Summer Exchange 2020 - Second Call for Applications!

Author: Office of International Programs (OIP)

OIP invites Koç University students to apply for Summer Exchange Program!

Second Call for Applications for Summer Exchange Program are now open. The deadline for applications is 06/03/2020.

Info Sessions:

Feb 17, 14:00-15:00 – Student Council Room

Feb 26, 15:00-16:00 – Student Council Room

Summer Exchange Partners & Course Offerings

We advise you to check OIP website for more information on Summer Exchange Partners’ course offerings and any administrative fees associated with their summer programs.

Summer Exchange Quotas

Second Call for Applications will be open for the unused quotas in the First Call. The quotas which will be open for students' applications are listed below. The students must disregard the quota information on the website and refer to the table below.

University Name


Aalto University


Aarhus University


ESSCA School of Management - Paris


ESSCA School of Management - Shanghai


ESSCA School of Management - Budapest


ESSCA School of Management - Angers-Bordeaux


Grenoble Ecole de Management




KEDGE Business School


Linköping University


Shangai Jiao Tong University 


Stockholm University


The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Vienna University of Economics and Business


Warsaw School of Economics


How to Apply?

You can apply online on KUAPP system ( Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Please visit our website in order to watch the demo video “How to apply

Application Documents:

You may find the required documents for the application below:

• Official Transcript: Please keep in mind that it takes a couple of days for Registrar’s Office to issue your transcript.

• English Language Test Score:

-          IELTS – min. 6,5

-          TOEFL IBT-min. 80

-          Koç TOEFL – min.  550-You may request the document from the Registrar’s Office

We advise you to have your document valid during your application to the partner university as well.

• Photo: Please upload a photo of you along with your application form.

You can list 6 universities for your preferences in your online application.

Note: The application procedures can vary depending on your chosen program and destination.

Application Requirements: 

  • Your cumulative GPA; min 2.20
  • Language Proficiency; TOEFL IBT80/Koç TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.5 (taken no later than 2 years)

Placement Criteria:

Summer Exchange programs are competitive. There may not be enough spots for all applicants and decisions are not made on a first come, first served basis. Applications are reviewed by the Exchange Programs Selection Committee and evaluation is done based on the following:

  • Your CGPA: %75
  • Your English Test Score: %25


Course Recognition:

It is mandatory to get approval from your faculty if you are planning to transfer the credits for courses and submit the copy of approved course equivalency form if you will transfer the courses.

For further questions, please visit OIP web page and/or visit OIP office from Monday to Friday between 11:30-12:30 & 14:00-15:00.

Information sessions will be organized within the application period. The dates and location of the information sessions will be announced later on.

Best Wishes,

Office of International Programs