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.
The university has steadily climbed in various university rankings, both internationally and nationally, and is always striving to achieve even greater heights. Today, it is the highest ranking university in Turkey based on Times Higher Education rankings 2018 (top 250 university for Science and Technology and top 150 university for Social Sciences)
Guided by the educational philosophy of “creative teaching and participatory learning”, Koç University supports academic and interpersonal development, while concurrently imparting the critical thinking necessary to analyze knowledge, thereby the creativity to nurture and surpass this knowledge, and stimulating the curiosity for lifelong learning. Koç University takes a student-oriented approach to education and provides its students with the necessary support mechanisms for learning and development.