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Applications open for Thematic Summer Schools in Turkey

The last date to apply for the Turkish Summer School 2020 in Turkey is March 31st, 2020.

Applications for 2020 are open for Yunus Emre Institute's thematic summer schools.

The Institute's summer schools initially focused on Turkish teaching and promoting Turkish culture through immersion, but a thematic twist was added in 2018 as summer schools were structured around central themes. The Archaeology Summer School, the Science Summer School, Turkish Literature Summer School, the Turkish Cuisine Summer School and Turkish Cinema Summer School will host participants in Turkey in 2020.


Theme and subjects.

  • Seminars and workshops: Seminars rich in content to be delivered by experts like academicians, archaeologists, museum directors etc. about Anatolian civilizations, their archaeology, history and the analysis of the same from the viewpoint of architecture and art history etc

  • Film and documentary screenings: Screening of documentaries and films about archaeological sites and excavation areas.

  • Field visits: Visits to the archaeological sites of Troy, İzmir Agora, Ephesus, Göbeklitepe, Çatalhöyük; Troy Museum, Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Zeugma, Şanlıurfa; Istanbul Archaeology Museum & Library.

  • Historic and touristic sightseeing tours: Sightseeing tours to Çanakkale, Izmir, Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Ankara, Konya, Nevşehirand Istanbul.


Along with educational activities, Yunus Emre Institute organizes art and culture events and supports scientific studies all around the globe through Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Centres and offices at various universities worldwide. In this scope, Yunus Emre Institute is organizing theTABIP Science Summer School as part of its thematic summer schools to present the world a deeper insight into Turkey’s academic potential. Each year the sub-theme is focusing on a different topic. The theme of 2020 is Advanced Farming Technologies. They hereby invite you to join this program to be attended by university students and graduates interested in advanced farming technologies, where you will get the chance to gain astounding experience about Turkey’s academic and scientific potential through seminars, lectures and visits to special companies during the course of two weeks.


Theme and subjects

  • Seminars: Seminars rich in content to be delivered by academicians, directors, actors/actresses, critics etc. about the history, films, actors/actresses of Turkish cinema.

  • Film screenings and interviews: Screening of masterpieces of Turkish cinema and discussions on these masterpieces with academicians from universities, directors, actors/actresses, critics etc.

  • Field visits: Famous and significant movie locations, film sets, film production companies, series/film shooting areas, movie theatres, cinema departments, cinema museums etc.

  • Presentations by participants: Presentations which the participants will prepare about Turkish cinema in the course of the programme.

  • City sightseeing tour: Historic and touristic city sightseeing tours in Istanbul


  • In this context, the Institute has unveiled the Turkish Gastronomy Summer School program to promote and showcase Turkish cuisine more closely.

  • Seminars rich in content will be given by academics and master chefs on the history of Turkish cuisine, Turkish culinary culture, and traditions, products that are unique to Turkish cuisine, the cooking techniques, the use of species, etc.

  • Workshops: Workshops will be held to give hand-on experience on culinary cultures of diverse regions in Turkey.

  • Tasting Events: During the program, there will be opportunities to taste many Turkish delicacies.

  • Field visits: There will be visits to the cities which are included in the gastronomy category of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network, with opportunities to learn about traditional marks and see historical sites such as the Spice Bazaar.

  • City sightseeing tour: Historic and touristic cities such as Istanbul, Bursa, Afyonkarahisar, Ankara, Şanlıurfa, and Gaziantep.


  • In this scope, Yunus Emre Institute is organizing the Turkish Literature Summer School in Istanbul to present a deeper insight into Turkish literature.

  • They hereby invite you to Istanbul this summer to join this wonderful program whereby you will get the chance to meet prominent authors and poets of Turkish literature, acquaint yourself with the works of diverse authors of various literary genres through seminars, discussions and various workshops, and experience the real settings of Turkish literature on-site.


  • Age Should be between 18-35 Years.

  • Should open to intercultural dialogue.

  • Good Command of English.

  • Should have a genuine interest in foreign cultures

  • Should have no health problems that could impede travelling.

Scholarship covers the following:

  • International and local transportation

  • Accommodation

  • Three meals a day

  • Course materials

  • Museum/ archaeological site entrance fees

scholarship does not cover the following:

  • Personal travel insurance

  • Visa costs

  • Personal expenditures


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