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  Office of Exchange Programs
  Orientation Program
  Practical Information
Orientation Program
Office of Exchange Programs (OISEP) organizes an orientation program for incoming exchange students just before their first semester begins on campus. It will provide you with essential information about registration, visa issues, your safety and services available to you on campus. The program also includes Turkish course, a tour of the campus and environs and sightseeing places of interest in Ankara. Exchange students are highly recommended to participate in Orientation week. OISEP is located in the Registrar's Office in the administration building near the dormitories on the Main Campus.

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS
FALL 2019-2020

Official Arrival Dates: 14 – 15 September 2019 (Saturday-Sunday)

September 16, 2019 Monday
8:45 - 9:30

Turkish Breakfast
Here you will meet the staff (mentioned below) who are available to assist you throughout your stay

Mr. Erkin Tarhan, Exchange Program Coordinator, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. B. Yasemin Başar, Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özlem Aksu Kurtoğlu, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Nurbanu Aydın, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Turkish Instructor


Place: Café In (Main Campus)

9:45 - 10:45 Turkish Class
11:30 - 12:30

Welcome Speech to International Students
Prof. Abdullah Atalar
Place: Bilkent Concert Hall

Meeting Point: FEASS Bus Stop at 11.00

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 15:00

Campus Tour on foot. (Main Campus: Library, Faculty Buildings, Bilkent Computer Center (BCC), Yapı Kredi Bank, Cafeterias, Post Office, Sports Halls, Bus Stops, ATM’s, Bookstore, Radio Bilkent etc.)
                               
Meeting Point: Main Campus Library

15:00 - 16:00

INFO. Session: Academic and Administrative Procedures

  • Dormitories
  • Security
  • Heath Center
  • Non-Smoking Campus Policy
  • Bilkent Computer Center- Dorm Net
  • Course Registrations
  • Residence Permit

Place: FEASS Building, Room T272, Main Campus

16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
September 17, 2019 Tuesday
09:00 – 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 16:00

Course Registration
Students will have the chance to discuss their course lists with department coordinators.

Meeting Point: Office of International Students and Exchange Programs (Registrars Office)

   
September 18, 2019 Wednesday
09:45 - 11:00

How to Flunk
Prof. Orhan Aytür, Vice Rector
Place: Main Campus, EE building EE-01 Conferance Hall

11:15 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:30

Meeting Point: `Main Campus Library.** Bus Tour to Atatürk’s Mausoleum

17:00

Welcome Reception
Place:Main Campus No:49

   
September 19, 2019 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00

WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 1.300.000 years of ingeniosity & innovation"
Asst. Prof.  Thomas Zimmerman, Archaeology Department
Place:FEASS Building C Block Auditorium, Main Campus

15:00 - 15:15 Refreshments
15:15 - 16:15

WORKSHOP: “Turkish Way of Living”
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place:FEASS Building C Block Auditorium, Main Campus

16:30 - 17:30

WORKSHOP: Erasmus Student Network – ESN Bilkent (International Student Club) Presentation
Place: FEASS Building, C Block Auditorium, Main Campus

   
September 20, 2019 Friday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:00

Residence permit application

Please bring your passport and all the required documents*** with you.

                               
Meeting Point: Bilkent Computer Center Building, 3rd floor, room B304.

   
September 21, 2019 Saturday
10:30

Trip to Beypazarı-Bus transportation will be organized by OISEP

Meeting Point:
Student Dormitories Sports Hall.**

INFORMATION ABOUT BEYPAZARI : http://www.beypazarliyiz.com/
   
  • (*) Lunch at own expense.
  • (**) You are expected to be on time for bus tours.
  • (***) Documents required for a Residence Permit:
    1. Passport
    2. Photocopy of the passport. (ID page, Student Visa page showing last arrival date stamp)
    3. Three ID photos (separately)
    4. One copy of your health insurance contract
    5. Application fee: 89TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 15 US Dollars or 12 Euros.

 

 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS
SPRING 2019-2020

Official Arrival Dates: 25 – 26 January 2020 (Saturday-Sunday)

January 27, 2020 Monday
9:00 - 10:00

Turkish Breakfast
Here you will meet the staff (mentioned below) who are available to assist you throughout your stay
Mr. Erkin Tarhan, Exchange Program Coordinator, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs Ms. B. Yasemin Başar, Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özlem Aksu Kurtoğlu
Ms. Nurbanu Aydın, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Turkish Instructor


Place: Café In (Main Campus)

10:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 15:00 Campus Tour on foot. (Main Campus: Library, Faculty Buildings, Bilkent Computer Center (BCC), Yapı Kredi Bank, Cafeterias, Post Office, Sports Halls, Bus Stops, ATM’s, Bookstore, Radio Bilkent etc.)
15:00 - 16:00 INFO. Session: Academic and Administrative Procedures
  • Dormitories
  • Security
  • Heath Center
  • Non-Smoking Campus Policy
  • Bilkent Computer Center- Dorm Net
  • Course Registrations
  • Residence Permit
Place: FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus
16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
January 28, 2020 Tuesday
09:00 – 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 16:30

Course Registration
Students will have the chance to discuss their course lists with department coordinators.

Meeting Point: Office of International Exchange Programs (Registrar’s Office)

   
January 29, 2020 Wednesday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:30

Bus Tour to Atatürk’s Mausoleum
Meeting Point: `Main Campus Library.**

17:00

Welcome Reception
Place: Registrar’s Office Building, Main Hall

   
January 30, 2020 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00

WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 1.300.000 years of
ingeniosity & innovation"
Asst. Prof.  Thomas Zimmerman, Chair Archaeology Department
Place: FEASS Building, C Block Auditorium, Main Campus

15:00 - 15:15 Refreshments
15:15 - 16:15

WORKSHOP: “Turkish Way of Living”
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place: FEASS Building, C Block Auditorium, Main Campus

16:30 - 17:30

WORKSHOP: Erasmus Student Network – ESN Bilkent (International Student Club) Presentation
Place:Place: FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

   
January 31, 2020 Friday
10:00 - 12:00

Residence permit application

Please bring your passport and all the required documents *** with you.
                               
Meeting Point: Bilkent Computer Center Building, 3rd floor, room B304**

   
  • (*) Lunch at own expense.
  • (**) You are expected to be on time for bus tours.
  • (***) Documents required for a Residence Permit:
    1. Passport
    2. Photocopy of the passport. (ID page, Student Visa page showing last arrival date stamp)
    3. Three ID photos (separately)
    4. One copy of your health insurance contract
    5. Application fee: 89TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 15 US Dollars or 12 Euros.

 

 

 
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