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1 KOÇ UNIVERSITY the perfect view

2  5677 Students (4642 UG+703 MS/MA+332 PhD)  491 Faculty  9,320 Alumni  7 Colleges + 4 Graduate Schools  18 Doctoral Degree Programs  30 Masters Degree Programs  22 Undergraduate Degree Programs  >272 Student Exchange Partners  77 Laboratories  2,786 student dormitory capacity  73% of students on scholarship KEY FIGURES

3 ACCREDITATION & MEMBERSHIPS  European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)  The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)  United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)  DS (Diploma Supplement) Label  The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)  Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)  Global Network of Advanced Management (GNAM)  Global Business School Network (GBSN)  United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)  The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)  Executive MBA program ranked among Financial Times global top 100  Turkish Psychologist Association (TPA)  MUDEK (EUR-ACE, European Accreditation of Engineering Programs)  European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute  Law Schools Global League (LSGL)

4 ACADEMIC STRUCTURE College of Administrative Sciences and Economics College of Social Sciences and Humanities College of Sciences College of Engineering School of Law School of Nursing School of Medicine Graduate School of Sciences and Engineering Graduate School of Business Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities Graduate School of Health Sciences

5 95% of all full-time faculty hold doctoral degrees from leading universities in the United States and Europe, with the remaining 5% from top Turkish universities KOÇ UNIVERSITY FACULTY Mine Çağlar, Associate Profesor in Mathematics PhD. Princeton University Ali Serpengüzel, Professor of Physics PhD. Yale University Alkan Kabakçıoğlu, Assistant Professof Physics PhD. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Metin Muradoğlu, Associate Professor Mechanical Engineering PhD Cornell University, USA Metin Türkay, Professor Industrial Engineering PhD Carnegie Mellon University Özgür Barış Akan, Professor Electrical and Electronics Engineering PhD Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Can Erkey, Professor Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD Texas A&M Universty

6 KU is positioned as an excellent research partner in terms of funding research projects in collaboration with national and international public and private institutions (universities, European Commission, public agencies, research and development agencies, business world, and industrial corporations) for research projects.  Close to 300 Publications in prestigious international journals (2012–2013)  Among the top three universities in Turkey in terms of publications per faculty and citation record  Over 400 Sponsored Research Projects (as of 2013)  Over $50 Million in funding received for active research RESEARCH AT KOÇ UNIVERSITY

7 SUPPORTED RESEARCH PROGRAMS Koç University organizes research programs for high school, undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research with Koç University Faculty Members. SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATES This program is for motivated undergraduates from different universities who want to improve their research skills and plan to attend graduate school. The program offers the undergraduates the opportunity to gain research experience that helps them decide if they want to pursue graduate education or professional research career. POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Koç University Postdoctoral Fellowship program supports post doctoral fellows. The program is designed to support the scholarly development of all qualified candidates who are committed to university careers. At the same time the program provides an opportunity to Koç University faculty to work with postdoctoral fellows in research areas of mutual interest.

8 Student Research Project Examples:  Bio-manufacturing, Artificial Organs, Bio-Medical Systems & Bio- Mechanics:  Sustainability and Alternative Energy Systems  Design LAB – Animation & Interaction Design  Migration Research Center’s EUIMAGINE Project STUDENT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

9  Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations: History, art, architecture and archaeology of civilizations in Turkey Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations:  Migration Research Program: International migration, transnationalism, forced migration, brain drain, migration citizenship Migration Research Program:  Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics: Protein folding dynamics, structure and functions, protein-interactions Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics:  Photonics Research Center: Fiber-optic communication systems, micro-electro-mechanical systems, micro/nano photonics, modeling of noise, nonlinear optics, solid-state lasers, quantum optics, spectroscopy, and ultrafast optics. Photonics Research Center  Tupras Energy Center/KUTEM: Fossil Fuels, biofuels, solar fuels Tupras Energy Center/KUTEM:  Semahat Arsel Nursing Education and Research Center: Guidance and counseling services for the hosp Semahat Arsel Nursing Education and Research Center  Globalization and Democratic Governance Center: Global Political Economy, Democratic Governance, Foreign Policy Analysis Globalization and Democratic Governance Center  Surface Technologies Research Center: Surface chemistry, physics and engineering Surface Technologies Research Center  Koç University Research and Application Center For Gender and Women's Studies: Gender in work, gender in science and arts, women rights Koç University Research and Application Center For Gender and Women's Studies  Dr. Nüsret-Semahat Arsel International Trade Law Application and Research Center Dr. Nüsret-Semahat Arsel International Trade Law Application and Research Center  Social Policy Application and Research Center: Youth studies and education-employment transition, socio-economic exclusion, urban sociology, social policy studies Social Policy Application and Research Center:  Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum: Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum:  Economic growth, global economics and development strategies  Koç University Migros Retailing Education Forum- KUMPEM Koç University Migros Retailing Education Forum- KUMPEM  Koç University Social Impact Forum-KUSIF Koç University Social Impact Forum-KUSIF RESEARCH CENTERS

