International Networks

Koç University is a part of several leading international networks that aim to enhance academic and research collaboration among their members.

European Foundation Management Development: It has members from over 750 organizations related to the business, academic, and consulting businesses in 81 countries. A unique forum for information, research, networking, and debate on innovation and best practices in management development.

The Principles for Responsible Management Education: (PRME) is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today’s business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.

Partnership in International Management: Partnership in International Management, is a consortium of leading international business schools, founded in 1973. Each member institution represents the highest degree of excellence in the fields of business administration and management, demonstrates leadership in their geographic region and delivers an MBA or a graduate-equivalent degree in management.

Global Alliance in Management Education: The Global Alliance in Management Education or CEMS is a cooperation of leading business schools and universities with multinational companies and NGOs. The CEMS Global Alliance includes 32 academic institutions on five continents, nearly 70 corporate partners and 7 social partners from around the globe.

Global Network of Advanced Management: The Global Network for Advanced Management is a collaboration of graduate schools of business that seeks to foster intellectual ties among business schools, students and deans from both economically strong regions and those on the horizon of economic development.

Global Business School Network: This network harnesses the power of a global network of leading business schools to facilitate collaboration and knowledge sharing, advancing management education that delivers international best practice with local relevance.

Social Sciences Universities Network: Social Sciences Universities Network is the first ever global alliance established by RUC, and is also the first social sciences focused university alliance. After bringing together members from top universities fields of study, the alliance will organize university experts to discuss problems on world politics.

Law Schools Global League: The Law Schools Global League or LSGL was instituted in 2012 by a selected number of globally leading law schools. It has the primary aim of globally promoting and fostering scholastic research on law and legal education as well as encouraging collaboration among its members in the debate on issues impacting global law or legal practice.

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations: The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is an initiative that seeks to galvanize international action against extremism through the forging of international, intercultural and interreligious dialogue and cooperation.

United Nations Global Compact: The United Nations Global Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation.

International Sustainable Campus Network: The mission of the ISCN is to provide an international forum to support higher education institutions in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.

University Global Coalition: The idea behind the University Global Coalition is to form a global platform of universities and other higher education organizations committed to working together and in partnership with the United Nations (through UNITAR), SDSN, and other relevant organizations, in support of the Sustainable Development Goals both locally and globally through our education, research, and service missions.

International Accreditations

Koç University has been accredited by the leading international and national accreditation bodies.

The Association of MBAs (AMBA): Koç University first received the AMBA accreditation in 2016 for 5 years.

European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS): Koç University first received the EQUIS accreditation in 2009 and it has been renewed in 2017 for 5 years.

European Accreditation of Engineering Programs (MUDEK EUR-ACE)

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) : Koç University School of Nursing is the first faculty in Türkiye accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.


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