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Georgetown in Alanya, Turkey
Alanya, Turkey (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Fall Back-Up
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Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA:
3.0 Language Prerequisite: No
Language(s): English, Turkish
Type of Program:
GU Villas
Non-GU Students May Apply: Yes Housing Options: Off-Campus, Student Residence
Level of Support: High (Comprehensive onsite support) September Deadline: No
Subjects Offered: Economics, International Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Religion, Turkish
Program Description:

Georgetown in Alanya, Turkey


To begin the application process for this program, you must first click the APPLY NOW button and make an appointment with Mia Pezzanite. Just want to talk more about it before you decide?  Feel free to make an appointment to do that as well.

Applications for fall 2016 are due December 3, 2015 for all students interested in applying to the Georgetown in Alanya, Turkey program.  

Note: If you are considering multiple programs with varying deadlines, please submit application materials for ALL programs at the earliest deadline.

About the program
Since its creation, the Georgetown's unique program in Alanya has trained students for a wide range of careers in the private sector, diplomacy, academia, and cultural affairs.  The program stands out for its role in creating a worldwide network of young leaders in scholarship, business, and international affairs working in Turkey and the wider European, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean Regions.

The fall 2016 application deadline for all Georgetown University students is December 3, 2015.

  • Academic Calendar
This program runs in the Fall semester only.  Fall 2016 dates are still pending. Please see our sample calendar.
For further application information and course descriptions, please visit the McGhee Center's website at:
  • Language of Instruction
All courses (with the exception of Turkish language) are taught in English.  No previous Turkish Language is required.
  • CourseloadCipolle
Students are required to enroll in a minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours each semester, however students may choose to enroll in a maximum of eighteen (18) credit hours (by exception only) while on the program. All students enroll in a Turkish language course in addition to the courses that students choose from the elective course offerings (even though they may count towards the major, minor or a certificate program). You can learn more about the courses offered on the program by reading the course descriptions on our website.

Required Course Offering (Turkish Language Levels)

TURK-003 Beginning Turkish I (4 credits)
TURK-021 Intermediate/Advanced Turkish (3 credits)

Fall 2016 Elective Courses

THEO: Art and Religion in Turkey: Pagans, Christians, Muslims and Jews in Words and Images (Soltes, 3 Credits)
THEO: Turkey and the Middle East: from the Hittites to the Ottomans (Soltes, 3 Credits)
HIST 260: Turkey from Empire to Republic (Al-Tikriti, 3 Credits)
HIST 263: Ottoman Legacies (Al-Tikriti, 3 Credits)
CULP 240: Culture and Politics of the Middle East in Turkey (Akcapar, 3 Credits)
INAF 463: International Migration and Turkey - The EU Process and Beyond (Akcapar, 3 Credits)

Fall 2014 Elective Courses

ECON 254-62: Global Trade Issues: A Case Study in Turkey (Bartley, 3 Credits)
ECON 276-62: Environmental Economics: A Study in Practice within the EU and Turkey (Bartley, 3 Credits)
HIST 268-62: The Mediterranean World (McCann, 3 Credits)
HIST 365-62: Modern Turkey (McCann, 3 Credits)
IPOL 210-62: Borders and Security Concerns (Hervey-Stephen, 3 Credits)
CULP 337-62: The Geopolitics of Population Issues in Turkey (Hervey-Stephen, 3 Credits)

Fall 2013 Elective Courses

ECON 253-62: The Political Economy of the Turkish Republic (Strand, 3 Credits)
ECON 388-62: The European Union and Turkey (Strand, 3 Credits)
CULP 272 -62: The Museum: Orientalist Gaze and Turkish Self-Representation (Sieg, 3 Credits)
CULP 353-62: Guestworkers to Cosmopolitans: Literature and Cinema of Turkish Migration (Sieg, 3 Credits)
THEO 198-62: One Land, Two Faiths: The Religious Histories of Christianity and Islam in Modern Turkey (Steenhuisen, 3 Credits)
THEO 216-62: The State and the Veil: Analyzing Veiling Politics in Turkey, Algeria, and France (Steenhuisen, 3 Credits)



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2016 12/02/2015 12/12/2015 TBA TBA
Fall Back-Up 2016 02/16/2016 03/04/2016 TBA TBA
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