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The Keyman Program offers several research opportunities to scholars interested in Turkish studies. 

Visiting Scholars

The program welcomes both new and established scholars from Turkey to teach and pursue research at Northwestern University. Learn about the application requirements and browse past scholars.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the study of Turkey in a global or a comparative perspective. Applications are welcome from scholars whose research addresses transnational social processes, problems or conflicts in connection to contemporary Turkey.

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Grants and Funding

Research proposals for individual and group projects are invited in all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Applicants may place the proposed work in an interdisciplinary context by explaining its relevance to modern Turkey. Proposals indicating collaboration with Turkish institutions and colleagues will be given priority.

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Students abroad in Istanbul