Visiting Fellows

Ph.D. students and Postdoctoral researchers

Program for visiting fellows is open to Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers who would like to spend two to twelve months at Koç University in interaction with MiReKoc affiliated faculty and researchers, to participate in seminars and workshops and to develop their research in Koç University’s excellent academic environment. Visitors receive a Koç University ID card, therefore can use the facilities and the library on site. Furthermore, the Ph.D. and above level  visitors are expected to give a universitywide seminar regarding the topic of their research.

Applicants should send a Letter of Intent that expresses their reasons for application and summarizes their research area, their CV and the names and contact information of two referees via email to mirekoc@ku.edu.tr.

Recent graduates with an MA degree or MA students preparing a thesis

This position is also open to recent graduates with an MA degree or MA students preparing a thesis, who would like to conduct further research, participate in seminars and workshops and to develop their research in Koç University’s excellent academic environment. They are expected to regularly visit the campus and may make use of shared office space. Visitors receive a Koç University ID card, therefore can use the facilities and the library on site.

Graduate students and junior professional workers are welcomed to collaborate at MiReKoc during one of the three available terms:

(1) Spring term: Spring term takes place throughout February-March-April-May. Applications are welcomed during the period of 1-15 December every year. The announcements for accepted candidates will be made on the first week of January.

(2) Summer term: Summer term takes place throughout June-July-August. Applications are welcomed during the period of 1-15 April every year. The announcements for accepted candidates will be made on the first week of May.

(3) Autumn term: Autumn term takes place throughout September-October-November-December. Applications are welcomed during the period of 1-15 July every year. The announcements for accepted candidates will be made on the first week of August.

Potential candidates can apply during the periods indicated above by emailing a CV and a cover letter to mirekoc@ku.edu.tr.

Summer Internship with KUSRP

Koç University Summer Research Program is a seven-week program for motivated undergraduates from different universities who want to improve their research skills and plan to attend graduate school. The program offers the undergraduates the opportunity to gain research experience that helps them decide if they want to pursue graduate education or professional research career. Beginning and ending dates are flexible to accommodate the needs of the particular student and the research faculty, but the usual summer term includes June-July-August period. Potential candidates interested in doing a summer internship at MiReKoc with KUSRP can apply by filling out the Application Form and returning it to KU Summer Research Program for Undergraduates. For detailed information about the program and application process, please visit the program website.