Summer Scholarships For A Study Trip In Turkey

Nürnberg Başkonsolosluğu 18.05.2014


  • 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. (Draftprogramme 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 will be made to theTurkish Consulate General in Nürnberg to the following address:

Regensburger Str. 69, 90478 Nürnberg

or viaE-Mail to

  • 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

20.00Dinner at the hotel

22 August 2014, Friday (Istanbul)

08.30Departure from the hotel

09.30-10.30 Visit to the Dolmabahce Palace

11.30-12.30Visit to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the

Basilica Cistern


13.30-15.30Visit to the Archaeological Museumand the Sultanahmet Mosque

16.00-17.30Visit to the Grand Bazaar

20.00Dinner: Boat Tour

23 August 2014, Saturday (Istanbul)

10.00-11.30Lecture (to be announced)


14.00-15.30Visit to the Topkapı Palace

16.00-17.00Visit to the Prime Ministry Ottoman Archives

17.30-18.30Visit to Pierre Loti


24 August 2014, Sunday (Istanbul)

10.00-12.30Visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace


15.00-15.30Visit to İstiklal Avenue

16.00-18.00 Lecture (to be announced)


25 August 2014, Monday (Bursa)

08.00Departure from the hotel for Bursa


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

Uluumay Museum for Ottoman Folk Costumes and Jewellery

17.00-19.30Visit to the Green Mosque and Cumalıkızık


26 August 2014, Tuesday (Ankara)

07.30-12.30Departure from the hotel for Ankara

12.30-13.30Arrival to the hotel


14.30-16.00Visit to Anıtkabir

16.30-20.00Free time


27 August 2014, Wednesday (Ankara)

10.00-11.00Visit to the Museum of Ethnography

11.00-12.30Visit to Hamam Önü

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Ankara Palas

13.30-15.30Briefing 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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