Founded in 1993 in İstanbul, Koç University is a non-profit research
university supported by the resources of the internationally renowned Vehbi
Koç Foundation. Since its establishment, Koç University has emerged as
a center of global excellence in science and education and is uniquely
positioned to explore the overlaps of Medicine, Engineering, Science, Social Sciences and Administrative Sciences to further pursue basic and applied research, and attract the best students and faculty members.
Through seven colleges and four graduate schools, Koç University offers
22 undergraduate, 29 masters and 30 PhD programs in English.
Since its foundation, the university has steadily climbed in various university rankings, both nationally and internationally, and is always striving to achieve even greater heights.
Located on the hills of Sar"yer in the cosmopolitan and vibrant city of
İstanbul, Koç University offers a full residential campus experience on
its beautiful, green, 62-acre estate, achieving a striking balance between
accessibility to central İstanbul and retreat from the distractions of city
life. The university lies just 20 minutes away from the Black Sea, charming
villages and natural landscapes, and is connected to the city center through a number of convenient public transportation options.