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Arizona State University: Turkish (Domestic)

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Tempe, Arizona
Arizona State University
Dates of Program: 
May 29, 2018
July 13, 2018



Program Type: 
Summer Domestic
Program Level: 
Year 1
Classroom/Study Hours: 
Year 1Year 2
Credits offered8
Number of Classroom Hours per week22
Number of Self-Study/Homework Hours per week15-20
Number of Hours With a Language Partner per week3-9

1st-year textbook: Kurtuluş Öztupçu, Elementary Turkish: A Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition, 2009,

*All textbooks provided.

Program Details: 

Students participate in a Turkish iso-immersion program on the Tempe campus of ASU. Courses and cultural activities are built to simulate an in-country experience.

First-Year Turkish

Students with no previous experience learn to understand Turkish culture and to speak Turkish at the Novice High or Intermediate Low level.

All Project GO programs provide funding for:

  • Tuition/fees
  • Room and Board
  • Travel to/from study location
  • Books
  • Insurance
  • Visa

The following costs will not be included in Project GO Funding: personal spending money, personal travel, costs for obtaining a passport, medication, and expenses for dependents.

Please Note: Project GO participants planning to travel abroad MUST have a valid U.S. passport in their possession no later than 90 days before anticipated travel date. Many destinations require student visas, which take additional processing time. For further information, visit our FAQs.

Additional Details: 


Turkish 101 & 102. Prerequisites: None, for beginning students.


7 weeks of training at Arizona State - 8 credits


First-year students begin with an intensive introduction to Turkish, covering all 20 chapters of "Elementary Turkish" and acquiring basic communication skills in classes that run 4.5 hours a day, with tutoring and cultural activities in the afternoon.

Students interact with local language and culture coaches in our domestic immersion program.

Domestic activities are built to simulate in-country experience. Students live in language-segregated on-campus housing.


Arizona State University is a large, metropolitan university. The main campus, housing 64,000 students, is located in Tempe, 15 minutes by light rail from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Emblematic of the lively, eclectic atmosphere of Tempe is the city's main street, Mill Avenue. Anchored on one end by gleaming office towers and on the other by the university, with a mix of eccentric and upscale establishments, Mill Avenue caters to both international students and international businesses.

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Application Deadline: 
February 20, 2018
Separate application?: 
No, a separate application is not needed.
How to Apply: 

Students will be able to select this program while completing the Project GO common application.

Andrew Gunn
Email Address: 
(480) 965-4188

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