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Dean’s Message

Prof. H. Funda Yağcı Acar

The mission of Koç University, College of Sciences is to educate future leaders who can design strategies based on scientific principles and to do cutting-edge research with high impact. We educate our undergraduate and graduate students with highest ethical and professional standards, with appreciation of life-long learning and growth and with interdisciplinary perspective in addition to in-depth fundamental knowledge. Our criteria of success is not only to attract the best students, but also to create opportunities for our students to improve themselves so that our graduates are the top choice of both industry and academia. For this, we include our students starting from their first year as researchers in our ongoing projects that find answers to important scientific questions and combine fundamental science and applications by interdisciplinary approaches.

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2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) Awards and Honors

2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP)

The results of the Science Academy Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) for 2024 have been announced

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences Sustainability

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences

The Science Fair organized yearly by Koç University College of Sciences was the 2024 theme of "Sustainability." The "College of Sciences Science Fair: Sustainability" event, held on May 22, hosted many guests who are experts in their fields. With this event, an effort was made to raise awareness about Sustainability, the importance of which has begun to be understood more in recent years. At the event, the issue of sustainability was discussed in various areas, such as corporate companies, law, and academia; the students' scientific studies on Sustainability and the posters of these studies attracted great attention from the participants.

TÜBİTAK Science Award Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) Awards and Honors

2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP)

The results of the Science Academy Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) for 2024 have been announced

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences Sustainability

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences

The Science Fair organized yearly by Koç University College of Sciences was the 2024 theme of "Sustainability." The "College of Sciences Science Fair: Sustainability" event, held on May 22, hosted ma...

TÜBİTAK Science Award Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı Awards and Honors

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı

Prof. Halil Kavaklı from the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics received the 2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award, which is given annually in the fields ...

Assoc. Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards. Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Asst.Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar received her 2nd ERC! Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar received her 2nd ERC!

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics received her 2nd ERC starting grant to study Spatiotemporal regulation of centriolar satellite homeostasis.

College of Sciences in Numbers

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+ Undergraduate Students
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Faculty
Undergraduate Program

Active national and international project
Master’s Program

TÜBA-GEBİP Award
PHD Program

TÜBİTAK Incentive Award