What is the main difference between KOÇ MIM, CEMS MIM and MBA Programs?

Koç Master of Science in International Management Program is a pre-experience degree as opposed to Koç MBA Programs which require at least 3 years of professional experience.

KOÇ MIM Program is especially aimed at candidates who are willing to extend their network within national borders and pursuit a career in Türkiye, since they are not obligated to fulfill the two criteria of the CEMS MIM Program: Exchange semester abroad and International Internship.

When are the CEMS MIM and KOÇ MIM application deadlines for the 2023-2024 Academic Year?

The application deadlines for  CEMS MIM  and  KOÇ MIM  Programs for the  2023-2024 Academic Year  are:

Early Application is February 28th, 2023.

Regular Application deadline is April 28th, 2023.

Late Application deadline is June 18th, 2023.

Can I send my application documents by mail?

Only online applications will be considered https://apply.ku.edu.tr/

Who should write my recommendation letters?

There is no restriction on who should write your recommendation letters. However, candidates are advised to provide at least one of their recommendations from a business professional. This person can be someone you have worked with during any kind of part-time/ full-time job.

Are my recommenders obliged to fill in the recommendation form?

The recommendation forms have been prepared to facilitate the task of your recommender. However, recommendation letters in essay format are equally welcome. In order to upload the essay, the recommender will be directed with an email notification from the online application system.

Does it matter whether our transcripts are in English or in Turkish?

Transcripts can be presented in English or Turkish. Foreign students who possess transcripts in languages other than English or Turkish are required to have it translated and approved.

How are interviews arranged?

Interviews are arranged after the candidate completes and submits the online application.

Is taking Business courses at undergraduate level a requirement?

Taking Business courses at the undergraduate level is a requirement. KOÇ MIM also accepts applications of students whose Bachelor’s degree is not in a business-related field. In that respect, students, holding non-business undergraduate degrees, are expected to participate to the pre-master program.

How much is the application fee and where do I pay it?

The application fee for the 2023-2024 Academic year is 360 TL and the fee is going to be paid on apply.ku.edu.tr

How much is the tuition for CEMS MIM and KOÇ MIM Programs for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

2023-2024 Academic Year Tuition for Turkish Citizens: 520.000,00 TL

2023-2024 Academic Year Tuition for non-Turkish Citizens: 22.000,00 $

The non-refundable Application Fee: 360,00 TL

Are dormitories available for MIM students?

We are not able to provide dormitories.

Is a thesis required for completing MIM studies at Koç?

CEMS MIM/KOÇMIM is a non-thesis program. However, the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) requires a graduation project to accomplish the program.

Can I visit your campus and attend a class?

With prior notification, it is possible for candidates to visit the campus and attend a lecture.