Turkish in the Mediterranean

Turkish in the Mediterranean application deadline:

February 25, 2018


The Turkish in the Mediterranean program is an eight-week summer program based in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus. 
The Turkish in the Mediterranean courses are held on the campus of Eastern Mediterranean University, one of Cyprus's most preeminent institutions of higher education. Students can earn University of Arizona credit for Turkish language coursework.




APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 25, 2018 

SUMMER 2018 DATES: June to August 2018


Course options may include:

Turkish Language*

  • TURK 101/102 Beginning Turkish (I & II)
  • TURK 401/2 Intermediate Turkish (I & II)
  • TURK 403/4 Advanced Turkish (I & II)**

*students take a placement test upon arrival and are placed into classes accordingly
**may be taken as TURK503/504 (graduate credit) with prior approval of program director


What's included in program cost (appx $7000)?

  • Course tuition
  • Housing (price varies depending on selection)
  • Accommodation during overnight excursions (double or triple)
  • Partial board during excursions (2 meals per day)
  • Cypriot mobile phone and SIM card (mobile plan not included)
  • In-country travel associated with program activities
  • 20 hours of one-on-one practice with a local language partner

What's not included?

  • Airfare to and from Cyprus
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Mobile plan for phone
  • Course books and associated materials (ie dictionaries)



For questions about the program, please contact:



For questions about study abroad and the application process, contact:

Middle East Study Abroad coordinator at the UA Office of Study Abroad and Student Exchange, Lisa Turker.


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