Vehbi Koç Foundation, one of the first foundations of the Turkish Republic, works for the future of Turkey since 1969 with the breakthroughs made in the field of education, health and culture…
Vehbi Koç Foundation, on its way to create equal opportunities for young people, who are talented yet have limited financial means, assumes new responsibilities for the future of Turkey and enriches the educational area through innovations at world standards. Koç University has turned into a center of excellence by contributing to the science at universal level. The Koç School aims to raise individuals who protect their traditions and culture, respect human rights, who are open to innovation and are responsible.
Koç Elementary Schools having spread all around Turkey, contribute to achieving contemporary standards in Turkish educational system, with their leading and model studies.
With VKV American Hospital founded by Vehbi Koç Foundation, which is the largest non-profit private hospital of Turkey, equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology; Koç University School for Nursing, which raises fully equipped students as they step into the profession of nursing, Semahat Arsel Nursing Education and Research Center (SANERC), which support vocational development of working nurses, The Koç University Hospital operational since September 2014 , as well as the Foundation’s contributions to the projects in the field of health, our future is in the hands of competent human resources and contemporary practices of Turkish medicine world.
Vehbi Koç Foundation sheds a light on our past and future with its museums established with a contemporary approach, which bring together the universal language of arts with the society, with its research centers protecting the history of Anatolian civilizations and cultural heritage and opening their doors to the scientific, cultural and artistic world, and with the projects it supports. The heart of artistic and cultural life beats at Sadberk Hanım Museum, Koç University Suna-Inan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations (AKMED) and the Kaleiçi Museum, Koç University Vehbi Koç Ankara Studies Research Center (VEKAM), Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (ANAMED), ARTER, VKV Ford Otosan Gölcük Culture and Community Center.