Turkey (TurkMSIC) - Istanbul- Bahcesehir
Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Urology
School - Hospital Cafeteria
Student Dormitory
Curriculum Vitae is mandatory by our professors, also white coat and stethoscope can be necessary.

Istanbul is one of the most beautiful city in Turkey. There are lots of things to do as a student. You can visit historical places such as palaces, museums, mosques, and churches. Bosphorus tour is an another option to see  beauties of both Europe and Asia side of the city. There are also a lot of forests, beaches, and waterfronts to hang out with your friends for summer days. Istanbul is actually not expensive for students, you  will generally find out the cheapest way whatever you decide to do.  Because of there are lots of colleges in Istanbul, you always have a chance to meet your friendly  peers. The wheather generally  is hot and enable people to do outdoor sports, to go shopping, to have a dinner out.


Bahcesehir University is the most suitable university for the slogan of “the heart of Istanbul”. University has 4 campuses; Beşiktaş, Göztepe, Şişli, Galata. This slogan applies for all 4 campuses not just Beşiktaş campus. Medicine Faculty is in Göztepe Campus.

 University’s hospitals are Medical Park Hospitals which are all around the Turkey but the main hospital is in Göztepe. MEDICAL PARK Goztepe Hospital Complex features 353 beds,12 operation rooms, 64 ICU beds, more than 150 physicians. This is the largest private hospital of Turkey with respect to the bed capacity. Furthermore, the Cancer Hospital is the first private cancer hospital in Turkey. In MEDICAL PARK Goztepe Cancer Hospital, specialized Departments like Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Cancer Surgery, Genetics, Complementary Medicine, Psychology, Nutrition and Diet provide excellent clinical and service quality. All clinics necessary to combat various cases of cancer are here under the same roof, and the annexed General Hospital provides further consultation and additional facilities.MEDICAL PARK Goztepe Dental Hospital, all oral and teeth health cases, ranging from endodontics to most severe jaw surgical interventions are covered.
Our native language is Turkish and generally doctors also speak same language. But in our hospital your responsible doctor will speak English with you.

Project: Investigation of Protein / Ligand Interactions Using Molecular Modelling Applications

Lab: Computational Biology and Molecular Simulations Lab
One meal per day wil be provided by us in the campus cafeteria, also we have meeting dinner, the next monday after you arrive.
You will stay in a student dormitory.

Arriving Istanbul

We have two airports in Istanbul; Istanbul Airpot and Sabiha Gökçen Airport. You can also  use special buses called 'havatas ' and 'havaist' they will cost you about 8-15 liras to go central places(Taksim for Ataturk/Kadikoy ) from airports here : http://www.havatas.com/

You can also use metro line of european side, you can find more information from this link : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IstanbulMetro

Our hospital and campus is in a central location in Istanbul. We will inform you further on this issue upon your arrival by welcome e-mail.

There is no pre-organized social program. We will organise them prior to your arrival and let you know by welcome e-mail.  
You can always attend the concerts and festivals during your Exchange. You can learn more about concerts, theatre, cinema and etc. from your contact person or you can search them from http://www.biletix.com/anasayfa/TURKIYE/en .
In weekends you can attend to National Tours. Information about National Tours will be given by our NMO

Topkapi Palace: Showing every detail of a classic Ottoman Empire architecture, this palace is a must see. There are swords, guns, jewelries of that time, as well as gardens and rooms which the emperors stayed in. Harem has a different ticket but is still located inside of the palace.

Dolmabahce Palace: It is tThe very last palace to hostof the Ottoman Emperor and his familyire. Despite the Topkapi Palace, it was a bit modern sense but still very tasteful to see. It is located on the seaside of Besiktas region. It could be reached by Kabatas tramvay stop.

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul does not only bring Western and European cultures together, but also brings all kinds of religions together. A great example of this is Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia was a church back in Byzantion times. After Istanbul was conquered, it was turned into a Mosque. What is very amazing about Hagia Sophia is thatis, even though it hawas minares and is called as a mosque, it still has Christian frescos inside it and sustains the architecture of both a church and a mosque.

Grand Bazaar: Number one stop for a tourist in Istanbul! Grand Bazaar, so big as the name gives it off, has everything inside that a tourist might weant to buy. There are all kinds of souvenirs, carpets, scarves, shoes, bags, and jewelries. The architecture is also one of a kind and those big doors welcome you to a journey full of wonders.

Sultanahmet Mosque: Sultanahmet Mosque gives its name to the region Sultanahmet. It is located on the heart of touristic places in Istanbul. Inside is a classic Ottomaon mosque style, and outside is a garden, leading out to Hagia Sophia. Not to mention that it is a walking distance to Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern.

Ortakoy, Besiktas, Kadikoy, Taksim etc. is the most favorite parts of Istanbul

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