- Minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00
- Proof of English language proficiency: TOEFL: IBT min. 80, CBT min. 213, PBT min. 55 (for non-native English speakers)
- GRE: minimum score 685/154 Quantitative (for International applicants)
- Official transcripts
- 2 letters of recommendation
Months of entry
Students at the Design Lab are part of Koç University‘s Design, Technology and Society (DTS) graduate program—an interdisciplinary program that aims to provide students with opportunities to acquire an applied, theoretical and critical understanding of interaction design, user experience design and service design; and distinguish themselves as researchers and/or practicioners in these fields.
The program awards MDes, MA and PhD degrees. Please see the program website at dts.ku.edu.tr for more information.
Information for international students
There is no separate application process for the full scholarship. You apply to the program and if admitted will be offered the full scholarship.
The program is taught in English and there are a full range of student support services for our international students.
Fees and funding
KU Graduate Fellowship
KU Graduate Fellowship is a unique and highly competitive MA and PhD scholarship opportunity for outstanding applicants. Candidates having outstanding academic record and/or having high impact scientific publications are considered for KU Graduate Fellowship.
- Monthly stipend
- Full tuition waiver
- Free furnished housing nearby campus or housing aid
- Private health insurance
- Travel awards
- Other benefits
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- MA by research
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team