Welcome to Koç University
As a model institution providing outstanding education at international standards, Koç University continues to distinguish itself on a global level with its focus on quality and increasing international recognition as a research university. With its strong academic structure, research opportunities, international achievements, vivid social environment and wide range of job opportunities upon graduation, the University distinctively attracts attention. Combining traditional academic paradigms with innovative programming and successfully attracting top-tier students, faculty members and research programs, Koç University aims to set a new standard of education in Turkey and be respectfully recognized around the world as a model institution.
In the eighteen years since its establishment, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Turkey. Serving education with Faculties of Social Sciences and Humanities, Administrative Sciences and Economics, Science, Engineering, Law, Nursing and Medicine, Koç University contributes to the elevation of knowledge and service both in Turkey and around the world through 22 undergraduate, 32 graduate and 18 PhD programs. The interdisciplinary nature of Koç University’s pedagogy equips students from all disciplines with the essential principles of the human sciences and promotes appreciation for the connection of knowledge across fields.
Support for Academic Life
Guided by the educational philosophy of “creative teaching/participatory learning”, Koç University supports academic and interpersonal development, while concurrently imparting the critical thinking necessary to analyze knowledge, the creativity to nurture and surpass this knowledge, and stimulating the curiosity for lifelong learning. Koç University takes a student-oriented approach to education and provides its students the necessary support mechanisms for learning and development. The Koç Office of Learning and Teaching (KOLT), Academic and Life Skills class (ALIS) and Guidance and Counseling Services are just a few of examples of it does this.
- Dean of Students
- Office of Learning and Teaching (KOLT)
- Guidance and Psychological Counseling Service
Graduation and Beyond
Koç University graduates succeed professionally in various national and international enterprises, or they pursue advanced degrees at the topmost universities around the world. Today the university has 9.300 alumni - 75% undergraduate alumni and 25% alumni from graduate degree programs. Koç Graduates from our university have taken a variety of positions in leading agencies and companies both here in Turkey and around the world in all sectors that serve as the driving force of the economy, and they are quickly advancing in their careers. Over one-third of all Koç University alumni have enrolled in graduate programs at top academic institutions worldwide, with many alumni earning full scholarships to PhD programs.
Life at Koç University
Koç University's strong academic offerings are further bolstered by a vivid social environment and dynamic campus life, including regular social activities, student clubs, sports teams and voluntary organizations. Campus life at the university offers a lively environment with an abundance of social and cultural activities. The classrooms and laboratories are equipped with the latest technological infrastructure and support systems. Additionally, excellent athletic and recreational facilities are available to all members of the Koç University family.