Ph.D. On Campus

Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

24 months
14500 USD/year
6258 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The curriculum of the Interior Architecture and Environmental Design program from Bilkent University combines the arts with technical and scientific studies in order to give students a well-rounded education. 


As the department is cognizant of modern trends in interior architecture and the implications of new technologies, the Interior Architecture and Environmental Design program from Bilkent University aims at providing a balanced education between the artistic, technological and humane aspects of the profession.


The next step is to prepare and defend a dissertation proposal. Upon a favorable evaluation of the proposal by the dissertation committee, the candidate qualifies for work towards a Ph.D. dissertation. 

At the completion of the dissertation, a jury composed of five scholars, expert in the relevant field examines the dissertation for a final decision on the degree. All Ph.D. candidates are required to have at least one article accepted for publication in an AHCI, SSCI or SCI indexed journal before the final dissertation defense.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics
  • Academic Practices
  • Graduate Studio 
  • Research Methods 
  • Seminar in Advanced Research Topics
  • Ph.D. Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


21 alternative credits

The minimum course load for the Ph.D. program is 21 credit units.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
149 (quantitative)

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submission of ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Eğitimi Giriş Sınavı/Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam) or GRE scores. GMAT scores are required for graduate programs in Business Administration.)
    • Fluency in written and oral English. Please see the websites of each graduate school for the list of accepted tests.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Recommendations from instructors or others qualified to evaluate academic ability.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6258 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6258 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 14,500 USD for international students and 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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