Turkey

Ankara
Bilkent University in Ankara is recognized as one of the premier institutions of higher education in the country, staffed with renowned scholars and with excellent facilities. With 12,000 students enrolled, Bilkent has a growing number of exchange students with over 250 international partners. Ankara is Turkey's capital and second largest city. Study at Bilkent University through the Baruch College Exchange.

Bilkent University offers short-term non-credit certificate programs. They vary in length and can take place at varying times during the summer. Most are between 2-6 weeks in duration and offer an intensive and focused international experience.

Istanbul
Koç University has a student body of under 5,000 students. Through its numerous exchange partnerships it brings around 300 students to its campus annually. Most courses are offered in English. Located in Sanyer, one of Istanbul's 32 districts, the campus nears both the beautiful coastline and lush forest. Its location in the magnificent historical city of Istanbul makes it an attractive destination for exchange students. Study at Koc University University through the Baruch College Exchange.

Koç University offers short-term non-credit certificate programs. They vary in length and can take place at varying times during the summer. Most are between 2-6 weeks in duration and offer an intensive and focused international experience.

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Location: Western Asia/Southeast Europe
Capital: Ankara
Official language: Turkish
Currency: Turkish lira (?)
Economy: Automobiles, shipbuilding, home electronics
Main exports: Ships, media
Climate: Hot, dry summers/cool, wet winters
Time difference: 7 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: The ancient city of Troy was located in modern day Turkey

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