10 RESEARCH LABORATORIES COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING  Micro-nano Fabrication Laboratory (Clean room)  Robotics and Mechatronics Laboratory (RML)  Advanced Materials Laboratory  Vibration and Design Laboratory  Energy Technologies and Supercritical Fluids Research Laboratuvarı  Molecular Biochemistry Research Laboratory  Cell and Tissue Enginerring Laboratory  Wireless Vehicular Networks Laboratory  Wireless Communication and Network Laboratory  Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (CFD)  Center for Advanced Design Technologies Intelligent User Interfaces Laboratory  Composite Materials Manifacturing Laboratory (KMÜL)  Networks and Distributed Systems Laboratory (NDSL)  Next-generation Wireless Comunication Laboratory (GKHL) Cryptography, Security &Privacy Research Group (CRYPTO) Systems Laboratory COLLEGE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES AND ECONOMICS Behavioral Sciences Laboratory SCHOOL OF NURSING Practical Laboratory Micro Chemistry Laboratory Physiology Anatomy Laboratory

11 RESEARCH LABORATORIES (cont’d) COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES  Psychology Laboratory  Archeology Laboratory COLLEGE OF SCIENCES  Computational Chemistry Laboratory  Computational Physics Laboratory  Inorganic Synthesis/X-ray Diffraction Laboratory  Laser Research Laboratory  Micro-Photonics Research Laboratory  Mitochondrial Biogenesis Laboratory  Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory  Nano-Photonics Research Laboratory  Quantum Dot and Nanoparticle Synthesis Laboratory  Metamaterials and Plasmonics Laboratory  Polymer Research Laboratory  Ceramics Laboratory  Surface Physical Chemistry Laboratory  Surface Plasmon Resonance and Sonochemistry Laboratory  Electronic Circuit Teaching Laboratory  General Biology Teaching Laboratory  General Physics Teaching Laboratory  General Chemistry Teaching Laboratory  Modern Physics Teaching Laboratory COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING  Molecular Engineering and Biotechnology Research Center  Center of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CCBB)  Computational Systems Biology Group (COSBI)  Manufacturing Automation and Research Center (MARC)  Koç-IBM Supply Chain Research Center  Multimedia Vision and Graphics Laboratory (MVGL)  Optical Microsystems Laboratory (OML)  Mechanical Characterization Laboratory

12 TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER OFFICE GOALS:  Build long-term sustainable relations with corporate partners, funding bodies and government for future R&D collaboration  Provide comprehensive support for faculty members for sponsored research  Facilitate the transfer of research into commercial applications  Support economic growth by launching new ventures based on Koç University research

13  Nişantaşı Campus – Downtown campus of Koç University, and home to the Nursing School. Adjacent to the Vehbi Koç Foundation American Hospital, this campus provides residential and dining facilities, conference halls, classrooms, group study rooms, as well as a library and fitness center.  Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC) – Located in the central Beyoğlu district, RCAC houses 10 pre-doctoral and 10 post-doc fellows pursuing research related to ancient history & archaeology.  Istinye Campus - Established in 1993 as the first KU site, the campus has been re-modeled to serve as a high- end conference and training center.  Istinye Campus also hosts KU Executive Education & Degree Programs offered by the Graduate School of Business. OFFSITE CAMPUS FACILITIES

