Students can now find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Summer Exchange Program,in our new Summer Exchange FAQ document. Please refer to the Contact section and do not hesitate to contact us if you have further questions.
Koç University runs Summer Exchange program with its select partners. Pre-set number of KU students attend partner universities’ short-term summer programs or regular summer semesters. KU students are required to pay regular KU tutition for summer exchange but do not pay tutition to partner universities. There may be some additional fees that partner universities charge and for more information, please check “Partners & Information” Section.
Please check fact sheets before you apply, some universities may require additional costs or fees.
ESSCA SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
Detailed Information: https://www.essca.fr/en/international/summer-programme
Quota & Eligible Colleges:
LINKÖPING UNIVERSITY SUMMER ACADEMY
Detailed Information: https://liu.se/en/article/linkoping-university-summer-academy
AARHUS UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOOL
Detailed Information: https://international.au.dk/education/admissions/summeruniversity/
GPA Requirement 2.20 – If you are applying for admission to AU Summer University courses at Master level, you must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or as a minimum have obtained 180 ECTS in your study programme) by the time of application deadline.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK SUMMER SCHOOL
Detailed Information: https://www.sdu.dk/en/summerschool
WU VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Detailed Information: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/programs/incoming-students/international-summer-university-wu/
KEDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL
Detailed Information: https://student.kedge.edu/programmes/summer-schools
Open to Law Students
Detailed Information about Law Program:
Fact Sheet: SULaw Summer Brochure_2023
AALTO UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
Detailed Information: https://www.aalto.fi/en/aalto-university-summer-school/custom-programs
Fact Sheet: BScBA Mikkeli_Summer_studies_2023
SINGAPORE MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY (SMU)
Detailed Information: https://www.smu.edu.sg/global/summer-programme
THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
Country: Hong Kong
Detailed Information: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/summerschool/programme/subjects-on-offer/
Fact Sheet: PolyU_ISS2023_Leaflet
TOEFL: 80 IBT
HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Country: Hong Kong
Detailed Information: https://isp.hkust.edu.hk/
NANYANG TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY
Detailed Information: https://ntu-sa.terradotta.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=11025
SUMMER 2023 COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Please refer to OIP’s Application and Selection Calendar .
In case some quotas are not exhausted after the first round of application, a second round of application will be announced.
Who is Eligible to Apply?
*Students can get their Koc TOEFL scorecards from the Registrar’s Office. Please keep in mind that it will take a couple of days for Registrar’s Office to issue your TOEFL or IELTS scorecards. You are asked to upload your English Proficiency Proof on the online application form (https://kuapp.ku.edu.tr ).
**Students who wish to apply using their KUEPE scores will need to take a screenshot of their KUSIS homepage, where KUEPE scores are shown. If students have any technical issues with screening their KUEPE results on their KUSIS homepage, they must contact the IT department to solve the issue. Students can also contact the Registrar’s Office and English Language Center to get their KUEPE results as well.
If you do not have an official TOEFL, IELTS or KUEPE scorecard, you have to take a new test. Please note that you need to plan your application accordingly as it takes time to get the result of English Proficiency tests.
Exceptions to the English proficiency tests (TOEFL, IELTS) include only lifetime residents of Australia, Canada (other than Quebec), New Zealand, United Kingdom or the United States (other than Puerto Rico). Students who have recently and successfully completed at least 4 years of rigorous academic studies in one of the countries listed might also be exempted. Their English proficiency score calculated on KUAPP will be the min. English Language admission requirement of the program at KU they are admitted. Students English Language Score will be automatically calculated as the equivalent of 80 TOEFL IBT unless the student submits an IELTS or TOEFL score, Placement will be based on 50% GPA and 50 % TOEFL, so the higher scores students have, the better chance of placement students will have.
The following documents should be uploaded on kuapp at the time of the application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
|Document Type||Mandatory/ If applicable|
|Transcript of Records||Mandatory|
|Language Score card||Mandatory|
Application is done via OIP’s online application system: https://kuapp.ku.edu.tr/ If you have not applied to any of the Mobility Programs offered by OIP via kuapp.ku.edu.tr.
Announcement of Results
Results are notified to all applicants in a written format via e-mail and OIP website.
Placement results are also announced on Kuapp system. To view your results, you may log into your Kuapp account at kuapp.ku.edu.tr.
The following would help you understand your status on kuapp:
Right to Appeal
Selected candidates will not have more than seven days to accept or reject the offered grant via firstname.lastname@example.org
If your application was neither selected for a grant nor included in the substitute list, you will be informed about the reasons and have at least one week to appeal against this decision to the Selection Committee of Koc University.
Application to Host University
After you are selected please note that you will be expected to submit documents below to OIP:
Course Equivalency Form (During/After): If the student makes changes on the course list, then this form should filled out and approved by the Departmental Academic Coordinator. This form could also be sent to OIP after mobility.
Following the completion of the program, student has to take the following steps.
|School of Medicine||Dr. Selin Ünsaler||Topkapı||–||SUNSALER@ku.edu.tr|
|School of Nursing||Gülcan Bağçivan||Topkapıemail@example.com|
|College of Adm. Sci. & Econ.|
|International Relations||Ziya Öniş||CASE firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Business Administration||Zekiye Selvili||CASE email@example.com|
|Economics||Murat Usman||CASE firstname.lastname@example.org|
|College of Soc. Sci. & Hums.|
|Psychology||Yasemin Kisbu-Sakarya||SOS Z13Demail@example.com|
|Media and Visual Arts||Özge Subaşı||SOS firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Archeology History of Arts||Ivana Jevtic||SOS email@example.com|
|English Lang. & Comparative Litr.||Mert Bahadır Reisoğlu||SOS firstname.lastname@example.org|
|History||Can Nacar||SOS Z11Bemail@example.com|
|Philosophy||Eylem Özaltun||SOS Z22Cfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sociology||Fatoş Gökşen||SOS email@example.com|
|Law School||Yasin Alperen Karaşahin||SOS firstname.lastname@example.org|
|College of Science|
|Mathematics||Hasan İnci||SCI email@example.com|
|Molecular Bio. & Genetics||Halil Kavaklı||ENG Z36firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chemistry||Umut Aydemir||SCI Z61email@example.com|
|Physics||Özgür Müstecaplıoğlu||SCI firstname.lastname@example.org|
|College of Engineering|
|Chemical and Biological Engineering||Özlem Keskin||ENG email@example.com|
|Computer Engineering||Öznur Özkasap||ENG firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||Sinem Çöleri||ENG email@example.com|
|Industrial Engineering||Metin Türkay||ENG firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mechanical Engineering||Demircan Canadinç||ENG 103Aemail@example.com|
|KU Institutional Erasmus Coordinator||Bülent Kılıç||DOS B334firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities||Tuğçe Şatana||CASE Z13email@example.com|
|Graduate School of Business||Nida Bektaş||SNA A73firstname.lastname@example.org|
It should be noted that students, who cancel their exchange after the “notice period” provided by OIP right after the announcement of placement results, would lose -10 points if they apply for Summer Exchange Program again in the future.
You can also contact our Outgoing Student Advisors by booking an appointment on their office hours. You can use audio or video call on Google Meet for advising on exchange programs.
To book an appointment with Gizem Güler, please click here. To book an appointment with Ömer Eskici, please click here. To book an appointment with Ege Eskin, please click here.