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KOÇ UNIVERSITY

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www.
ku
.edu.tr

ABOUT KOÇ UNIVERSITY


Established by
Vehbi

Koç Foundation


The Koç Family received the Carnegie
Medal of Philanthropy in
2009


Primary objective of the foundation:
to set an
example for excellence across all of its
activities, and to benefit the nation by
creating sustainable and replicable
models…


Koç University is recognized
as
one of the
leading research and teaching institutions in
Turkey



ABOUT KOÇ UNIVERSITY

Founded

in 1993 as a non
-
profit private
university in
Istanbu
l, Koç
University

continually

strives

to
:


B
e a center of excellence, one that provide
s

a
world
-
class education to its students,


C
reate

new knowledge via the research of its
faculty

and

apply
this

knowledge for the benefit
of society,



E
quip its students with the highest sense of
ethics,

social
awareness

&
responsibility and
good citizenship.





Internationally renowned faculty working to contribute to the
universal body of
science



Composed of Turkey’s most talented and accomplished
students



“Creative Teaching/Participatory Learning” philosophy



First university in Turkey to be endowed with its own
fund




Exceptionally low student
-
faculty ratio, providing an
exemplary learning environment



One of the top three Turkish institutions for five consecutive
years vis
-
à
-
vis faculty publication rate



Numerous faculty members elected to the Turkish Academy
of Sciences, the country’s highest scholarly
society



Lively campus life, with an abundance of social and cultural
activities


4,
924

Students


456
Faculty


7,300
Alumni


1
4

Doctoral Degree Programs


25

Masters Degree Programs


2
2

Undergraduate Degree Programs


Over 1
90
Student Exchange Partners


72

Laboratories


2,
200

student dormitory capacity


60
% of students receiving the
equivalent of
40
% full scholarship

A LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION


Guided by the educational philosophy of “creative
teaching/participatory learning,” Koç University
encourages the search for truth and promotes
creativity

it demands an inquiring mind, an acuity
for open discussion, and involvement in extra
-
curricular activities.


Koç University
’s liberal
arts

program
reflect
s

a progressive,
expansive, and student
-
oriented approach to education, the
culmination of which is
the

creation

of
high
-
caliber graduates
who are prepared to succeed in a multitude of competitive
environments.


Students

receive a diverse and comprehensive education while
concurrently gaining expertise in a
specific

academic discipline.


459

faculty


95% of all full
-
time faculty hold doctoral degrees from leading
universities in the United States and Europe
,
the remaining
5% from top Turkish universities


1
6

faculty members in the Turkish Academy of Sciences
(
out

90 total
members
)


Most

awards

for

research

for

the

past

five

years

from

the

Turkish

Academy

of
Sciences


Many of the faculty members are also the recipients of the
Science and Junior Science awards of the Scientific and
Technological Research Council of Turkey, the most
prestigious scientific awards in the country


Many research projects at Koç University are supported by
The European Research Council and The Scientific and
Technological Research Council of Turkey

FACULTY

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

College of Administrative Sciences and Economics

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

College of Sciences

College of Engineering

School of Law

School of Nursing

School of Medicine

Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering

Gr
aduate

School of Business

Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Graduate

School

of
Health

Sciences





UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

College

of
Administrative

Science
s
and

Economics

Business Administration

Economics

International Relations

College

of
Social Sciences and Humanities

Archeology and Art

History

English and Comparative
Literatur
e

Media

and

Visual

Arts

History

Philosophy

Psychology

Sociolog
y

College

of
Sciences

Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Molecular Biology and Genetics

College

of
Engineering

Chemical & Biological Engineering

Computer

Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

School

of
Law

La
w

School

of
Medicine

Medicine

School

of
Nursing


Nursing



GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities

M.A. in
Archaeology

and

History

of Art

M.A.in Comparative Study in History and Society

M.A.in Economics

M.A.in International

Relations

M.A.in
Psychology


Mdes
/M.A. in
Design
,
Technology
,
Society

Ph
.
D
.
i
n Political

Science

and

International

Relations

Ph
.
D
.
i
n Psychology



Ph
.D.
in
Archaeology

and

History

of
Art


Ph
.D. in
Design
,
Technology
,
Society


Graduate School of Business

Executive Master of Business Administration(EMBA)

