Arizona Center for Turkish Studies

We are dedicated to broadly conceived, innovative approaches to the past and present of the peoples and cultures of contemporary Turkey and the Ottoman Empire, as well as their diasporas.

Our Mission
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ACTS's interdisciplinary group of faculty and students study all aspects of Turkish society, including history, politics, economy, literature, and music. Dedicated and interested donors help to fund this essential cultural research.

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Arizona in Turkey

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for an eight-week summer study abroad program based in Istanbul! 

Straddling the Bosporus Strait and located on both the European and Asian continents, Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city. In addition to language coursework, students participate in several academic excursions to regional sites.

Study abroad in Turkey


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