Summer Scholarships For A Study Trip In Turkey ,

Hannover Başkonsolosluğu 16.05.2014




- The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey will offer short summer scholarships for a study trip for successful and motivated graduate students (MA, MPhil, PhD, etc.) interested in Ottoman and Turkish studies.

- The aim of the project is to provide wide-ranging first hand information on Turkey, its culture, history and politics; and to promote social and academic exchanges among the participants and their Turkish counterparts.


- Applicants to the study trip must be graduate students in Turcology, History, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Journalism, Law or Public Administration.

- This year’s scholarship programme is open to students from the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA.


- All travel and accommodation expenses of the study trip will be covered by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

- The programme will include 30 participants.

- The programme, excursions and discussions will be in English.

- Participants of the study trip will be required to arrive in Turkey on 21 August 2014 and fully participate in the programme that ends on 28 August 2014. (Draft programme is enclosed.)

- Following the visit, participants will be requested to provide an evaluation paper by 20 September 2014 on the programme and their perception of Turkey.


- Applications can be made to the Turkish Embassy in Berlin to the following addresses:

- Tiergartenstr. 19-21, 10785 Berlin


- E-mail:

- Applicants will be requested to provide a CV, motivation letter in English and transcripts.


- The deadline for applications is 15 June 2014.




(21 AUGUST-28 AUGUST 2014)

21 August 2014, Thursday (Istanbul)

Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to the hotel

20.00 Dinner at the hotel

22 August 2014, Friday (Istanbul)

08.30 Departure from the hotel

09.30-10.30 Visit to the Dolmabahce Palace

11.30-12.30 Visit to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the

Basilica Cistern

12.30-13.30 unch

13.30-15.30 Visit to the
Archaeological Museum
and the Sultanahmet Mosque

16.00-17.30 Visit to the Grand Bazaar

20.00 Dinner: Boat Tour

23 August 2014, Saturday (Istanbul)

10.00-11.30 Lecture (to be announced)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

14.00-15.30 Visit to the Topkapı Palace

16.00-17.00 Visit to
the Prime
Ministry Ottoman Archives

17.30-18.30 Visit to
Pierre Loti


24 August 2014, Sunday (Istanbul)

10.00-12.30 Visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace

13.00-14.00 Lunch

15.00-15.30 Visit to İstiklal Avenue

16.00-18.00 Lecture (to be announced)

20.00 Dinner

25 August 2014, Monday (Bursa)

08.00 Departure from the hotel for Bursa

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.30-15.30 Visit to the Grand Mosque, Atatürk Museum,

Uluumay Museum for Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewellery

17.00-19.30 Visit to the Green Mosque and Cumalıkızık

20.00 Dinner

26 August 2014, Tuesday (Ankara)

07.30-12.30 Departure from the hotel for Ankara

12.30-13.30 Arrival to the hotel


14.30-16.00 Visit to Anıtkabir

16.30-20.00 Free time

20.00 Dinner

27 August 2014, Wednesday (Ankara)

10.00-11.00 Visit to the Museum of Ethnography

11.00-12.30 Visit to Hamam Önü

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Ankara Palas

13.30-15.30 Briefing by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

16.00-17.00 Visit to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations

18.00-19.30 Visit to the Ankara Castle and ÇengelhanRahmi Koç Museum

20.00 Dinner at the Ankara Castle

28 August 2014, Thursday

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