Koç University is a leading research and liberal arts university located in Istanbul, Turkey. Recognized globally for facilitating cutting edge research in its full collection of Colleges—including Administrative Sciences & Economics, Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law, and Medicine—Koç University has been distinguished by its notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge, and service, both domestically and beyond.
In 2017 Koç University is ranked 1st in Turkey, 13th in the Times Higher Education BRICS ranking and in the top 50 of young universities worldwide.
- Ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide (2016 THE rankings)
- 95% of KU Faculty have advanced degrees from Ivy League US universities and top-ranked European institutions.
- More than 200 global partner universities for student exchange and research opportunities
- Lively campus life, with an abundance of social and cultural activities in Istanbul
- All programs are taught in English (with the exception of Nursing and Law).
- 112 research laboratories with state of the art equipment and resources.
- 18 Research Centers, 5 Research and Education Forums.
- The most successful higher education institution in Turkey in bids for ERC grants, hosting 9 of the 16 active projects in Turkey.
- Scholarships are available for high caliber international students.
- Koç University is nationally and internationally recognized through its accreditations and memberships. Its Graduate School of Business is the only EQUIS and AMBA accredited business school in Turkey.