|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||$19,500 per year|
|Application fee||₺250 one-time
Non-Refundable Application Fee
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
One of the most important parts of your application is the motivation letter. Its goal is to introduce your background and support your application. In short, its goal is to answer the question:
Write in a clear and logical manner: remember, the way you write and present yourself says a lot about you. Do not plagiarize as this will mean automatic disqualification from the evaluation process.
Some points that may help you answer this question:
1- An international standard university admission exam score or an international diploma grade
Please refer to the Acceptable Exams and Diplomas and Minimum Eligibility Scores and Grades section for details. Exam scores older than 2 years at the time of application will not be accepted. There is no time limitation on diploma grades.
2- Official High School Diploma (if available at the time of submission)
3- Official high school transcripts (or predicted high school GPA)
4- Optional application documents
English language proficiency exam score.
However, it is not sufficient to have proficiency in English. Applicants are expected to satisfy the minimum acceptable score or diploma grade for one of those exams or diplomas listed in Acceptable Exams and Diplomas and Minimum Eligibility Scores and Grades. Please see our English Language Preparatory program for details.
Note: IELTS is not currently accepted in Turkey (2019). Pakistan and Nigeria are not on the list of countries where English is the official language according to the Turkish Higher Education authorities and therefore are not exempt from providing a valid original English Proficiency test score report during enrollment (if offered admission) or taking the Koç University Institutional English Test.
Koç University BSc in Chemistry program has a duration of 4 years, is taught in English, and offers a supportive learning environment of small class sizes, excellent professors, and academic and extra-curricular support services for international students (Careers Services, International Office, Counselling, Student Clubs, Office of Learning and Teaching and more).
The Chemistry program consists of eight required (with laboratory sessions) and two elective courses in Chemistry, as well as two semesters of an independent study project under the supervision of a faculty member, in addition to the Core Program courses and other electives.
The area electives develop our students’ research skills. Opportunities in research include:
- quantum chemistry
- polymer syntheses and characterization
- solid-state chemistry
- computational biology and,
- surface physical chemistry
Additionally, students can benefit from doing double majors, minors, summer internships, and semester exchange periods at top-rated programs in our partner universities in the US, Europe and Asia for no extra cost.
A great majority of our graduates are accepted to the Ph.D. programs of leading U.S. universities with full scholarships. Others find jobs in R&D and QC laboratories, production, sales and marketing departments of industrial companies.