Synapsist is back and it’s better than ever!!!

We are happy to tell you that the biggest organization of EMSA Koç will be held between 20th to 27th of August 2017.


Synapsist is a one-week summer school at Koç University, Istanbul.

The Campus is in one the most beautiful districts of Istanbul where you can contemplate the Boshporus, Black Sea, and the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge all at once. You can also enjoy the landscape and breath in some fresh air thanks to forest surrounding Koç University. The campus is 35 minutes away from the city center, 15 minutes away from the nearest metro station. See in this video

Renowned Professors will give lectures, seminars, and presentations on various topics about cancer.

  • In Synapsist’17, we are hosting Professor Johann de Bono, one of the leading scientists in the field of prostate cancer.
  • Other than that, 15 professors who specialized in different branches of medicine will broaden your perspective on cancer by giving interactive lectures.
  •   Almost all the lectures will follow new and innovative methods to better integrate the attendees into the topics.
  •  Jigsaw Puzzle Lectures, Focus Group Lecture, Panel Discussion, Case Study, etc.
  •    We will also spend a day at Koç University Hospital, where you will have the opportunity to witness A Live Surgery! Our hospital is equipped with the state of the art technology. Have a look at

We will learn science while having fun!

After the academic program, we will spend the rest of the day enjoying the beauty of Istanbul! With our Social Program, you will be able to explore and experience nearly all the eminent natural and historical sights of Istanbul.

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Do you want to have an academic holiday or a cultural one? You can have both with us.

Haven’t you decided where to go? What about cherishing your holiday along Europe and Asia?

We invite you all to Synapsist17!