İbn Haldun Üniversitesi

Language Courses

Language Program

The Ibn Haldun University (IHU) Summer School Language Program offers intensive instruction in Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian for international students and professionals. This is a full Summer Term that over seven weeks offers twice the transferable credits as a regular 14-week semester. All classes will meet at IHU’s historically atmospheric Süleymaniye Campus, part of the famous Ottoman architect Sinan’s 16th-century Süleymaniye Complex, situated right at the heart of the city. A wholly immersive experience is designed to comprise co-curricular and extra-curricular activities such as conversation tables and study hours; seminars by top scholars on Turkish history, politics, literature, and art; cultural events, movie screenings and, field trips to historical sites and archives.


Modern Turkish

♦ Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels are available

♦ All courses meet five days a week — from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

♦ The tuition fee is identical $2,000 for 140 hours of instruction.


Ottoman Turkish

♦ Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels are available

♦ All courses meet five days a week — from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

♦ The tuition fee is identical $2,000 for 140 hours of instruction.


Arabic

♦ Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels are available

♦ All courses meet five days a week — from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

♦ The tuition fee is identical $2,000 for 140 hours of instruction.


Persian 

♦ Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels are available

♦ All courses meet five days a week — from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

♦ The tuition fee is identical $2,000 for 140 hours of instruction.


Other details:

Students are given a skill-based placement test in their chosen language, prepared and conducted by specialists and experienced instructors, after which they are placed into an appropriate level.

The fees indicated above cover tuition, course materials, weekday lunches, and all program activities (including seminars, field trips, and other cultural activities), but do not include housing, international travel, medical and travel insurance, as well as any passport or visa costs.

The IHU Summer School Language Program is coordinated and developed in collaboration with the IHU School of Languages and the Department of History.

Accommodation: As the fees indicated above do not cover room or board, if you need help with finding housing, please contact IHU’s International Office at international@ihu.edu.tr.

Summer School contact: If you have questions about the program, please feel free to e-mail to the IHU Summer School Directorate at summerschool@ihu.edu.tr.

NOTE: Application deadline: For all language courses — April 30, 2019.