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Prof. Tanju Yorulmazer

With over 500 graduate students and 28 graduate programs, Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (GSSSH) is embracing a wide range of disciplines including Law, Economics, International Relations and Political Science, Design and Technology, History, Archeology, History of Arts, Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology. The mission of GSSSH is “to develop scholars and leaders to contribute to science and practice in fields of social sciences by providing competencies and skills necessary to conduct high-quality and visible research with potential to contribute to knowledge as well as social policies”. We are proud of our students and their achievements in Türkiye and internationally. Our primary responsibility is supporting the academic and career development of our students.

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Upcoming Events

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Lifelong Learning

GSSSH DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR SEMINAR SERIES

The Secular-Islamist Dimension of Spatial Voting: Underrepresentation in Tunisia

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Lifelong Learning

XV. Winter Workshop in Economics

We are pleased to invite you to the XV. Winter Workshop in Economics at Koç University that will take place in room SNA-A43 on Friday, December 22, 2023, from 09:00 to 18:30.

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News from Koç University

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials Awards and Honors

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine. This article proposes and demonstrates a new microactuation method that achieves precise manipulation in micro/nanoelectromechanical systems, particularly related to miniature robots, biomedical devices, and microfluidic devices.

Materials Today Energy Highlighted News

Materials Today Energy

Prof. Seda Keskin Avcı and Ph.D. graduate Dr. Çiğdem Altıntaş's research on the development of new-generation porous materials for hydrogen energy storage and hydrogen purification has been published in Materials Today Energy.

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, related to bioinspired adhesives and small-scale mobile robotics fields.

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials Awards and Honors

Professor Metin Sitti – Nature Materials

Our president, Prof. Metin Sitti's research article 'Artificial-goosebump-driven microactuation' was published in the prestigious Nature Materials magazine. This article proposes and demonstrates a ne...

Materials Today Energy Highlighted News

Materials Today Energy

Prof. Seda Keskin Avcı and Ph.D. graduate Dr. Çiğdem Altıntaş's research on the development of new-generation porous materials for hydrogen energy storage and hydrogen purification has been publi...

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Highlighted News

Professor Metin Sitti has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Our President Prof. Metin Sitti, has been elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in recognition of his pioneering and outstanding research contributions to engineering, relat...

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award Awards and Honors

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science Highlighted News

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed annually by the United Nations on February 11th to promote the full and equal access to and participation in science for women and gir...

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023 Highlighted News

The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023

Prof. Can Erkey, Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the prestigious The Technology Development Foundation of Türkiye (TTGV) Dr. Akin Cakmakci Award 2023.