cost not included in the program fees:
• Visa (about $20)/Passport
• Some meals


* HCC reserves the right to increase the cost of the Program Fee up to 10% due to increased program costs, increased flight costs, and/or, currency fluctuations.

PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Michael Heffren
Howard Community College
Columbia, MD

Brian Gurian
Harrisburg Community College
Harrisburg, PA

Ronit Shemtov
Northampton Community College
Bethlehem, PA

PAYMENT

$500 Non-Refundable due: at registration

$1,375 Initial Payment due: January 17, 2014

$1,375 Final Payment due: February 14, 2014

Additional tuition fees required for SOCI-101, Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits), and SABR-910, Turkey Culture Study Abroad Program (1 credit)

Note: If you do not make payment on time you will automatically be dropped from the program will not be able to re-register.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Program Director or
International Education Office, CL 113
Howard Community College
Phone: 443-518-1640
Fax: 443-518-4571
Email: IntlEd@howardcc.edu

Turkey Culture Brochure
Turkey Culture

International Education - Globalizing the Campus

Contact Us

Contact the Int'l Ed - Globalizing the Campus Office
Howard Community College

Phone: 443-518-1640
Fax: 443-518-4571
 

Office Hours

Room CL 113
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm