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Koc University

48 months
19500 USD/year
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The History programme's goal at Koc University is to give its students a better understanding of the world and its history and to foster critical thinking and writing by exploring textual and visual materials.


Our lectures are supplemented with field trips, screenings of films and distinguished guest lecturers from Turkey and abroad.

Through a diversified approach to understanding the past, we encourage our students to undertake historical studies in a dynamic and vibrant way. History majors can seek careers in a variety of areas such as government, business, the cultural sector, publishing, broadcasting, and journalism or continue their studies at the graduate level to become scholars.

The History programme at Koc University offers courses in the History and Visual Culture of the Byzantine, Ottoman, Modern Turkish, Arab, Russian, and European Worlds, as well as ancient languages such as Greek, Latin, and Ottoman Turkish. 

Students have also an opportunity to take courses in Archaeology, Art and Architectural History of the Mediterranean, Europe and the Middle East from the Archaeology and History of Art Department. 

The department offers several elective courses such as history of modern diplomacy, history of ideologies, gender, culture and politics, and state and society in the Middle East. Many of the undergraduate history courses are cross listed with the Sociology, Economics and International Relations departments which facilitate the history student’s pursuit of a double major. 

The required core course of the university, the History of the Turkish Revolution, as well as a variety of elective core courses in History are administrated and offered by the department.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Glimpsing Modern Turkish History
  • Anatolian Civilizations From 9000 to 500 Bc
  • Culture and Society in the Early Modern Europe
  • The Ottoman World in Transition: 1566 – 1839
  • Europe From Late Antiquity to 1700

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An international standard university admission exam score or an international diploma grade
    • Official High School Diploma (if available at the time of submission)
    • Official high school transcripts (or predicted high school GPA)
    • Motivation letter
    • One (1) letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

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Koç University evaluates automatically all new undergraduate international candidates and international undergraduate transfer candidates for full (100%) or partial (50%) tuition-only scholarships on the basis of academic merit.

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