Koc University

The university’s faculty consists of Turkey's most established senior researchers and PhD’s from elite research institutions worldwide. Most of our full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees from top-tier universities in the world.

Top reasons to study here

  • Koç University's commitment to excellence and its well-resourced programs attract world-class academicians.
  • Campus life at the university offers a lively environment with an abundance of social and cultural activities.
  • Excellent athletic and recreational facilities are available to all members of the Koç University family.

Master's Programmes

Law (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

About

History

Koç University was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey. Since its establishment, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Turkey, distinguished by notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge and service both domestically and beyond.

Education

With its liberal arts paradigm, Koç University guarantees that students receive a diverse and comprehensive education while concurrently gaining expertise in a particular academic discipline. Students are required to complete a comprehensive core liberal arts program and establish specialization in their chosen fields through individually designed elective programs. Cooperation with international institutions, as well as lectures by internationally renowned academicians and business leaders, also contribute to the quality of education at Koç University.

Research

Koc University's research mission is to contribute to the universal body of knowledge and influence intellectual, technological, economic and social developments on a global scale. Faculty members contribute to their fields both individually and in strategically designed cross-disciplinary teams.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
451 -3
2019
448 -17
2018
431
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
401 -100
2018
301
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
703 7
2018
710
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Koç University’s main campus consists of sixty buildings: academic colleges, administrative offices, laboratories, library, social and sports facilities, health center, student dormitories and faculty residences. University’s dormitories have a capacity of 2.200 students. The classrooms and laboratories are equipped with the latest technological infrastructure and support systems. On-campus conveniences include a grocery store, hair dresser, full-service bank, loastre saloon, cafeterias and other dining options.

Student Life

Campus life

Located in the hills of Sariyer, Istanbul, Koç University is twenty minutes from the Black Sea beaches, surrounded by charming villages and natural landscapes, and connected to the city center through a plethora of convenient transportation options. Koç University has four other campus locations: West Campus, Nisantasi Campus, RCAC Beyoglu and Istinye Campus.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Koç University is one of the most prestigious universities in my country. It is a research-based university and while it provides the students an enriched theoretical basis, it also allows students to work in various research labs alongside professors so that they can get hands-on experience in research.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Impressive campus infrastructure with a diverse environment and good relationship with the lecturers enables both students and scholars to take a step further in education.

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Koc University is a place where all students from different majors can interact with each other in a peaceful and supporting platform provided by university staff and board. It founded as a business school, then rapidly increase the quality of education in various departments. By ensuring high level of english education and program quality, university aims to raise global...

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