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About This Course

This program is designed for faculty members, Master’s and PhD students and researchers who aim to improve their English language skills, academic and article writing skills and their skills for teaching in English by integrating education technologies.

Program takes place online.

You can enroll in the courses offered by three different departments of Koç University. You can use the links below to view the courses opened by these departments . After you decide to apply, you can create an application for the courses you want by clicking the Online Application link

Academic Writing Center (ACWR) Courses

English Language Center (ELC) Courses

Office of Learning and Teaching (KOLT) Courses

Candidates must meet the English Proficiency Requirements to attend the courses.

Program Dates

24 January – 11 February 2022

Deadline: 10 January 2022

Program Fee

Academic English Program for Researchers 2022 total program fee is 4.600 Turkish Liras.

Total course fee includes all online course materials.


Academic Writing Center (ACWR) Courses

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Kamuran Osmanoğlu

Kamuran Osmanoğlu is a Lecturer at the Academic Writing Program at Koç. He received his PhD in Philosophy at the University of Kansas. Before joining Koç, he taught philosophy at the University of Kansas and Bilkent University. He has multiple years of experience in teaching writing to professionals and researchers from different disciplines. He continues his research in philosophy of (social) science, philosophy of mind, and ethics of technology.

English Language Center (ELC) Courses

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Aydın Behnam

Aydın Behnam is an instructor of English for Academic Purposes at the Koç University English Language Center. He received his PhD in English Literature from the Science University of Malaysia. He has over two decades of experience in teaching English language skills to students and professionals at schools, organizations and universities in multiple countries. His interests include interpersonal and presentation skills, translations, poetry and fiction. He is currently working on his second novel, as well as developing new presentation and public speaking courses.

Office of Learning and Teaching (KOLT) Courses

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Zuhal Zeybekoğlu

Dr. Zuhal Zeybekoğlu is currently with the Koç University Office of Learning and Teaching (KOLT). She is the Director of the Office, responsible for managing professional development programs for faculty and academic support services for students and assisting academic programs in their internal evaluation processes. With over 20 years of experience in higher education, her main research interests focus on learning and teaching in higher education. She has joined several SoTL projects published in national and international journals so far. Please visit KOLT’s website to view her CV.