Koç University is a private, nonprofit institution located on a state-of-the-art campus in Rumelifeneri, Istanbul. Currently, Koç University offers degrees in the Colleges of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, and Law as well as the School of Nursing. The new School of Medicine admitted its first class in September, 2010. More detailed inf...ormation about Koç University can be found at the web site: http://www.ku.edu.tr/.The English Language Center (ELC) provides intensive language instruction which aims to prepare students for the English-medium academic programs of Koç University. Approximately 600 students enter the ELC each year, and, with its 40 faculty members and staff, ELC plays a pivotal role in students’ transition to university life.