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Students in Istanbul study abroad program wrap up studies, adventures

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Istanbul study abroad program at KU Law

Istanbul study abroad program at KU Law

By Geoffrey Corn

ISTANBUL – Students from KU Law, South Texas College of Law in Houston and South Korea recently wrapped up their three-week adventure in Turkey through the Istanbul study abroad program.

Like groups in the past, they not only benefited from an interesting academic lineup, but also toured some of the most amazing historical sights in the world. They also spent each afternoon exploring Istanbul's amazing offerings, from the Hagia Sophia, to the Blue Mosque, to Dolmabahce Palace. And when all else failed, there was always great shopping in the Grand Bazaar, or just time to relax with a chai sitting along the Bosphorus.

Eleven KU Law students participated in this year's program.

KU Law is proud of its connection to Bahcesehir University Law School in Istanbul and that it is able to offer students this amazing opportunity. Participating students learn far more than law; they learn that modern Turkey is an icon of multiculturalism, tolerance, and hospitality to all who pass through its borders.

Geoffrey Corn, associate professor, South Texas College of Law, taught Principles of
Counter-Terrorism during the Istanbul program.