Ph.D. On Campus


Istanbul Okan University

48 months
3000 USD/year
3000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Architecture program form Istanbul 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.  


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 Istanbul 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Original or notarized certificate of four-year undergraduate / graduate diploma,
  • ALES (Numeral Section) Certificate
  • Foreign Language Certificate,
  • Transcript
  • Identity Card Copy or Notarized Copy,
  • Certificate of Residence,
  • Military Deferment Certificate or Discharge Certificate,
  • Criminal Record,
  • 3 passport size photos,
  • Filling out the T. C. Istanbul Okan University Graduate application form.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12000 USD for the full programme during 48 months.

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.


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