Application for Ph.D. program and M.Sc.  with/without Thesis programs

Electrical Engineering offers three degree programs: MS with thesis, MS without thesis and PhD. Our programs are very competitive and the acceptance rate is about 20%. All MS with thesis and PhD students are admitted with full scholarship, which includes tuition waiver, stipend, and offered a furnished room in a shared apartment.


Items listed below are only for applicant’s information.

All the applicants should apply through ONLINE APPLICATION PROGRAM.  

Required items are:

  • Application Form
  • Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
  • Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc, 3 for Ph.D)
  • Recommendation Letters for Electrical and Electronics Engineering should be sent directly from referee with signature through e-mail
  • TOEFL , IELTS or UDS&KPDS Requirement (for those whose native language is not English)
    • New Internet Based: Minimum Score 80
    • Computer

      Based: Minimum Score 213

    • Paper Based: Minimum Score 550
    • IELTS: Minimum Score 6,5
    • UDS / KPDS / YDS: 87
  • ALES scores (required for all Turkish nationals)
  • GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Areas of Interest


Promising candidates will be called for an interview before a final decision is reached on their application.


Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering
Koç Üniversitesi, Faculty of Engineering
Rumelifeneri, Sariyer
Istanbul, TURKEY 34450
Phone: +90212 338 1371- +90212 338 1775
Fax:+90212 338 1395