College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Offered Programs


  • 4-year programs (8 semesters)
  • All programs are taught in English
  • Ranked by Times Higher Education among the top 200 for Social Sciences and top 250 for Psychology in 2023 (1st in Türkiye for Psychology)
  • Ranked #330 in Social Sciences by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.
  • 139 faculty members and lecturers
  • 4 support programs in Academic Writing, Writing Center, Foreign Languages, and Turkish Communication Skills
  • A wide range of certificate and track programs in Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Classical Studies, Late Antique And Byzantine Studies, Migration Studies, Gender Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), Design, Film and Video, Media and Management, and User Experience (UX)

Co-curricular opportunities

Research and engagement opportunities

  • 10 Research Centers including the Migration Research Center (MireKoç), Social Policy and Application Center, the Center for Creative Industries, and the Koç University Center for Asian Studies (KUASIA).
  • 17 Research Laboratories in topics related to memory, language, and cognition, archaeology, maritime archaeology, family studies, the ecology of human development, and more.
  • Cooperation with NGOs and governmental institutions to support social responsibility and development worldwide

Application Requirements

Mandatory Documents

  • A required international or country-based qualification
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • High school transcripts or predicted results from every attended grade (9th, 10th, 11th, and, if available, 12th grades)

Optional Documents 

  • Official High School Diploma (if available at the time of submission)
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation

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