VSU Summer Study Abroad Program: Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey - International Studies

A unique city with a centuries-old history un­dergoing a period of rapid urbanization and transformation … Istanbul, Turkey, is an ideal destination for students who have a desire to delve deeper into the world of international business. As you visit multinational companies and explore fascinating museums, churches, monuments, palaces, bazaars, and more, you will develop an appreciation of cultural differ­ences and how they could potentially impact both business and society. Ignite your pas­sion and fuel your experience as you spend 28 days in the former capital of Roman, Byz­antine, and Ottoman empires and investigate the many challenges and opportunities of an interconnected global economy. 

Duration: May 18 - June 14, 2015
Location: Yeditepe University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Costs: $3300 plus VSU tuition and fees. If you are taking only summer study abroad courses you will be charged tuition for the number of credit hours you take plus $295 institutional fee. If you take 4 credit hours or less on study abroad, you will only be charged half of the institutional fee ( $147.50).  

Program cost includes airfare, insurance, accommodation, most in-country transportation, course-related field trips, excursions and most meals.

Students who are accepted and pay the deposits will receive a $350 Georgia Gulf Sulfur Corporation Scholarship. Maximum capacity is limited to 10 students.

Courses offered: 

  • IB 3000 -Introduction to International Business (3 hours) 1,2
  • IB 3600 - International Business and Culture 1,2
  • INTL 3170 - International Studies: Turkish History & Culture (3 hours) 2
  • MBA 7409 - International Business and Culture (3 hours) for MBA students Only

1 Honors options available; 2 Open to all majors



For more information, go to the College of Business's webpage.

Dr. Zulal S. Denaux
Program Director
(229) 219-1217

Irina McClellan
Study Abroad Advisor
(229) 333-7410


VSU Exchange Program: Abant Izzet Baysal University, Turkey

Located in the city of Bolu, between Ankara, the capital city, and Istanbul, the largest and most famous city in Turkey. The region presents a lovely and rich natural and cultural content. The teaching language of the university is Turkish except the Faculty of Science and Art where the courses are taught in English.

Cost:  VSU tuition and fees, housing and meals in Bolu, airfare, and spending money.

Izzet Baysal University

Irina McClellan
(229) 333-7410

VSU Exchange Program: Yeditepe University, Turkey

Yeditepe University is located in the city of Istanbul, the seat of the Byzantine Empire and the largest and most famous city in Turkey. The language of instruction is English except for courses in Turkish literature.

Cost:  VSU tuition and fees, housing and meals in Instanbul, airfare, and spending money.

Yeditepe University

Please Contact:

Irina McClellan
(229) 333-7410