Since 2004, SUNY Cortland and Anadolu University in Eskisehir, Turkey have partnered on a strong and vibrant Dual-Diploma Programs (DDP) in the fields of teaching English as a second language and business economics.
The SUNY Cortland-Anadolu University articulation agreements, which have been approved by the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) and SUNY, establish programs of study where academic credits are reciprocated between the institutions. Each program allows the students to begin their studies in Turkey and then continue their academic progress at SUNY Cortland. By the end of the program, students have completed four or more semesters in Turkey and four or more in the United States. Upon completion, the student will graduate with degrees from both universities.
Dual-Diploma Programs at SUNY Cortland
B.A. Business Economics with concentrations in Financial Management, International Business, and Economics.
Prospective Turkish students who graduated from a high school in Turkey will be admitted to the international dual diploma program in B.A. degree by OSYM according to their YKS scores (DiL score type). Non-Turkish students will be admitted to the program according to the Anadolu University Foreign Student Application, Admission, and Registration Guideline and the Turkish Higher Education Council's Foreign Student Admissions Guideline.
Turkish and non-Turkish students who are admitted to Anadolu University will also be admitted to SUNY Cortland. However, in order to start their education at SUNY Cortland, students' GPA at Anadolu University should be a minimum of 2.50 over 4.00; and they should have a minimum English proficiency score on an exam accepted by SUNY Cortland, as noted below.
Once admitted to the program, the student begins their studies at Anadolu University. TESL students typically enroll at Anadolu University in years 1 and 4, and enroll at SUNY Cortland in years 2 and 3. Business Economics students enroll in years 1 and 2 at Anadolu University and years 3 and 4 at SUNY Cortland. Master’s students typically enroll in year 1 at Anadolu University and in year 2 at SUNY Cortland.
Admission to a DDP Program and Enrollment at Anadolu University
Coming to Cortland to Continue the DDP Program
Features of the Dual-Diploma Programs at SUNY Cortland
You will find in SUNY Cortland a supportive environment. Our International Programs office, and many other offices on campus, are dedicated to ensuring that DDP students enjoy all that our campus has to offer. There is no better time in your life to develop new friendships, gain new understandings and broaden your horizons.
Please see our International Student Testimonials to learn about the DDP student experience.
Students pay tuition and fees to Anadolu University bills for their Anadolu-based coursework and pay SUNY Cortland for their Cortland-based coursework. Find information on Anadolu tuition and fees for non-Turkish students. Find information on SUNY Cortland tuition and fees.
Anadolu University - SUNY Cortland Partnership Agreements
SUNY Cortland International Programs Office
Daniela Baban Hurrle, Associate Director of International Student and Scholar Services
SUNY Turkey Office
Busra Cebeci, Program Director
Tel: + 90 212 319 1838-39