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Turkey - Fall or Winter/Spring
Ankara, Turkey (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Winter
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Restrictions: Union applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Program Description:
A city with more than 3,000 years of history, Ankara is a unique combination of old and new, east and west. This capital city of Turkey is home to some 3 million people, many of whom are university students and international expats there on business, lending a truly global feel to the shops, hotels, restaurants and pedestrian-only areas.

Course of Study

Union engineering students may participate in this exchange program with Middle East Technical University (METU), a state university with approximately 23,000 students. METU hosts over 1,500 international students from nearly 80 different countries.

All courses are taught in English, which has greatly facilitated METU's efforts to accommodate international students and researchers. Additionally, the 13 undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) programs in the USA. Any credits that you take at METU would go to help satisfy your LCC requirements and/or transfer back as Free Electives.

Mechanical Engineers: If you are "on track" in your program, you can go to the METU Fall term abroad. You will need to ask your advisor to know if you are on track.

Pre-requisites

  • Declared engineering major.
  • The fall term is primarily geared toward mechanical engineering and bioengineering majors.
  • The winter/spring terms are geared primarily toward computer engineering and electrical engineering majors.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Accommodations

There are no Union faculty members in residence in Turkey.

Calendar

The application date is the third Friday of spring term for Winter/Spring. For specific dates, contact the International Programs Office, Old Chapel, Third Floor.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015 01/23/2015 02/13/2015 TBA TBA
Winter 2016 04/17/2015 05/08/2015 TBA TBA