Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Eskisehir - Osmangazi LC
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
887475
1300
Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Intensive and Critical Care, Internal Medicine-Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine-General, Internal Medicine-Hematology, Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Internal Medicine-Invasive Cardiolog, Internal Medicine-Noninvasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Pulmonary, Internal Medicine-Rheumatology, Microbiology, Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Paediatrics, Parasitology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Respiratory Medicine, Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery-Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery-General, Surgery-Neurosurgery, Surgery-Orthopedics, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Surgery-Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Transplantation Surgery, Surgery-Vascular Sugery, Traumatology, Urology
august, september
5 SCOPE STUDENTS
5 SCORE STUDENTS
Only lunch in the hospital
Student flats
It is mandatory that you are vaccinated prior to the exchange period. We recommend taking masks and sanitizers with you if you can.

Also after you recieve your CA the updates on the Covid precautions will be shared with you, the situatuion is highly prone to emergency updates. We kindly ask for your understanding.
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LEOs
Mert Egemen Caliskan
OVERVIEW

Eskisehir Province is located in northwestern Turkey. Its adjacent provinces are Bilecik to the northwest, Kutahya to the west, Afyon to the southwest, Konya to the south, Ankara to the east, and Bolu to the north. Porsuk river goes through the centre of Eskisehir so it has a wonderful overview of the city. Eskisehir goes by the name “ student’s city” in Turkey as there are three universities( Anadolu, Eskisehir Technic and Osmangazi University) and most of the students are studying in these universities. Therefore the people in Eskisehir are super helpful and student friendly.  Eskisehir has a continental climate with cold, snowy, rainy winters and warm, dry summers.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Eskisehir Osmangazi University was founded in 1970 with a faculty of medicine. ESOGU has now become one of the leading universities in central Anatolia with nine faculties, three schools, four vocational schools and five graduate schools, that are on five campuses. Currently, it has 29,882 students and 1233 teaching and research staff. Faculty of medicine has been providing career education since 2009 with 72 departments and disciplines connected to Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences and Surgical Sciences departments. 1000-bed ESOGU Hospital of Faculty of Medicine, which has been in the position of a reference hospital for Eskisehir and the surrounding cities, has been the first public university hospital with ISO 9001:2000 Quality Assurance Certificate, and HACCP Certificate for food production in hospital kitchen in Turkey. ESOGU hospital, which has been the first university hospital among the health institutions in Turkey, where “Appointed Patient Admission System” is applied, is equipped with high- tech equipment. There is a helicopter pad which is in use for the purpose of urgent patient transfer in ESOGU Cumhuriyet Park which is situated near the hospital. Moreover, Prof.Dr.Servet Bilir Oncology Center, founded in 2004 for the purpose of treatment of cancer patients, serve patients from Eskisehir and surrounding cities.

University Webpage: https://www.ogu.edu.tr/Web/Index/en

Hospital Virtual Tour: http://hastane.ogu.edu.tr/sanaltur/index.html

University Wikipage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eski%C5%9Fehir_Osmangazi_University

Address of the Hospital: Meselik Campus 26480 ESK

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Physiology: Cardio-Renal effects of endogenous and exopenous substances
BOARDING

One time per day, at the hospital refectory. There are lots of restaurants and cafes near the university. Here is one examples address:

 Black King Cafe: Büyükdere, Mehmet Osman Sk. No:79, 26040 Odunpazarı/Eskişehir

LODGING

Rooms for 2 people, no boarding, common kitchen with 2 rooms. They have wi-fi. Generally it is a flat near the university. (Can change due to covid precautions)

TRANSPORTATION

There is a tramway line that travels between our university and the city center also you have the option to travel by bus our university has its own bus stop Tickets are around 2 liras for one ride. For women, dorms are a 15 minute walk to the university. For men, as we've said, it changes, but it will probably be a 20 minute walk max to the university. (Can change due to covid precautions)

 If you land at Istanbul Ataturk airport, there is a subway to the bus station and from there, it takes 5 hours to Eskisehir by bus. Also a fast-train option is available you can get there by subway or bus and it takes around 3.5 hours to get to Eskisehir.
 
 If you land at Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport, you can choose between fast train and bus, fast train lasts around 2.5 hours, and bus lasts around 4.5 hours. 

If you land at Ankara you can choose between bus and fast train. Bus takes around 2.5 hours and fast train takes around 1.5 hours to Eskisehir. Navigation from the airport to the Bus/Train station is by bus or subway.

SOCIAL PROGRAM

There will be a CP group at least 3 people. There will be national tours at least 2 weekends, to the touristical places in Turkey, with the other exchange students from other cities.

MUST SEE
Places to see in Eskisehir:
Odunpazarı Houses: Houses built by Ottomans and they are the first residential places in Eskisehir.
Sazova Park: It is including Tale Castle, Pirate Ship and many other interesting buildings.
Porsuk River and Adalar: There are so many cafes and entertainment places near the river. (Also canoe, gondola and river tour activities)
Wax Museum 
Meerschaum Museum
Odunpazari Modern Museum
Waterfall Park
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Probably you will use the airports in Ankara or Istanbul to enter Turkey, Eskisehir province is close to both places and you can come here by fast train or bus from both places. As stated previously.