Tofaş Akademi

Nilufer KOÇ Middle School and TOFAS Science High School


Nilufer KOÇ Middle School

Nilufer Koc Middle School is one of the 17 schools in Turkey which was built by the Vehbi Koc Foundation in 1999 for the purpose of supporting our country’s education in 1999.

In the 1999 – 2000, academic year the school started its journey with 420 students with educational tools provided by Koç Foundation. The school’s first gratuates were in the 2000-20001 academic year.

the Koç Foundation has connected every single school is has built to its own organizations in order to find solutions of the needs of the schools. Tofaş focuses on teacher, student development and physical background for the development of the school.

Students who receive the first three degrees each year receive scholarships provided by the Koc Foundation during their high school education.

Each year an average of 380 students are graduate from the school.
Education in Nilufer Koc Middle School is continuing with double shift schooling system with 1540 students and 89 teachers and 4 administrative staff.


TOFAS Science High School

Founded as Bursa Ali Osman Sonmez High School in 1966 the school renovated as TOFAS Science High School in its new building which was built in a collaboration between DOSAB and TOFAS and was handed the Ministry of National Education in the 2014- 2015 academic year.

It has a total area of 17.800m2, 12500 of which is a closed area a dormitory with a 240 –bed capacity and gymnasium

480 students are studying at the school and approximately 120 students graduate each year.

Alumnis have been studying at the Turkey’s leading universities at departments like engineering, medicine, pharmacy.

Innovation Lab. was established in 2017 as to contribution the TOFAS to the development of the students, to follow new technologies and to instil entrepreneurship and design thinking methods.

The students produce and discuss ideas and work on projects in the Innovation Workshop. Also, TOFAS supports on their on the project studies.

TOFAS continues to provide the support on teacher – student development and the physical needs for the impovement of the school. It also provides scholarship for successful students during their university education.