The program aims to cultivate scholars who formulate and conduct original scientific research in the field of Architecture and sub-research areas such as History of Architecture, Theory and Criticism, Cultural Studies, Environmental Control and Building Technology, Building Information, Urban Design. The target of the program is to provide students with basic theoretical approaches and accumulation of knowledge in the field of architecture and the listed sub-research areas at international, national and local scales. Within the framework of the program, the students will gain the ability to conduct independent research, interpret the scientific events with a broad perspective and determine the necessary steps to reach new syntheses.
The first year of the Ph.D. programme consists of coursework, followed by one year of preparation for the Doctorate Proficiency Examination. After passing the examination successfully, students will begin to write their dissertations, for a total research period of two years.
The program both enables the candidates to embark on an academic career with a research culture and provides them with new insights into specific areas of the discipline.
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
To be a graduate of Architecture or similar (e.g. Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Design, City and Regional Planning) bachelor’s degree program and to be a graduate of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Interior Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Design, Energy Technologies, Sociology, New Media, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar MSc degree programs (with thesis).
Min. Graduation Degree(Master) should be: 3.00 / 4.00
One of the test results listed below should be obtained :
GRE (New): Min. 153, GMAT: Min. 500 ALES: 70 Quantitative
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
TOEFL IBT: Min. 90 or its equivalent defined by ÖSYM
IELTS is invalid due to State Higher Education Council of Turkish Republic Legislation effective as of 01.07.2016.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
Portfolio of previous architectural design works.
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