Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey

Exploration of Turkish Art via Museums

blended course
when 20 July 2024 - 3 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee USD 990

Istanbul, one of the oldest cities in the world, the city which located on two continents, the biggest city of Turkey. Also the new center of modern and contemporary art with its historical and cultural roots. In this beautiful city, we would like to show Anatolian Civilizations and Arts, Traditional and Contemporary Turkish Arts by visiting museums in an interactive manner. Within the two weeks, students will learn quite a few information about Anatolian and Turkish art by presentations in classrooms then they will prove this information in museums experimentally. The Course contain Hittite, Phrygian, Lydian arts, traditional arts; calligraphy, miniature, tiles, the best works of contemporary Turkish artists and many more. The museums that will be visited are Istanbul Archeological Museums, Topkapı Museum, Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Pera Museum, Proje 4L Museum, İstanbul State Art and Sculpture Museum and Istanbul Modern Museum.

Course leader

Mehmet Resat Basar, Professor (Istanbul Aydın University), Mesut Batuhan Cankir, Lecturer (Istanbul Aydın University)

Target group

The course is open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

Course aim

Upon successfully completing the course, the students will be able to;

• Identify Anatolian and Traditional and Contemporary Turkish art

• See and discover Istanbul’s museums

• Understand differences between art disciplines also movements

Credits info

5 EC
5 ECTS Credits

Fee info

USD 990: 50-hour Course + Online component with ECTS Credits
Course Materials
14 Nights of Accommodation on a Bed-and-Breakfast Basis
Airport Transfers (within the mentioned time range)
2 Full-day Sightseeing Tours (Bosphorus Boat & Historical Peninsula Tours)
Free Museum Entrances
Certificate of Participation and Transcript of Records
Delightful Program Amenities (Bag, T-shirt, and Notebook)
USD 890: Early registration Discounted Fee Applicable until 30th April 2024


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