Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School

The Sevgi-Dogan Gönül Ottoman Research Building

The Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School is conducted annually in Cunda, Turkey by the Ottoman Studies Foundation. The program is sponsored by Koç University in Istanbul and the Turkish Cultural Foundation.

2017 teaching faculty

Ottoman I: Selim KURU (University of Washington)
Ottoman II: Yorgos DEDES (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)
Persian: Maryam NIAZADEH
Karamanlidhika: Evangelia BALTA (Institute of Historical Studies/National Hellenic Research Foundation)
Modern Turkish: Gülşah TAŞKIN (Koç University)
Ottoman tutor: Oscar AGUIRRE-MANDUJANO (University of Washington)

It is open to everyone interested in continuing their study of Ottoman and Turkish for the purpose of academic research, and priority is given to qualified doctoral students.

The program provides proficiency-based instruction in reading and translating Ottoman Turkish texts in both manuscript and printed forms. The 2017 program runs from July 10 to August 18. Please browse our site to learn more about the program.

Applications are due on Friday, April 14, 2017.

Download the application form for the 2017 Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School: