Koç University was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Türkiye. In the twenty years since its establishment, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Türkiye, distinguished by notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge and service both domestically and beyond. With Colleges of Social Sciences and Humanities, Administrative Sciences and Economics, Science, Engineering, Law, Nursing and Medicine, Koç University offers 22 undergraduate, 32 graduate and 18 Ph.D. programs.

Its beautiful campus is situated on a sixty-two-acre estate that succeeds in balancing accessibility to all of Istanbul with a retreat from the distractions of city life. The product of a meticulous, integrated design, Koç University’s sixty buildings -academic and administrative- include laboratories, libraries, dormitories, faculty residences, social venues, health centers and sports facilities. 

Koç University Law School aims to nurture creative and sophisticated lawyers with its content-rich courses in public law, private law, and international law. In law school, at least 30% of the courses, especially courses with international law content are taught in English. See Course Descriptions.

Sessional Dates

  • Fall term – early September to mid-January (including examination period)
  • Winter term (called Spring Term) February to early June, including the examination period.