The first and foremost condition for joining the Koç MBA Programme is to be a highly motivated and dedicated individual. In addition, all applicants must possess the following qualifications:

In order to apply to the MBA Programme, the applicants must complete the online application ( and upload the following;

  • GMAT/GRE/Koç Admission Test (KAT) scores
  • An official academic transcript from every university attended
  • Three essays as specified
  • Application fee payment slip
  • A written statement of corporate support for part time applicants
  • TOEFL/IELTS and ALES scores can also be uploaded if available

Two Reference Letters should be submitted for the application. The candidate should provide the contact information of those who will fill in the reference letters in the online application. They will be provided with the web link of the reference letter form via e-mail. All qualified applicants will be called for an interview by the Graduate School of Business. The candidates will be given a business case to read right before the interview and will be asked to answer questions related to the case as a part of the interview process. For both programmes, the Admission Committee consists of Graduate School of Business Executive Director, Programme Manager and Programme Coordinator. The committee makes the final admission decision on a consensus basis.

All Koç University programmes are in English and the official language of the MBA programme is English. The admission interview is conducted in English. The candidates are given a business case in English to read and are expected to answer questions about the case during the interview. Standardized tests such as TOEFL/IELTS may also be required in case admission committee finds it necessary.