FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are Exploring Istanbul and
Dersimiz İstanbul courses the same?
Yes, UNI 100 "Dersimiz
İstanbul" and UNI 100 “Exploring Istanbul" are the same courses.
"Dersimiz İstanbul" is in
Turkish while "Exploring Istanbul" is in English.
UNI 100 "Exploring
Istanbul" is generally preferred by international students but other
students can also enroll in this course.
Can preparatory program
students enroll in UNI 100 “Dersimiz İstanbul” from the Core Curriculum?
upper-intermediate level students at the preparatory program can take “Dersimiz
Course registration of student
who takes UNI 100 “Dersimiz İstanbul” course is made by Student Affairs and
later they are informed accordingly.
The quota of the course I want
to receive this semester seems to be full, what should I do about the issue?
Can you help me?
UNI xxx registered student
capacity is full. Therefore, you should submit your written request to the Core
Curriculum Office, indicating that you want to enroll in the course but you
cannot do it as there is no vacancy so that your demand for quota increase is
evaluated. But, we should emphasize that it is possible you are most likely to
have a negative response for your request due to not possible conditions.
As Core Curriculum Program, we
make every effort to offer all curriculum courses in each semester insofar as
Is it compulsory to take both
UNI 203 “Understanding Science and Technology” and UNI 204 “Understanding
Nature and Knowledge” courses?
The course group- named as Core Courses Cluster III- is formed of UNI 203 “Understanding Science and
Technology” and UNI 204 “Understanding Nature and Knowledge”, UNI 205 "Understanding Science and Environment", UNI 207 "Understanding Religion", UNI 209 "Understanding Cultural Encounters" and UNI 211 "Understanding Art and Architecture" courses.
There is obligation to take
and successfully complete only one of these courses. Those who successfully
complete only one of these courses are considered to meet their liability in
the Nature and Science Cluster group.
If I took both courses in the
“Core Courses Cluster III” group (UNI 203 and UNI 204), can it be counted in
my course obligation? How?
Although there is no
obligation to do so (see Question 4) if students take and successfully complete
the both courses, one of these courses are counted for the Nature and Science
Cluster group while the other one counted for General Elective course
Can I take UNI 222 “World Civilizations and Global Encounters: Since
1300 CE” course before taking UNI 221 “World Civilizations and Global
Encounters: Until 1300 CE” course?
UNI 221 “World Civilizations
and Global Encounters: Until 1300 CE” course is not pre-requisite to UNI 222
“World Civilizations and Global Encounters: Since 1300 CE” course? However, we
do not recommend our students who haven't taken UNI 221 to take the UNI 222
course in view of their academic standing.
Our recommendation to students
is to take UNI 222 “World Civilizations and Global Encounters: Since 1300 CE”
after UNI 221 “World Civilizations and
Global Encounters: Until 1300 CE"
Is “Formation of Modern
Turkey” course compulsory?
UNI 201-202 “Formations of
Modern Turkey I-II” are compulsory in Core Curriculum. You can look at the
course schedule of your college/school-department and learn the semester when
to take the courses.