Covid-19 Update
The Koç University Graduate Schools are aware of the current barriers faced by some international applicants to provide a valid GRE and TOEFL test score reports due to test cancellations.

ETS has announced on 03.04.2020 that at-home TOEFL and GRE test options are now available worldwide (except for China and Iran). These solutions are now available everywhere the computer-delivered TOEFL iBT test and GRE General Test are normally available, with the exception of Mainland China and Iran. In Mainland China, ETS is working closely with NEEA to accommodate test-takers impacted by test cancellations, including adding test dates once regular testing resumes. ETS is working to offer at-home testing in Iran as soon as possible.

You can find more information in the following links for each test.
– GRE General Test –

You should register for the next available GRE and TOEFL test date available in your country and indicate the date on the online application form in the “Test scores“ and “Language scores“ section respectively.

All candidates will still be evaluated on the basis of all the other application documents (Statement of Purpose, Recommendation letters, Publications, CV, others) and may issue conditional admissions to selected candidates.

In order to enroll as a new student in the Fall 2020 semester, candidates that will be offered a conditional admission should provide before or during the enrollment period official GRE and TOEFL test score reports as specified in the conditional admission letter.

If you have further questions you can email us at indicating your GRADAPP application number.

Before starting your online application make sure you have the following documents:

  • Resume / CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • English language proficiency test results (either TOEFL for Master’s or PhD programs or YDS for Turkish applicants)
  • ALES/GRE test score

Other documentation may also be required. Please make sure you check the application requirements website.

Important things to remember!

  • There is no need for a separate scholarship application. You only need to apply to the program(s) of your choice.
  • The application process is free. There is no application fee.
  • It is important to scan your documents before starting the online application.
  • You will also be able to upload any additional documents required to process your application after you have submitted it online.
  • If there are any technical problems with your application you can always sent an email to missing documents or information.

Once you developed the required documents you are ready to submit your application online.

Use the online application to apply.