|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Degree from Economics BA/MA or a related program.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
At least 3 reference(s) must be provided.
- You should aim to provide 3 academic references but employer references are also accepted
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
****Please insert your Statement of Purpose(Motivation Letter) in this section. Admissions Committee will not take applications without a Statement of Purpose (Motivation Letter) into consideration. You can also upload the extended version of your Statement of Purpose under checklist documents..****
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:
Click here to check our How to write a strong Motivation Letter or Statement of Purpose video on YouTube.
• Official Transcripts
• English Language Proficiency:
- TOEFL (for International applicants),
• Standardized tests:
- GRE (for International applicants)
• 3 reference letters
After application, all applications are evaluated by the committee and ranked within their ALES/GRE scores, recommendation letters, etc. If needed, interviews are held by the committee.
Click here for the minimum scores and other details.
Koç University is one of the best places to obtain a MA or Ph.D. degree in economics. The Economics faculty at Koç University has a solid reputation as contributors to the frontiers of knowledge in Turkey and abroad.
Recently, the department has been ranked number 1 in Turkey and continues to improve its ranking in Europe and the world. Students are supported by research and teaching assistantships. They will have the opportunity to participate in the research projects of faculty members and teach their own classes so that they can develop their teaching skills further.
The Ph.D. is a full-time, course-based, 4-5 year doctoral program with a Ph.D. qualifier exam and a doctoral thesis (dissertation) requirement supervised by a faculty member.