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|Open to:||UB and other SUNY students||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Eligibility:||Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students|
|Area of Study:||Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Philosophy, Sociology, Urban and Public Policy Studies||Term:||Academic Year, Fall, Spring|
|Housing Options:||On Campus||Program Advisor:||Krista Paszkowsky|
|Credits:||12-18 per semester|
Istanbul Technical University
Istanbul Technical University (ITU) is a research university that specializes in architecture, engineering, science, and textile technologies. It is a bilingual university with courses taught in Turkish and English. ITU is comprised of five campuses across Istanbul with a total of 21,000 students. Ayazaga is the main campus and home to the faculties of engineering and naval architecture. All campuses are accessible by public transportation and within easy reach of Taksim, the lively center of modern Istanbul.
ITU offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. There are 12 faculties in the following areas:
- Aeronautics & Astronautics
- Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Management Engineering
- Maritime Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
- Science & Letters
- Textile Technologies & Design
At least 30% of courses will be offered in English. Exchange students take courses alongside their ITU counterparts and are free to choose from all available courses. In general, six to eight courses per semester is a normal workload at ITU. Regular ITU students typically take 15-25 credits per semester.
Exchange students live in campus housing provided by ITU. There are several residence halls on the main Ayazaga campus with bus service to the other campuses. There are some single rooms but most will be offered on a shared basis with Turkish or other international students.
Additional housing information is available on the ITU website.
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on the term.
UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.
Fall Semester: Late September-Mid January
Spring Semester: Early February-Early June
Program suspended for Spring 2017.
Fall Semester and Academic Year: March 15
Spring Semester: September 15