Koç University is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Istanbul, Turkey.

Academic calendar

Semester I : Mid-September - Mid-January
Semester II: End of January - May

Application deadline
Semester I: 30th of May
Semester II: 1st of November

Areas of study open to exchange students

Psychology / Sociology

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here

Cost of living

Housing: Beginning from 3,050 TL to 7,350 TL  depending on the type of room.

Books: 150 -300 TL

Student meal menu (4 items) at Koç University Dining Hall: around 10 TL

Transportation: IETT Bus (KU Campus – Sarıyer): 1.75 TL-1 TL (Student Travel Pass Card) Dolmuş (Sarıyer – Beşiktaş): 2.00 TL – 1.50 TL (KU Campus-Sarıyer) Taxi (Taksim-Campus): 55TL



Normal study load per term:
in credits: ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Monday: 2 pm - 3 pm.
Tuesday: 12 pm - 1 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm

Please note: The International Office is closed from 29 July to 16 August.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: io.sbs@uu.nl (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm


Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer)
Present: Monday and Thursday

Loes van Velzen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Tessel Arendsen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday and Wednesday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.