• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Architecture program form Okan University aims to provide students with the current debates, basic theoretical approaches and current knowledge in the fields of architecture history and theories, construction management, design methods and building technologies.
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There have been many important changes in the scope of architecture in recent years. Most of these changes have led to paradigmatic transformations in professional and academic fields. Among these, academic, scientific and professional orientations which are influenced by environmental problems and universal sustainability policies come to the fore. Learn more with the Architecture program form Okan University.

Key facts

With the proposal of the advisor and the approval of the Board of Directors of the Institute; The student can take 2 elective courses from the graduate programs of Istanbul Okan University or other universities. In order to take the proficiency exam, course credits must be completed and at least one national and / or international refereed statement and / or article publication requirement produced from doctoral studies must be fulfilled. Qualification Exam and Thesis Proposal stages must be completed successfully in order to start the PhD Thesis studies. In order to defend the Ph.D. Thesis in front of the Jury, the thesis follow-up process must be completed successfully and at least one international peer-reviewed paper and / or article publication requirement must be fulfilled.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    21 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Applications on Design Methods
  • Advanced Studies on Sustainable Architecture
  • Advanced Environmental Control
  • Social Survey Techniques
  • Typology Studies

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

Application Documents:

  • Completed Application Form / Online Application
  • Certified copy of Undergraduate Diploma*
  • Bachelor Transcript (4 years) *
  • Master Diploma
  • Master Transcripts
  • Copy of the passport*
  • Recognition of Bachelor (UK Naric)
  • Recognition of Master (UK Naric)
  • Motivation Letter (Only for Architecture Program)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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