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Location: Istanbul, Turkey
University: Koç University
Terms: Fall or Winter-Spring Quarters, Full Year
Application Deadline:
Fall Quarter, Full Year: February 10, 2015
Winter-Spring Quarters: June 1, 2015
Language of Instruction: English, Turkish
Academic Interests: Science and engineering, social sciences, humanities

Program Description

Koç University is one of the top institutions of engineering and the fastest rising university in Turkey. Northwestern students will have the option of studying abroad for a semester or full academic year, and will be able to combine course work with research. This new exchange program mainly targets students in engineering, but also mathematics and the science, and classes are offered in engineering, social sciences and humanities. The academic advisors for the program are Professors Gokhan Memik and Seda Ogrenci Memik in Electrical Engineering.


Koç exchange students pay Northwestern tuition ($15,612 for Fall 2014, $23,418 for Winter/Spring 2015, and $39,030 for the full academic year 2014-2015.) Students should also budget approximately $4,500 for housing and meals, about $1,500 for international airfare, and approximately $3,000 for personal expenses, such as travel and entertainment.

Students applying to this program are eligible for IPD Study Abroad Fellowships and may be eligible for external funding opportunities. Students participating in this program are subject to Withdrawal Policies for Northwestern-Sponsored Programs.

For more information about billing, finances, and financial aid for study abroad, please refer to the Money Matters resource page of the Study Abroad Office website or contact Krista Buda Bethel in the Financial Aid Office.