We aim to educate students who will make a contribution to the world’s academic literature during their postgraduate studies and become the next generation of scientists in Türkiye and abroad.

Some key facts about our graduate programs:

  • The university offers 32 master’s degree (thesis and non-thesis) and 22 doctoral programs (as of 2016) in its four Graduate Schools.
  • All graduate programs are taught in English and offered on a full-time basis (except for some programs offered in the Graduate School of Business).
  • The university welcomes over 400 graduate students each year (almost 25% are international from over 50 countries)
  • There is a growing network of graduate alumni in Türkiye and abroad that have found research positions at some of the world’s top ranked universities. See where they are now.
  • 73% of all admitted students receive a full tuition scholarship as well as other benefits
  • The university is encouraging the establishment of joint and double degrees at doctoral and master level (with emphasis on EU universities) in specific topics where faculty research expertise is going to attract the best international candidates.
  • International graduate students are supported in their visa and residency process as well with matters of career and teaching training with dedicated teams.

If you are an international student interested in Koç University Master or PhD programs find out more here.

Koç University organizes research programs for high school and undergraduate students from Türkiye and abroad to conduct research with Koc University Faculty Members.  Find out more about the Koç Undergraduate Summer Research Program here.