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

  • Graduate proficiency test scores: GRE, GMAT and ALES (Turkish applicants) are accepted.
    English proficiency test scores: TOEFL is the only exam accepted.
    Please send your test scores to:
    TOEFL (ETS): institution code 0163
    GRE (ETS): institution code 0668
    GMAT (GMAC): institution code 0163

Minimum scores for the tests are:
GMAT 600
GRE 150

  • An official academic transcript from every university attended (You can send it to the Graduate School of Business, Koç University, Rumeli Feneri yolu, Sariyer, Istanbul, 34450, Turkey.)
  • A statement of purpose describing your proposed area of study and why you are prepared for this program.
  • Three (or more) Letters of Recommendation. 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.
  • A curriculum vita.

Selected applicants will be called for an interview by the Graduate School of Business.

For your inquiries, please contact Graduate School of Business at