Master

of International

Management(MIM)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

M.Sc. in Finance Program

Ph
.
D
.

in Business Administration




Graduate School of
Engineering

and

Sciences

M.Sc. in Chemical and Biological Engineering

M.Sc. in Computational Sciences and Engineering

M.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

M.Sc. Industrial Engineering

M.Sc.in Materials Science& Engineering

M.Sc. in Mathematics

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

M.Sc.
i
n Optoelectronic

and

Photonics

Engineering

M.Sc. in
Physics

Ph
.
D
.
in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Computational Sciences and Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Computer

Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Electrical& Electronics Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Ph
.
D
.
in Materials Science and Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Mathematics

Ph
.
D
.
in Mechanical Engineering

Ph
.
D
.
in Physics


Graduate School of Health
Sciences

Medical Physiology

Medical Microbiology

Reproductive Biology

Critical Care Nursing



One of 229 academic institutions worldwide to adopt the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME),
as determined by a group of scholars at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in July 2007


College of Administrative Sciences and Economics and Graduate School of Business accredited by the European
Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), making Koç University the first and only Turkish university with EQUIS
accreditation and one of the select group of 115 EQUIS accredited institutions in 33 countries worldwide


First Turkish university to be recognized in the Financial Times ranking of top international universities; Executive
MBA program ranked 57th in the world


Koc

has taken the
top spot

in the newest (2011)
Eduniversal

ranking of
MSc's

in International Management in
"Eurasia and Middle East"
-

and especially

for adding the explicit

notion

of CEMS.
g the explicit notion of CEMS


Executive MBA program listed as one of Europe’s best 20 programs in Frankfurter
Allgemeine

newspaper rankings,
2004


Koç University selected as the CFA Institute’s first program partner in Turkey and one of only 24 CFA program
partners in Europe, affirming that the university curriculum adheres to professional practice standards and
successfully prepares students for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) exams

INTERNATIONAL PRESTIGE


Main

Campus

l
ocated

on a sprawling 62
-
acre estate
combining

modern
outdoor

facilities

with

sixty academic,
administrative, residential and recreational buildings


D
ormito
ry

capacity of 2,
200

students


Library

spans

over

8,000
square

meters
,
circulates
approximately 5,500 items per month and
collectively

holds
over 300,000
resources


370
-
seat
Sevgi

Gönül

Auditorium and 310
-
seat Engineering
Auditorium used for cultural activities and art
events

throughout the year


Other facilities

include

cafeteria
s
, canteens, cafes, hair
dresser, full
-
service bank, ATM machines, supermarket, dry
cleaning, bookstore, post office
,
and 24
-
hour computer labs


OFF
-
SITE CAMPUS FACILITIES


Nişantaşı

Campus
:

d
owntown

campus of Koç University

that

houses

the

School

of
Nursing
,
provides

residential and dining facilities,
conference halls, classrooms
,
group study rooms
, as
well

as a
library

and

fitness center


Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC)
:
located in
downtown
Beyoğlu
,
currently houses 10 pre
-
doctoral and 10 post
-
doctoral fellows from around the world
;
amenities

include

two
specialized libraries, residential and dining facilities, conference rooms
and exhibition halls


İstinye

Campus
:
located near the business and financial districts

of
İstanbul,
serves part
-
time students
enrolled

in
E
xecutive

E
ducation

P
rograms
, the
E
xecutive

MBA
P
rogram
, and the Master’s degree
program in
F
inance
;
will

be
expanding

to

offer evening and weekend
courses in such programs as Master’s of Law
;
offers residential
facilities, conference halls, classrooms and group study rooms

RESEARCH CENTERS

RESEARCH

CENTERS


Research Center for Anatolian
Civilazations

(RCAC)


Globalization and Democratic Governance
(GLODEM)


Koç University Research and Applica
ti
on Center
for Gender and Women’s Studies (KOÇ
-
KAM)


Migration Research Program at Koç University
(
MIReKoç
)


Dr.
Nüsret
-

Semahat

Arsel

International Trade
Law Application and Research Center


Social Policy Application and Research Center


Surface Technologies Research Center


Energy

Research

Center (
funded

by

TUPRAS)