14 STUDENT CLUBS Law Club KU TV KU Volunteers Management Club Marketing Club Media Club Mountaineering Club Model United Nations Music Club Nursing Club Rams American Football Team Russian Language Club Sailing Club Social Activities Club Social Sciences Club Spanish Club Stock Exchange Club Student Council Underwater & Research Group World Cuisine Group Yearbook Committee Academy Club Aikido Group Art Club Cinema Club Cognition and History Club Communication Club Computer Club Contemporary Art Platform Dance Club Debate Club Drama Club Economics Club Engineering French Club Folklore Club Freedom of Thought & Human Rights German Club International Relations Club International Students Society Italian Club Industrial Engineering Club K oç University is committed to support social and cultural activities that contribute to student enrichment. More than 80 student clubs and associations, include:


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17 OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS KU has established international partnerships with 272 reputable institutions around the world that include exchange, specialized programming and beyond. These partnerships give KU students access to programs in such countries as: Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belgium Bosnia-Herzegovina Brazil Bulgaria Canada China Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Egypt England Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hong Kong India Ireland Israel Italy Macedonia Mexico Netherlands New Zealand Norway Pakistan Peru Poland Portugal Romania Russia Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Switzerland Taiwan Thailand USA Japan Krygyz Republic Kuwait Latvia Lebanon Lithuania South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden

18 INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL PROGRAMS  Koç University Global Summer Academy  Graduate Summer Seminars  Doing Business in the Middle East & Turkey  University of South Carolina – Business in Turkey  Nanyang Technological University – GEM Discoverer Prelude Turkey  Istanbul through the Ages, Cappadocia in Context, Ottoman Epigraphy  Stanford Summer Program  Northwestern Summer School  Fiat Italia  And many more Full list of summer programs at

19 3M Accenture Akbank T.A.Ş Alarko Amerikan Hospital Anadolu Holding Arçelik Arkas Denizcilik Armada Bilgisayar Avea Aygaz Bank Europa BAT Beko Ticaret A.Ş Borusan Oto Borusan Holding Bosch Boston Consulting Cadburry Kent Coca-Cola Company Colgate Palmolive Citibank Danone Tikveşli Deloitte & Touche Deutsche Bank DHL Doğuş Group Dow Chemical Company Standard Ünlü Efes Pilsen Eczacıbaşı Grubu Ericcson Enka Holding Ernst & Young Estee Lauder Frito Lay Ford Otosan Finansbank Fortisbank Garanti Bank Garanti Teknoloji General Electric Grey Gilette GlaxoSmithKline Hewlett Packard HSBC Hürriyet IBM ING Bank İş Investments JP Morgan Johnson & Johnson Koç Holding Koç Sistem Koç Bilgi Group KPMG Kraft KLM Havayolları L’oréal Mavi Jeans McKinsey and Company Mercedes-Benz Merck Sharp&Dohme Microsoft Migros Turk Mobil Oil Morgan Stanley Motorola Nestle Novartis Netaş Otokoç Opet Petrol Ofisi OMV Peugeot Automotive Peppers&Rogers Pepsi PwC Procter & Gamble Pfizer Roche Sabancı Foundation Shell Şişecam Siemens Sony Tekfen Holding TSKB Turkcell Henkel Turk Tüpraş TEB Unilever Value Partners Vestel Vodafone Yapı Kredi Bank Yargıcı Zorlu Holding KU ALUMNI IN THE BUSINESS ARENA Currently, KU has over % undergraduate alumni and 25% alumni from graduate degree programs. KU graduates have demonstrated success in finding employment at top international and local firms. Employers of KU alumni include:

20 KU ALUMNI IN GRADUATE PROGRAMS Over one-third of KU alumni have enrolled in graduate programs at top academic institutions worldwide, with many earning full scholarships for PhD studies. Universities with KU alumni include: Nottingham University Oxford University Penn State University Princeton University University of Rotterdam Royal Institute of Technology Rutgers University Sheffield University Stanford University Surrey University Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Syracuse University Universita Leipzig University of Berne University of California – Berkeley University of California Los Angeles University of Chicago University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of Pennsylvania University of Stuttgart University of Sydney University of Vienna Virginia Tech Yale University York University Birmingham University Brown University Bocconi University California Institute of Technology Cambridge University Carnegie-Mellon University Columbia University Cornell University Duke University ESADE Business School Emory University George Washington University Georgia Institute of Technology Georgetown University Harvard University Helsinki University Imperial College London Instituto de Microelectronica de Madrid Johns Hopkins University Leiden University London Business School London School Of Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology Max Planck Institute McGill University New York University

21 For Additional Information Koç University Communications Office Phone: Thank you!

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