Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Years of Partnership: four
Recognized worldwide as the historical crossroads between East and West, and as the only city that straddles two continents, Istanbul claims a secure place on any travel connoisseur’s wish list. Our Istanbul partner school, Bogazici University, is widely acclaimed as the finest institution of higher education in Turkey—an academic powerhouse that fuels the innovation and creativity that are, in turn, driving the rapid growth of Turkey’s economy. Harvard delegates return from conferences in Istanbul with colorful memories of the intricate mosque architecture along the Bosporus, the spicy street food of the city’s labyrinth bazaars, and the warmth and traditional Turkish hospitality of Turkish HCAP delegates.