General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Abbreviation KU
Teachers 433
Students 5,109
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking543
Country ranking5
Quality of teaching399
International Faculty338
Cost of living in Istanbul, USD/month
Accommodation 138 252
Food 113 212
Transportation 45 83
Communications and utilities 47 62
Clothing 17 64
Sports and leisure 22 90
Accommodation in Istanbul, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre139
Shared room in city centre255
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre225
1 bedroom apartment in city centre420
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking543
QS World University Rankings483
Webometrics Ranking1060
Alternative title
tr Koç Üniversitesi
az Qoç Universiteti

Location on map - Koç University

Koç University (KU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Turkey.

Koç University - Description

Koc University is a private, nonprofit institution, founded in 1993 and located in Istanbul. The medium of instruction is English. The University is supported by the financial resources of the Vehbi Koc Foundation, set up by Vehbi Koc, a leading Turkish businessman, to serve humanity by increasing the number of people who can be of service to the Turkish nation, and is committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Koc University's mission is to produce the most capable graduates by providing a world-class education, to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to contribute to the benefit of Turkey and humanity at large. The educational philosophy of Koc University is based on the principle of creative teaching/ participatory learning. Since its foundation, Koc University has taken a progressive, expansive, and student-oriented view. It encourages the search for truth through research, criticism, and creativity. An inquiring mind, a tradition of discussion, and involvement in extra-curricular activities are also part of this quest. Accordingly, Koc University considers a liberal arts education imperative. Cooperation with international institutions, as well as lectures by internationally renowned academics and business leaders, also contribute to the quality of education at Koc University.
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