To complete the English Preparatory Program, students are required to pass the Koç University English Proficiency Exam (KUEPE).
In order for students to be eligible to take the KUEPE, they must get enough points from the specified courses during the semester (Intermediate overall course grade: 80 / Upper-intermediate overall course grade: 65).
Students who do not get a passing score in the proficiency exam will enroll in and complete the course that they have to take in the program as they will not have completed the program.
First Year Students (Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters)
Second Year Students (Fall Semester):
Second Year Students (Spring Semester):
Second Year Students (After Spring Semester): If students have completed two academic years in the ELC, they are eligible to take two amnesty exams. If they choose, they may study in the ELC in the summer semester but are not required to do so. They are eligible without any requirement to take the following amnesty exams:
These students may also take outside exams as an amnesty exam. If they do not have a satisfactory score by the time the Amnesty Exam period is completed, they are required to be dismissed from university. ELC score and test center requirements for all ELC students apply as well to outside exams taken as amnesty exams. All proficiency exams accepted by the ELC may also serve as amnesty exams.
Required Scores for ELC Promotion:
*Per the latest instruction letter for Foreign Language Exam Equivalencies issued by the Center for Selection and Placement of Students (OSYM), in order for an international language exam taken in Türkiye to be accepted as equivalent, it must be taken in a state university building.