RESEARCH FORUMS


Koç University

-

TUSIAD

Economic Research
Forum (E
R
F)


Koç University
Migros

Retailing Education
Forum
-

KUMPEM

LABORATORIES

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES


Psychology

Laboratory


Archeology

Laboratory

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES


Computational

Chemistry

Laboratory
, Ersin Yurtsever (
Chemistry
)


Computational

Physics

Laboratory
, Özgür
Müstecaplıoğlu
, Kaan
Güven, Menderes Işkın,
and

Alkan
Kabakçıoğlu

(
Physics
)


Inorganic

Synthesis
/X
-
ray
Diffraction

Laboratory
, Mehmet
Somer

(
Chemistry
)


Laser

Research

Laboratory
,
Alphan

Sennaroğlu

(
Physics
)


Micro
-
Photonics

Research

Laboratory
, Ali
Serpengüzel

(
Physics
)


Mitochondrial

Biogenesis

Laboratory
,
Cory

Dunn

(
Molecular

Biology

and

Genetics
)


Molecular

Neurobiology

Laboratory
,
Gülayşe

İnce
Dunn

(
Molecular

Biology

and

Genetics
)


Nano
-
Photonics

Research

Laboratory
, Alper Kiraz (
Physics
)


Quantum

Dot

and

Nanoparticle

Synthesis

Laboratory
, Funda
Yağcı Acar (
Chemistry
)


Metamaterials

and

Plasmonics

Laboratory
, Kaan Güven (
Physics
)


Polymer

Research

Laboratory
, İskender
Yılgör

(
Chemistry
)


Ceramics

Laboratory
, Uğur Ünal (
Chemistry
)





Surface

Physical

Chemistry

Laboratory
, A. Levent
Demirel (
Chemistry
)


Surface

Plasmon

Resonance

and

Sonochemistry

Laboratory
, Özgür Birer (
Chemistry
)


Electronic

Circuit

Teaching

Laboratory


General
Biology

Teaching

Laboratory


General
Physics

Teaching

Laboratory


General
Chemistry

Teaching

Laboratory


Modern
Physics

Teaching

Laboratory


COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING


Molecular Engineering and Biotechnology Research
Center


Center of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
(CCBB)


Computational Systems Biology Group (COSBI)


Manufacturing Automation and Research Center
(MARC)


Koç
-
IBM Supply Chain Research
Centeri


Multimedia Vision and Graphics Laboratory (MVGL)


Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML)


Mechanical Characterization Laboratory


LABORATORIES


COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING



Micro
-
Nano

Fabrication Laboratory (Clean room)


Robotics

and

Mechatronics

Laboratory

(RML)



Advanced

Materials

Laboratory



Vibration

and

Design

Laboratory



Energy

Technologies
and

Supercritical

Fluids

Research

Laboratuvarı



Molecular

Biochemistry

Research

Laboratory


Cell

and

Tissue

Enginerring

Laboratory



Wireless

Vehicular

Networks
Laboratory



Wireless

Communication

and

Network
Laboratory



Computational

Fluid

Dynamics
Laboratory

(CFD)


Center

for

Advanced

Design

Technologies
Intelligent

User

Interfaces

Laboratory



Composite

Materials

Manifacturing

Laboratory

(KMÜL)


Networks
and

Distributed

Systems

Laboratory

(NDSL)


Next
-
generation

Wireless

Comunication

Laboratory

(GKHL)



Cryptography,Security

and Privacy Research
Group(CRYPTO)


Systems Laboratory


COLLEGE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES AND
ECONOMICS


Behavioural

Sciences Laboratory


SCHOOL OF NURSING


Practical Laboratory


Micro Chemistry Laboratory


Physiology Anatomy Laboratory



SUPPORTED RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Koç University organizes research programs for high school,

undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research with Koç
University Faculty Members.


SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATES

This program is for motivated undergraduates from different universities
who want to improve their research skills and plan to attend graduate
school. The program offers the undergraduates the opportunity to gain
research experience that helps them decide if they want to pursue
graduate education or professional research career.


POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Koç University Postdoctoral Fellowship program supports post doctoral
fellows. The program is designed to support the scholarly development of
all qualified candidates who are committed to university careers.

At the
same time the program provides an opportunity to Koç University faculty to
work with postdoctoral fellows in research areas of mutual interest.

SPORTS AND RECREATION


Semahat

Arsel

Spo
r
ts

Center

is
a multi
-
purpose indoor facility with a capacity of
2
,
000 spectators


Indoor sports facilities

include

a
multi
-
purpose

center

used

for

basketball,
tennis, volleyball, badminton, handball, squash and racquetball, a two
-
floor
fitness center, an aerobics step studio and a jogging track of 156 meters


Outdoor sports facilities include an
o
lympic
-
size soccer field, swimming pool,
i
ce

skating rink, tennis courts and a basketball court





STUDENT CLUBS

Law

Club

KU TV

KU
Volunteers

Management

Club

Marketing
Club

Media

Club

Mountaineering

Club

Model United
Nations

Music

Club


Nursing

Club

Rams

American

Football

Team

Russian

Language

Club

Sailing

Club

Social

Activities

Club

Social

Sciences

Club

Spanish

Club


Stock

Exchange

Club

Student

Council

Underwater

&
Research

Group

World

Cuisine

Group

Yearbook

Committee






Academy

Club

Aikido

Group

Art
Club

Cinema

Club

Cognition

and

History

Club

Communication

Club

Computer

Club

Contemporary

Art Platform

Dance

Club

Debate

Club

Drama
Club

Economics

Club

Engineering

French

Club

Folklore

Club

Freedom

of
Thought

&
Human

Rights

German

Club

International

Relations

Club

International

Students

Society

Italian

Club

Industrial

Engineering

Club



K
oç University is committed to supporting social and cultural activities that
contribute to student enrichment. There are more than
80

student clubs and
associations, including:

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Czech

Republic


Denmark


Finland


France


Germany


Greece


Hong Kong




India


Japan


Israel


Italy


Kuwait


Netherlands

Taiwan

Chile







Australia

Austria


Belgium

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Canada

Croatia


China




New
Zealand


Norway


Pakistan

Portugal


Poland


Singapore

Korea






Slovakia


Slovenia

Spain


Sweden


Switzerland


United
Kingdom


United
States

Thailand


Peru



Koç University values and actively pursues diversity, an enriched milieu where different
thoughts, cultures, and values, not only co
-
exist, but also mutually contribute to the
expansion of the individual and the collective


As an institution of excellence,
Koc

University believes it is our responsibility to serve as a
gateway into Turkey, to help the global collective embrace and understand this incredible
country, its culture and its dynamics

the home to expertise, vision and innovation


Koç University has established international partnerships with over 1
90

reputable
institutions around the world that include exchange, specialized programming and beyond
.
These partnerships give Koç University students access to programs in such
countries

as
:




WHAT DOES KU DO FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS?


1 Mentor for each 5 exchange students


During Orientation:


Campus tours & Getting to know the surrounding area
by the mentors


Orientation Presentations


Survival Turkish Training


Authentic Turkish Brunch


Beach Party/Ice Skating & Ice Cream/Pool Party


Istanbul Field Trip


Night

out



Throughout the year:


International Day/Festival


Halloween Party


Thanksgiving Dinner


Cultural Dinner


Beach Party


Cultural

integration

Activities

organized

by


Dormitory

(
lunch

at

Historical

places
,

A
day

in
Turkish

baths
)


ESN Club Party


Seminars


Forums


SGKM Art Events


Festivals


INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAREER DEVELOPMENT


Internship opportunities a
t

Koc

University
as Research Assistants


Internships at Turkish/International
Companies and NGOs in
Ista
n
bul


English Tutoring


Babysitting


Volunteering Jobs



Resident

Assistant
positions

in
Dorms




SOCIAL ACTIVITIES


Chance to be active in clubs & organize
events


Attending organization
s

that International
Student Society
-

ISS
organizes (cultural
activities, field trips to other parts of Turkey,
etc.)


INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL PROGRAMS


Istanbul

through

the

Ages


Doing

Business

in
the

Middle

East &
Turkey


Kyoto
-
Koc

University

Sustainability

&
Innovation

Conference


Harvard
-
Koc

Medical

Research

Methods

Summer

Seminar


Introduction

to

Ottoman

Epigraphy


Koc

University

Global
Aid


Rice
University

Urban
Lab


And

many

more



Full

list

of
summer

programs

at

http://oip.ku.edu.tr/summer
-
programs




3M

Accenture

Akbank T.A.Ş

Alarko

Amerikan
Hospital

Anadolu Holding

Arçelik

Arkas

Denizcilik

Armada Bilgisayar

Avea

Aygaz

Beko

Ticaret A.Ş.

Borusan

Oto

Borusan

Holding

Bank
Europa

BAT

Bosch


Boston
Consulting

Coca

Cola




Colgate

Palmolive

Citibank

Danone

Tikveşli

Deloitte

&
Touche

Deutsche

Bank

DHL

Doğuş
Group

Standard Ünlü

Efes Pilsen

Eczacıbaşı Grubu

Ericcson

Enka

Holding

Ernst

&
Young

Estee

Lauder

Frito

Lay

Ford
Otosan

Finansbank

Fortisbank

Garanti Bank






Garanti Teknoloji

General
Electric

Grey

Gilette

Hewlett

Packard

HSBC

Hürriyet

IBM

İş
Investments

JP Morgan

Johnson & Johnson

Koç Holding

Koç Sistem

Koç Bilgi
Group

KPMG

Kraft

Cadburry

Kent

KLM Havayolları

L’oreal


Mavi
jeans

Mercedes
-
Benz

Merck

Sharp
&
Dohme

Microsoft

Migros

Turk

Mobil
Oil

Morgan
Stanley

Motorola

Nestle

Novartis

Netaş

Otokoç

Opet

Petrol Ofisi

Peugeot
Automotive

Peppers
&
Rogers

Pepsi

PwC

Procter

&
Gamble





Pfizer

Roche

Sabancı
Foundation

Şişecam

Siemens

Sony

Tekfen

Holding

TSKB

Turkcell

Henkel

Turk

Tüpraş

TEB

Tekstilbank

Unilever

Value

Partners

Vestel

Vodafone

Yapı Kredi Bank

Yargıcı

Zorlu Holding




KOÇ ALUMNI IN THE BUSINESS ARENA

Currently, Koç University
has
over

8000
-
-
75
% undergraduate alumni and 25% alumni from graduate degree
programs. Koç University
graduates

have demonstrated success in finding employment at top international and
local firms. Employers of Koç University alumni include:

KOÇ ALUMNI IN GRADUATE PROGRAMS

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
.

Some

of

the

universities

where

alumni

pursue

graduate

studies

are
:

Nottingham

University

Oxford

University

Penn

State

University

Princeton

University

University

of

Rotterdam

Royal

Institute

of

Technology

Rutgers

University

Sheffield

University

Stanford

University

Surrey

University

Swiss

Federal

Institute

of

Technology

Syracuse

University

Universita

Leipzig

University

of
Berne

University

of

California



Berkeley

University

of

California

Los

Angeles

University

of

Chicago

University

of

North

Carolina

Chapel

Hill

University

of

Pennsylvania

University

of

Stuttgart

University

of

Sydney

University

of

Vienna

Virginia

Tech


Yale

University

York

University


Birmingham

University

Brown

University

Bocconi

University

California

Institute

of

Technology

Cambridge

University

Carnegie
-
Mellon

University

Columbia

University

Cornell

University

Duke

University

ESADE

Business

School

Emory

University

George

Washington

University

Georgia

Institute

of

Technology

Georgetown

University

Harvard

University

Helsinki

University

Imperial

College

London

Instituto

de

Microelectronica

de

Madrid

Johns

Hopkins

University

Leiden

University

London

Business

School

London

School

Of

Economics

Massachusetts

Institute

of

Technology


Max

Planck

Institute

McGill

University

New

York

University



For Additional Information

Koç University Communications Office

Phone: +90 212 338 1501

information@ku.edu.tr

http://www.ku.edu.tr


thank

you

www.
ku
.edu.tr