Koç University was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey. Koç University strives to be a center of excellence, one that succeeds in providing a world-class education to its students, creating new knowledge via the research of its faculty, applying the acquired knowledge for the benefit of society, and equipping its students with the highest sense of ethics, social responsibility and good citizenship.
Koç University School of Medicine
As one of the newest schools of medicine in Turkey, we started our first academic year in 2010 – 2011. Our objective is to train the students of Koç University School of Medicine as doctors, who are concerned with the health problems of the 21st century and who can generate medical solutions under the guidance of science.
Koç University School of Nursing
KUSON’s mission is to educate leader nurses on par with universal standards, dedicated to lifelong learning, ethical values and human rights, who have effective communication, problem solving and research skills and can respond to the changing health requirements and technologic advancement of a modern society.