Turkish Archaeology Summer School 2019 (Fully Funded)
  • July 22 - August 4, 2019
  • Fully Funded

Yunus Emre Institute organizes art and culture events and supports scientific studies along with educational activities all around the globe through Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Centres and offices at various universities worldwide.

In this scope, Yunus Emre Institute is organizing Turkey’s Place in World Cultural Heritage – Archaeology Summer School as part of its thematic summer schools to present the world a deeper insight into Turkey’s cultural heritage. They hereby invite applicants to join this program to be attended by university students interested in cultural heritage and archaeology, where participants will get the chance to gain astounding experience about Turkey’s cultural heritage through academic seminars and visits to archaeological sites and museums during the course of two weeks.

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Theme and subject:

  • 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, Ephesus, Göbeklitepe, Boğazköy-Hattusa; Troy Museum, Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Zeugma, Şanlıurfa, Çorum and Boğazköy Museums, Istanbul Archaeology Museum & Library
  • Historic and touristic sightseeing tours: Sightseeing tours to Çanakkale, Izmir, Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Ankara, Çorum and Istanbul.




The scholarship covers the following:

  • International and local transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day
  • Course materials
  • Museum/archaeological site entrance fees
  • Guidance


Only one person per country will be admitted to the program. 25 people will be accepted in total who will constitute a single class from among those meeting the requirements below:

  • Good command of English (at least B2)
  • Should be between 18-35 years of age
  • Should open to intercultural dialogue
  • Should have a genuine interest in foreign cultures
  • Should be studying/have studied a social science such as archaeology, culture studies, history, geography, cultural anthropology, folklore, art history, etc.
  • Should preferably a freshman or sophomore at the university level
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

Apply online through the given link between March 27th — April 25th, 2019.

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Application Deadline: April 25, 2019

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