The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Koç University jointly operate an educational program called “Türkiye: Politics, Society and Economy” in Istanbul. The program was first conducted in the summer of 2014, and as a result of the success of its first year, it was repeated in 2015.

Students from all different backgrounds and faculty members visit Koç, and lectures selected for this program give the chance to the Nebraska students to explore various critical issues in Turkish politics, society and culture, and economy. The group visit companies like YapıKredi and Global Relations Forum, and the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, while also visiting highlights in the Old City.