1. Koç University Ph.D. Programs offer full Tuition Waiver  for any admitted candidates and extensive benefits as wells and monthly stipend.

2. Ph.D. Students may also be funded by external sources (i.e., TUBITAK Project/BİDEB, EU Projects, corporate funding or faculty research projects).

  • Koç University and YTB (Ministry for Turkish Communities Abroad) signed an agreement for a jointly funded Ph.D. Scholarship program in December 2017 (please see below for details of the agreement)

3. MA- Thesis  programs admit all students with tuition waiver: admitted students do not pay tuition. (Except LL.M) Selected students may receive additional benefits (including stipend) based on academic merit and may be funded by external sources (i.e., TUBITAK or projects of the professors).

4.  LL.M Thesis students  may receive tuition waiver/partial scholarship depending on the strength of their application file (e.g., grades, scores, written exam, interview).

5. LL.M. Thesis students may be asked to pay full or partial tuition.

6. All LLM and MA- Non Thesis students pay full tuition. KU alumni receive %25 discount.

 


Stipend

2022/2023 Academic Year Stipends (effective January 2022*)

(TL, Monthly)

Koç University Funding
Ph.D. Students 6,000 TL
MA-thesis students with external funding Not applicable
MA-thesis students without external funding Stipend from KU may be available to selected students based on academic merit and availability.
MA-non thesis students Not eligible for stipend

 


 

Benefits

All admitted Ph.D. students receive the following benefits:

  • Tuition Waiver
  • Office space
  •  Private health insurance with limited coverage.
  •  Meal Card (i.e., lunch allowance in student cafeteria).
  •  Contribution towards expenses of scientific conferences.
  •  Extra training’s (e.g., international summer schools) to contribute to students’ career success.
  •  Contribution towards thesis-related expenses.
  •  Summer internship programs overseas.
  •  Student Exchange possibilities with foreign universities.

MA-thesis students with External Funding (TUBITAK or Projects of professors):

  • Office space, upon availability
  • Private health insurance with limited coverage.
  • Contribution towards expenses of scientific conferences.
  • Contribution towards thesis-related expenses.
  • Summer internship programs overseas.
  • Student Exchange possibilities with foreign universities.

MA-thesis students without External Funding:

  • Office space, upon availability.
  • Contribution towards expenses of scientific conferences.
  • Student Exchange possibilities with foreign universities.

MA-non thesis students

  •   No benefits available

Country Specific Scholarships:

Turkiye Scholarships Doctoral Scholarships at Koç University:

To receive the scholarship students need to do the following in parallel within the relevant application periods:

1) apply to Koç University using Gradapp and be admitted, and

2) apply to the Turkiye Scholarships Doctoral Scholarship program using their online application system and be selected