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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 2016-2017

Official Arrival Dates: 17 – 18 September 2016 (Saturday-Sunday)

September 19, 2016 Monday
9:00 - 10:00

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

Ms. Ayşegül Başol,
Director, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Mr. Erkin Tarhan,
Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. B. Yasemin Başar,
Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu Öz,
Turkish Instructor
Ms. Nurbanu Demirtaş
Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özge Sandalcı Okatan,
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 - 16:00 Course Registration
Students will have the chance to discuss their course lists with department coordinators.

Meeting Point: Main Campus Library
16:15 - 17:30 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
   
September 20, 2016 Tuesday
09:00 – 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00 INFO Session: Academic and Administrative Procedures
  • Dormitories
  • Bilkent Computer Center - Dorm Net
  • Course Registration
  • Residence Permit
Place: FEASS Building, C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
15:00 - 16:00 WORKSHOP: Erasmus Student Network – ESN Bilkent (International Student Club) Presentation

Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
September 21, 2016 Wednesday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00 WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 700.000 years of ingeniosity & innovation"
Asst. Prof. Thomas Zimmerman, Chair Archaeology Department
Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
15:00 - 16:15 WORKSHOP: "Turkish Way of Living" Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
17:00

Welcome Reception
Place: Main Campus grass field, Across FEASS Building

   
September 22, 2016 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 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 23, 2016 Friday
 

Classes Begin

   
September 24, 2016 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: 60TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 22 US Dollars or 20 Euros.

 

 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS
SPRING 2016-2017

Official Arrival Dates: 28 – 29 January 2017 (Saturday-Sunday)

January 30, 2017 Monday
9:00 - 10:00

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

Ms. Ayşegül Başol,
Director, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Mr. Erkin Tarhan,
Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. B. Yasemin Başar,
Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu Öz,
Turkish Instructor
Ms. Nurbanu Demirtaş
Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özge Sandalcı Okatan,
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
  • Bilkent Computer Center- Dorm Net
  • Course Registrations
  • Residence Permit
Place: FEASS Building, C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
January 31, 2017 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)

   
February 1, 2017 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: Art Gallery, Main Campus Library

   
February 2, 2017 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00 WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 700.000 years of ingeniosity & innovation"
Asst. Prof.  Thomas Zimmerman, Chair Archaeology Department
Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
15:00 - 16:15 WORKSHOP: "Turkish Way of Living"
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
16:15 - 16:30 Refreshments
16:30 - 17:30 WORKSHOP: Erasmus Student Network – ESN Bilkent (International Student Club) Presentation
Place: C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
   
February 3, 2017 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: 60TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 22 US Dollars or 20 Euros.

 

 

 
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