Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI) participants Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI) participants

KEI Abroad in Istanbul, Turkey


Academic Year, Spring, Fall


Please refer to the KEI website

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Culture
  • Hospitality
  • Travel & Tourism

Cost in US$:

Please refer to the KEI website

Program Fees Include:

- Tuition and fees at host university
- Housing in apartment or homestay
- Partial meals with homestay
- Medical and travel insurance
- Cultural excursions and activities
- Internship for qualified students
- Access to campus facilities
- Official transcript
- Pre-departure and on-site support
- Onsite Director
- 24/7 emergency assistance
- Airport welcome and transfer
- Onsite orientation
- Use of mobile telephone

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Scholarships are Available

Scholarships, grants and interest-free payment plans are available for qualified students. KEI also accepts all forms of federal, state and institutional financial aid and loans. Please visit the KEI website for more information.

Application Process Involves

  • Essay
  • Transcript
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home