College of Administrative Sciences and Economics
This school is one of the first faculties founded at KU in 1993. It comprises Departments of Economics, Business Administration, and International Relations. In addition to the four-year degree course, the faculty also provides master’s programs in economics and master’s and doctoral programs in business and international relations.
College of Engineering
The college, founded in 1999, offers four-year undergraduate programs, master’s and doctoral programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. It also runs interdisciplinary postgraduate programs in biomedical sciences and engineering (together with the College of Sciences and School of Medicine), computational science and engineering (together with the College of Sciences), materials science and engineering, industrial engineering and business management (together with the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics), molecular biology and genetics, and optoelectronics and photonic engineering.
College of Sciences
One of KU’s first two faculties founded in 1993, the College of Arts and Sciences, was split into two in 2008 to create one College of Social Sciences and Humanities and one College of Sciences. The faculty gives four-year undergraduate programs in Departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Molecular Biology and Genetics. It offers master’s and doctoral degrees in biomedical sciences and engineering (together with the College of Engineering and School of Medicine), physics, mathematics, molecular biology and genetics.
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
One of KU’s first two colleges founded in 1993, the College of Arts and Sciences, was split into two in 2008 to create one College of Social Sciences and Humanities and one College of Sciences. The faculty teaches four-year degree courses on Archeology and Art History, English Language and Comparative Literature, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, and Media and Visual Arts. It also offers master’s programs in psychology, archeology and art history, and design, technology and society. Doctoral programs are offered in sociology and history.
The Law School, which began began teaching in the 2003-04 academic year, provides four years of legal education, excluding the English preparatory year. Classes relating to the Turkish legal system are taught in Turkish; other law courses with comparative, theoretical and international aspects are taught in English. In 2007, A research center was established to work on the subject of international commercial law with donations from Semahat Arsel
and Dr. Nusret Arsel
School of Medicine
The school was founded with support from the VKV, in partnership with the
, with the aim of contributing a new and different outlook to medical education in Turkey. It had its first intake of students in the 2010-11 academic year. The school offers six-year programs of medical education, excluding the preparatory year, and the first three of these take place at the KU Rumelifeneri Campus. Subsequent clinic-based study takes place at the
Koç University Hospital
, which opened in Topkapı, Istanbul, in 2014.
School of Nursing
Koç University School of Nursing
was founded when the Admiral Bristol Nursing School affiliated with KU in 1999 and was turned into a college in 2016. The college, which is located in Koç University Hospital on the KU Health Sciences Campus in Topkapı, Istanbul, provides undergraduate teaching in nursing and also runs master’s and doctoral programs in various branches of nursing at the KU Graduate School of Health Sciences.