Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey

Exploration of Turkish Art via Museums

when 22 July 2023 - 5 August 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee USD 850

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

3 EC

Fee info

USD 850: 50 course hours and relevant ECTS credits. Each applicant can only choose 1 course subject.
Course materials
14 Nights Superior Hostel Accommodation in shared rooms
Free airport transfer (for groups 10+ students)
Two weekend sightseeing tours ( Bosphorus Boat Tour & Historical Peninsula )
Gastronomy workshop followed by cocktail party
Free Museum entrances
Graduation Certificate
Graduation Ceremony and Party
Delightful Istanbul Program Amenities ( Bag, T-shirt, Notebook and Pens)
USD 750: Early registration Discounted Fee Applicable until 30th of March,2023.


Scholarships are directly coordinated with the universities. Conditions apply.